Wednesday, September 17, 2008

And after all, we're all just ordinary men

Us, and them
And after all, we're all just ordinary men
Me and you
God only knows its not what we would choose, to do

Rick Wright was after all an ordinary man like all the rest. He had to pass away. But he has immortalized himself, in the haunting keyboard melodies that were an essential part of Pink Floyd's music. To say that he made Pink Floyd what they are, icons of progressive and psychedelic rock, would be a gross understatement. Here's to the man who in my opinion possessed the most soulful voice of the band and wrote/ sang some of my favourite songs of their's (Great Gig in the Sky, Us and Them and Echoes). He will be sorely missed....