Please try again. Just dropped the needle and instantly realized this "2011" version is not the remaster I fell in love with.. So much better than the digital version I have - even through the same hifi. The album spawned a record-breaking tour the same year that saw the band play an unprecedented 14 nights at London’s Earl’s Court, captured for … I would love to have had the other sets like this one. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Great package, a lot of care has been put into this product. New vinyl records are expensive. The prints in this set I think are superior as well. Fabulously crafted music with expressive and atmospheric guitar riffs the whole album almost takes on a meditative quality which foreshadowed the later Endless River (from the a line in High Hopes). But their recorded output wasn't quite so rosy. Reluctant to try a third copy right now - going to wait a few months then re-order in the hope it will come from a different 'batch. Reviewed in the United States on May 20, 2015. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. David Gilmour shouts to be heard on “What Do You Want from Me”—one of Floyd’s toughest rockers. So - this is my second copy having returned the first / been supplied with a replacement. The fact that we have just celebrated 20 years (94 - 14) since the release of such a classic, suggests that it really is one the great pieces of rock music, throughout the ages, despite the initial criticism. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. ‘Discovery’ albums are designed as an introduction to the artist, with all booklets including full album lyrics. The consensus is probably High Hopes. I cannot say enough good things about this box set. My partner has only heard this album maybe 7 times all the way through but when I dropped in the remastered CD she immediately asked if it was a remastered version as she could really tell a huge difference in a positive direction. It feels very consistent throughout, with great guitar solos and good vocals from Gilmour. Timeless. With Rick Wright and Nick Mason fully reintegrated into the band, the songs are full of spacious, Floydian textures beneath deeply personal, introspective lyrics. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on September 17, 2018, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on January 30, 2015. Look elsewhere for "real floyd" material! These singles sound perfect, are amazing and I think a must have for some PF collectors. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. So - this is my second copy having returned the first / been supplied with a replacement. A Foot In the Door: The Best of Pink Floyd. ℗ 2016 THE COPYRIGHT IN THIS SOUND RECORDING IS OWNED BY PINK FLOYD (1987) LTD., MARKETED AND DISTRIBUTED BY SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT. I had purchased the Immersion box sets for other Floyd albums and found them to be really great, but this one really is superb. Great album, but the quality of this pressing has me concerned. Has anyone else had this problem / notice this?? Side 2, and both sides of LP 2 play without fault - and sound just fantastic. I have a fairly expensive headphone setup with an OPPO BDP105D universal disc player which has highly regarded Sabre DAC 32's built in, which is fed into a Monolith, Alex Cavalli, Liquid Platinum, hybrid tube amp in balanced mode connected to HiFiMan Arya headphones. I mean I like the scarfs but a box of vinyl and digital really makes me happy. Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) is a service we offer sellers that lets them store their products in Amazon's fulfillment centers, and we directly pack, ship, and provide customer service for these products. I transfer my vinyl to digital and manually edit out the pops and clicks. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. I cannot say enough good things about this box set. Editors’ Notes At the dawn of the Internet Age, personal communication became the touchstone of Pink Floyd's second post-Roger Waters album. The front + back covers, gatefold and record sleeves, each concentrate on one of the pairs of "heads" created for the CD vs Cassette album art (metal vs stone heads), so it's great to finally see details of both of these at this size, for those of us who only had 12cm CD booklets at the time. The album spawned a record-breaking tour the same year that saw the band play an unprecedented 14 nights at London’s Earl’s Court, captured for the concert film P.U.L.S.E. Just dropped the needle and instantly realized this "2011" version is not the remaster I fell in love with.. On “Keep Talking,” his pleading vocals become nearly drowned out by ominous funk beats and the synthetic voice of Stephen Hawking. 2014 remaster, good quality pressing, sounds sublime, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 1, 2020. Reviewed in the United States on February 3, 2020. I would love to have had the other sets like this one. