The latest in the excellent Classic Albums series turns to the Floyd's masterpiece—and given such dubious contenders as Meat Loaf and Judas Priest have already featured, the surprise is that it's taken this long. The hour-plus documentary follows the familiar mix of archive footage (ranging back to the early days with Syd Barrett) and current interviews, in which David Gilmour in particular comes across as hugely entertaining. And what makes it a classic album?

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Pink Floyd—The Dark Side Of The Moon

The latest in the excellent Classic Albums series turns to the Floyd’s masterpiece?and given such dubious contenders as Meat Loaf and Judas Priest have already featured, the surprise is that it’s taken this long. The hour-plus documentary follows the familiar mix of archive footage (ranging back to the early days with Syd Barrett) and current interviews, in which David Gilmour in particular comes across as hugely entertaining. And what makes it a classic album? The talking heads conclude it’s a combination of the universality of the theme, Gilmour’s guitar-playing and the strength of Waters’ songwriting before he hit The Wall.