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Pink Floyd: Wish You Were Here (Columbia)

Bud Scoppa, Phonograph Record, October 1975

Although Pink Floyd has always represented itself – through album graphics, song and album titles, and stage presentation – as working in the outer limits of the rock avant garde, the group’s music and accessories have placed it much closer to Cinerama and Disneyland than to serious innovators; you might call that milieu ersatz avant garde.

Total word count of piece: 415


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