Whether you came to Pink Floyd as a teenager in the 60, 70s, 80s, or 90s or whether you got to them later in life after wilfully ignoring them for years and then finally succumbing. You’ll no doubt have a favourite album. Be it Wish You Were Here, Dark Side of the Moon, their earlier psychedelic 60s work or perhaps it’s Division Bell. And on your favourite album you’ll no doubt have a favourite song.
As with all matters relating to popular culture and the arts, and as The Dude from The Big Lebowski once said, “Yeah, well, that’s just, like, your opinion, man.” But sometimes opinions matter, or at least they can matter enough for you to want to open up friendly–or heated—debate.
And so it goes that rock critic and journalist Bill Wyman (not the Rolling Stones one) has ranked every single Pink Floyd song—their “officially released studio work”—from worst to best in his opinion, compiling them in a list, starting all the way down at 165 and working his way up towards number 1.