“Echoes” is one of my faaaavorite songs of all time (though I prefer the 16-minute version). The lyrics are brilliantly written and perhaps the most beautiful I’ve ever read. I used to sing them to my children as lullabies.

The ascent of what sounds like paired guitars always make me think they are quite literally pipers at the gates of dawn.

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Apr 28Liked by Mitchell Stirling

My introduction to Pink Floyd was the Echoes compilation from 2001, the edited version of this song being one of the key tracks where i finally "got" the bands music.

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May 11Liked by Mitchell Stirling

Random Echoes trivia - when Ween made Birthday Boy on their debut album, they accidentally recorded it onto a tape of Echoes. You can hear it on the start and end of the song. A happy accident they left in place.


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