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- Lostinthewall6 - 08-10-2007 08:03 AM
Ive always liked the division bell more than amlor, which is your favorite between the two?
- Dyolf - 08-10-2007 08:12 AM
On the whole, The Division Bell, but I do love 'On The Turning Away' and 'Sorrow' from AMLoR, and 'Yet Another Movie', 'Learning To Fly' and 'The Dogs of War' sound great live.
- Lostinthewall6 - 08-10-2007 08:19 AM
Oh "On the Turning Away" is the main reason i pull out amlor, "Dogs of War" and "Terminal Frost" are quite good too
- quickpost - 08-10-2007 08:26 AM
for about the past 12 months for some strange reason amlor and tdb are the most played albums i have ???
i have to say the only songs i do not LOVE on both albums are a new machine, and keep talking.
the rest of the stuff is either good or outstanding
tdb is better by a narrow margin i think
- Lostinthewall6 - 08-10-2007 11:07 AM
i agree with that, i dont care for "Keep Talking" at all, but the rest of the album is pretty awesome
- Gilmour - 08-11-2007 09:48 AM
The Division Bell is one of my favourite Floyd albums and i think it gets overlooked far too much, id probably put it in the top four and take out dark side, Amlor is really good too probably better than some of the pre dark side albums but not as good as the division bell
- coolio GNR - 08-11-2007 04:20 PM
A Momentary Lapse of Reason is one of the worst Pink Floyd albums ever along with More and Ummagumma. The Division Bell is one of their best albums.
1. Dark Side of the Moon
2. Wish You Were Here
4. The Wall
6. Obscured by Clouds
7. The Division Bell
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- Dyolf - 08-11-2007 04:30 PM
quickpost Wrote:for about the past 12 months for some strange reason amlor and tdb are the most played albums i have ???That's pretty much my view too.
I think the album version of Keep Talking is a little boring but the live version is much better, a bit like Dogs Of War - alot better live.
I think A New Machine is supposed to coincide with Terminal Frost, like one long piece.
While AMLoR could be better, it's here to stay, so there. I like most of it, even One Slip, which is a bit "poppy" for Floyd IMO.
- Three Different Ones - 08-12-2007 01:57 AM
AMLOR on a count of it not sucking completely (though it does suck) it has a couple somewhat decent songs
- Grguitarfreek100 - 08-18-2007 11:08 AM
i never liked the later floyd sound how they always had kindof a quarter note thump of a bassline. It always bored me, and they have alot of that on those 2 albums.
- Radio Slaver - 08-18-2007 07:54 PM
Dogs of War, Sorrow and On The Turning Away are great.
Lost For Words, High Hope, Wearing The Inside Out, A Great Day For Freedom and sometimes What Do You Want From Me are good to great.
- only floyd - 08-19-2007 03:45 AM
Deffo Division Bell, my whole family like it :) AMLOR is ok but is less played.
- Dark Globe - 08-22-2007 11:25 PM
coolio GNR Wrote:A Momentary Lapse of Reason is one of the worst Pink Floyd albums ever along with More and Ummagumma. The Division Bell is one of their best albums.ummagumma is one of floyds best.......
- Funky Dung - 08-28-2007 07:49 AM
I definitely prefer The Division Bell over A Momentary Lapse of Reason although both are great. I consider AMLoR to be more of a Dave solo album than PF, since it's just Dave, Rick on a few tracks, and all session musicians. TDB used session musicians as well, but not to make up for a full-fledged rock band... on TDB, it was Dave, Rick, and Nick.
- some_jackass - 08-28-2007 12:35 PM
<span style='font-size:11pt;line-height:100%'>A Momentary Lapse Of Reason will always have a comfortable spot in my heart because I saw the band perform live twice on that supporting tour.
With a few good songs like Keep Talking, High Hopes and What Do You Want From Me, Division Bell is slightly subpar by comparison in my opinion.</span>
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RE: Floyd's two final studio albums - amlor vs division bell - A Saucerful of Secrets - 01-11-2012 06:13 AM
The Division Bell by far.
RE: Floyd's two final studio albums - amlor vs division bell - Arno Sluismans - 01-12-2012 12:39 AM
Some love for Dogs Of War in this thread... That's quite new to me. It usually seems to be Pink Floyd's second to most hated song ever (right behind Another Brick in the Wall, but that can be attributed almost completely to the passion Lady Floydian has against it :D). For me, that song (along with One Slip and A New Machine,) is the reason why I don't listen to AMLoR very often. I really don't want to drag myself through those songs, even though I think Signs of Life and Terminal Frost are two of Pink Floyd's best songs, and Learning to Fly is one of their best when singles are concerned.
Overall, I like TDB more, but even that one is very uninspired. Just too many 6 minute songs bloated with guitar solos. The album has very little variation in it, and it's hard for me to even compare the songs to each other because they're really quite similar. If you'd have taken one random song off this album and placed it on WYWH, it would probably have sounded mind blowing amazing, but this album is just a bit of a drag to me. The one song I really love from it is also one of Pink Floyd's best though: High Hopes.
RE: Floyd's two final studio albums - amlor vs division bell - Joe - 01-13-2012 02:35 AM
I wholeheartedly agree with you, Arno.
RE: Floyd's two final studio albums - amlor vs division bell - cevor - 01-13-2012 09:24 AM
I really like both, mostly because of their significance in the evolution of the band. Being a Gilmour fan it was awesome to see him stick it to Roger after all of his mis-deeds and legal pursuits after he quit the band.
Musically I find both departures from the old war stories to something more palatable and accessible to more people. Exactly the reason they were playing arenas while ol' Roger was in theaters.
All you have to mention is High Hopes and Learning To Fly along with all of the great other songs and the Gilmour era firmly takes it's place in history.
I love Roger's solo material too, it's better released under his own name, he should've started one album sooner! :-)
RE: Floyd's two final studio albums - amlor vs division bell - silverpot - 01-13-2012 05:02 PM
I also like both, maybe AMLOR a bit more because of the energy it emits, especially Dogs of War, blues rock at it's best.
But the melodies on TDB are great, some of the best PF ever came up with imo.
Sometimes I wonder if it could be that long time PF fans like the last two albums just because we grew up with the band. I mean, AMLOR was made by men in their forties, TDB by men in their fifties. I can easily see why people in their twenties don't get it. It's too subtle.
RE: Floyd's two final studio albums - amlor vs division bell - A Saucerful of Secrets - 01-13-2012 07:51 PM
A Momentary Lapse Of Reason sounds like a new band almost. Which in a way, it is. The Division Bell sounds more relaxed and confident overall. The songs are overall so much better. I don't know why some people do not like Poles Apart and High Hopes. Some of Pink Floyd's best tunes.
RE: Floyd's two final studio albums - amlor vs division bell - Arno Sluismans - 01-14-2012 04:35 AM
I dislike Poles Apart for its silly lyrics, the strange shift in the chorus, and the weird instrumental middle section. I love High Hopes though. I also think you're right about AMLoR sounding like a new band, and I think that TDB sounded like Pink Floyd again, just without the concepts and lyrics.