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on September 17, 2018, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on January 30, 2015. I mean I like the scarfs but a box of vinyl and digital really makes me happy. From 1994 and the final Pink Floyd studio album to date, The Division Bell hit the number 1 spot on the album charts in both the UK and the US. Includes Album Cover, Release Year, and User Reviews. So frustrating, as the rest of the album just sounds fantastic. Favourite track? Side 4 did take me a few hours to get throught it as there were some rash areas. Great package, a lot of care has been put into this product. I had purchased the Immersion box sets for other Floyd albums and found them to be really great, but this one really is superb. If your a stereo maniac like me, you'll know what that is, if not...then to put it into context, it's good enough to distinguish nuances and layers of sound that I've never heard from my original version CD from two decades ago which WAS indeed quite good to begin with! There's a problem loading this menu right now. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. Polly Samson, listed in the “Thanks” section and co-writer of many songs, was Gilmour’s wife (they seperated around summer 1994). Something we hope you'll especially enjoy: FBA items qualify for FREE Shipping and Amazon Prime. At the dawn of the Internet Age, personal communication became the touchstone of Pink Floyd's second post-Roger Waters album. Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) is a service we offer sellers that lets them store their products in Amazon's fulfillment centers, and we directly pack, ship, and provide customer service for these products. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on February 17, 2019. Reluctant to try a third copy right now - going to wait a few months then re-order in the hope it will come from a different 'batch. Editors’ Notes The new Discovery version presents the original studio album, digitally remastered by James Guthrie and reissued with newly designed Digipak and a new 16 page booklet designed by Storm Thorgerson. New vinyl records are expensive. The vinyl edition has been getting a lot of play since we bought it. Audio CD, Original recording remastered, September 27, 2011. The opening "Cluster One" has a hypnotic minimalist lure that dissolves all too quickly into the bluesy waffle of "What Do You Want From Me," while Floyd Mach III leader Dave Gilmour's usually lyrical guitar work is uninspired throughout, a definite Floydian slip. While I was disappointed with the damage to the inner sleeves right out of the package, it's just not quite worth the effort to exchange it. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. They have gone to a lot of effort to make the sleeve as symmetrical/reversible as possible, without text on the front or back, and mirrored in both directions on the spine. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on April 3, 2019. It is just a pure, wholesome album with some great, spiritually uplifting guitar rifts, great catchy songs and the whole experience ebbs and flows as naturally as a river. Full lyrics on the inside, and each song credits the writers in order, which makes it interesting to see which songs' lyrics were more predominantly Samson's, and which were more Gilmour's. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. The fact that the music 'skips' in the same place each time I play it (and in the same place as the previous copy) would suggest this is a manufacturing issue. The vinyl is a tape of two halves. Fabulously crafted music with expressive and atmospheric guitar riffs the whole album almost takes on a meditative quality which foreshadowed the later Endless River (from the a line in High Hopes). It is just a pure, wholesome album with some great, spiritually uplifting guitar rifts, great catchy songs and the whole experience ebbs and flows as naturally as a river. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. Reviewed in the United States on June 7, 2019. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. The vinyl edition of The Division Bell is several minutes shorter than the other versions. The extended length songs are great. It lacks the above conversation, and the song ends are trimmed down a bit. The prints in this set I think are superior as well. All I can say is that this 180g vinyl is awesome. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. --Jerry McCulley. I must say I agree. I transfer my vinyl to digital and manually edit out the pops and clicks. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. First record slightly warped upon arrival. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. Same issue - during tracks 2 and 3 on LP 1, Side 1, the music jumps / skips. Unable to add item to List. If your a stereo maniac like me, you'll know what that is, if not...then to put it into context, it's good enough to distinguish nuances and layers of sound that I've never heard from my original version CD from two decades ago which WAS indeed quite good to begin with! The consensus is probably High Hopes. Copyright © 2020 Apple Inc. All rights reserved. As all post-Dark Side of the Moon albums must have a Big Important Theme, The Division Bell is vaguely about levels of separation (did you say, duh!? We work hard to protect your security and privacy. The ‘Discovery’ collection: 14 Remastered Studio Albums. Sold by lola's dream and ships from Amazon Fulfillment. Favourite track?