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The Great Gig In The Sky

Features of This Track

acoustic rock instrumentation
blues influences
gospel influences
demanding vocal performances
mild rhythmic syncopation
heavy melodic ornamentation
intricate melodic phrasing
extensive vamping
thru composed melodic style
a clear focus on recording studio production
minor key tonality
a vocal-centric aesthetic
an emotional female lead vocal performance
a partially spoken vocal delivery
a gravelly female vocalist
slide guitars
prominent organ
emphasis on instrumental arranging

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Does it get any better than this?
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immsuchhador k
F**k YES. This song & this album = love.
orutra123090
This is probably one of the greastest albums of all time.
glueckfamily 1
Why do they have 'if you hear this whispering you are dying' and 'I never said I was frightened of dying' as if both are said in the song? It's either one or the other.
Still, this is one of my favourites off of this album. :P
And by the way which ones pink
Goosebumps galore
Clare torrey amazing voice....
d(-_-)b
Can you hear the whisper? So cold now...
rcollopy14
Man-o-man. What a voice.
sglassford1
beautiful
She did the vocals in one take
This is Clare torrey

Great ..pink floyd love this song
Ok I love this song but I dont want to hear that woman in the background B**CH shut the f**k up!!!
Eargasm!!!
Just ��
I've lost count of the many times I've listened to this album!! So awesome
Only if they could sign like this woman more today.
Pink Floyd is the most amazing and remarkable bands that has ever existed. David Gilmour is absolutely a prodigy and can be placed in the highest level of music genius. His ability ranks with that of Mozart. Only in generations to come will the full scope of his brilliance and gift truely be regonized. I was asked if I had choice to talk to one person and only one person who would it be? Without any hesitation my answer was David Gilmour.
Annie Lennox might take a stab at this one, you could tell she still has the pipes to do it from the Beatles show the other day.
I love floyd

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Yes , great Prog is still being played and recorded ,start with Steve Wilson !!
zekedoo
Floyd rocks! Too bad music like this is not made anymore! Pop is crap.
Pink Floyd rules- EPIC MUSIC for the ages......
Love life is the definition for this song
I can play this on piano for the most part
Takes me there
we will all go there someday. enjoy this life while you last. perfect sense parts 1 and 2 i request be played at my funeral
Gilmore top five I say
Eight lines have never said so much in as little space maybe
My funeral song as will be other pink floyd tunes
dmculbertson
One of the most powerful songs ever written
This song reaches to my core just like the rest of the album!
Rip Richard Wright. 5 years today
pcred
No matter your mood you're always better after this tune
Two words... Richard Wright.
Some of the best lyrics ever written
Omg this song is EVERYTHING !!
Song doesn't need a name
Oleta Adams
mbeven819
Goodnight Monday, I'm leaving you today for Tuesday.... and listening to this until I get there :p
What a voice here...
Fantastic vocals! I'll always love hearing this song play
rmgravely
Martin I Agee 10000%
rmgravely
Maybe the most amazing vocal lead EVER!
One if not the greatest ablun ever made...every aspect of it is amazing...an d David Gilmore is one of the most under-stated guitarist of last 40yrs.<--per i o d
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