The10 Best Rick Wright Pink Floyd Songs

2. Shine On You Crazy Diamond
The nine-part package from 1975’s Wish You Were Here was co-written with Roger Waters and David Gilmour as a tribute to the band’s former leader, Syd Barrett, who suffered from mental illness. The piece relies heavily on Wright’s beautiful blend of piano, mini-Moog, synth parts and Hammond organ.

1 .Us and Them
The music to the longest song on 1973’s The Dark Side of the Moon was composed by Wright, who also contributed harmonies along with Roger Waters. The song was a reworked version of another a key component Wright song titled “The Violent Sequence” which was at first designed for the report of the 1970 film Zabriskie Point but finally rejected by the director for being too unfortunate.

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