The third album released by Pink Floyd, and the first crafted entirely independently from the band's founder, Syd Barrett. Features some seriously weird symphonics, and is probably the least cohesive album the band ever released, in any of it's several "incarnations." Still, "Fat Old Sun" is a lovely track.

A progressive rock album by Pink Floyd. It was made in 1970, at the height of the orchestration fad in British music, fueled by bands such as the Moody Blues and King Crimson. it contains a bizarre, 24-minute-long suite written with the assistance of a modern composer, a 13-minute exercise in non-aggressive music entitled "Alan's Psychedelic Breakfast", and three excellent pop songs.

A story:

The title for Atom Heart Mother comes from the band's lack to find any other title for it. One day, the band was looking at the newspaper after the album had been mostly recorded and found on the front page the headline:

Nuclear drive for woman's heart
The story was about a woman who had a pace-maker implanted in her and it was powered atomically. Roger Waters said, That's a nice name. We'll call it that. Atom Heart Mother. " Thus, the title, Atom Heart Mother!

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