Jealous Haters Since 1998!
Home | News | Reviews | Day In Rock | RockNewsWire | Singled Out | Feeds

Pink Floyd - The Story of Wish You Were Here

.
This documentary features commentary from Roger Waters, David Gilmour, Nick Mason and even a few vintage clips from the late Rick Wright as it tells the story of the making of 1975's Wish You Were Here. The album's overall theme of absence grew out of Water's "Shine on You Crazy Diamond," the offering's centerpiece that was inspired by what happened to Floyd founding member and acid casualty, the late Syd Barrett. Although recently made the film is not presented in the style of most "the making of" videos where actual film from recording sessions is used; that wasn't going on in 1975. But the band's principals, along with a few relevant persons who were there, lay out an honest and informative narrative of how the band almost broke up as they tried to get out of the funk they were in as they tried to follow-up the massively successful Dark Side of the Moon. Along the way you'll pick up some trivia relating to the album like how Roy Harper sang the lead vocal on "Have a Cigar," not Roger Waters, and yes, the guy in the album's cover photo really was set on fire to get the shot.



Share this article


tell a friend about this review

.


...end


advertisement


advertisement

.
News Reports
.

Day in Rock: Ozzy Osbourne Cancels Festival Due To Surgery- Gene Simmons Slams U2, Stones For Something KISS Also Did- Original Guns N' Roses Breakup Sparked By Michael Jackson?- more

Day in Pop Harry Styles Breaks Down At 1st One Direction Show Without Zayn- Taylor Swift Named World's Sixth Greatest Leader- Kacey Musgraves and Brian Wilson Release Duet- more

Yesterday's Day in Rock: Robert Plant and Jack White Jam Led Zeppelin Classic- Scott Weiland, Guns N' Roses, Disturbed Supergroup Preview Album- Korn Exited To Play Full Debut Album Live- more

 Subscribe To Day in Rock


advertisement

.
Top Rock News Stories

Today's Full Day in Rock Report

Ozzy Osbourne Cancels Festival Due To Surgery

Gene Simmons Slams U2, Stones For Something KISS Also Did

Original Guns N' Roses Breakup Sparked By Michael Jackson?

Judas Priest's Rob Halford Releasing Anthology

System Of A Down Have Written Music For Possible New Album

Ringo Believes Beatles Could Have Reunited

Decline Of Western Civilization Box Set Coming This Spring

Dave Grohl Reaches Out To Dying Foo Fighters Fan

Rush Announce 'The Art Of Rush' Book

Pentangle Founder John Renbourn Dead At 70

Dave Ellefson Lays Out Megadeth's New Album Plans

Top Pop News Stories

Today's Full Day in Pop Report

Harry Styles Breaks Down At 1st One Direction Show Without Zayn

Taylor Swift Named World's Sixth Greatest Leader

Kacey Musgraves and Brian Wilson Release Duet

Marc Mysterio vs. Crash Test Dummies Video Released

Passion Pit Get Trapped In A Mosh Pit In 'Lifted Up" Video

Carly Rae Jepsen and Mumford & Sons Set For Saturday Night Live

British Prime Minister David Cameron Endorses The War On Drugs

Justin Moore Pays Expecting Couple Back for Expenses At Concert

Tiesto and Martin Garrix Crash Boat Into David Guetta's Dock

Mariah Carey Sings Carpool Karaoke On 'Late Late Show'

Zayn Malik's One Direction Departure Caused 'Spike of Sadness'

Latest Reviews

Recent Reviews and Interviews

Root 66: Cameron Mitchell- Stacy Jones- Greg Shirley

Album of the Week: Motley Crue's Shout At The Devil

RockPile: Subversion- Jimmy Barnes- Danko Jones

Mekong Delta - In A Mirror Darkly

Road Trip: Savannah Stopover Music Festival Rocks on 5th Anniversary

Album of the Week: Third Eye Blind's Debut

Saxon - The Saxon Chronicles

Obqsequiae - Suspended in the Brume of Eos

Voices - London

On The Record: On the Record: Matthew Ryan's Boxers

Downfall of Gaia - Aeon Unveils the Thrones of Decay

Click Here to Buy T-Shirts!

Tell a Friend about this page - Contact Us - Privacy - antiMusic Email- Why we are antiMusic

Copyright© 1998 - 2015 Iconoclast Entertainment Group All rights reserved. antiMusic works on a free link policy for reprinting of our original articles, click here for details. Please click here for legal restrictions and terms of use applicable to this site. Use of this site signifies your agreement to the terms of use.