‘It Would Be So Nice’ – Fourth Single By PINK FLOYD (1968)

Knockouts from the past

12 April 2019

‘It Would Be So Nice’ by PINK FLOYD

It was the band’s fourth single released on 12 April 1968, 51 years ago. A playful, poppy and trippy song written by keyboardist Richard Wright. Some music critics hated it. One even called it ‘unbearably whimsical‘. But what do those so-called connoisseurs actually know about pop pearls, they prefer pretentious and pompous art rock like Pink Floyd would produce regularly later on. Drummer Nick Mason hated it too, but hey, he’s the drummer, so what does he know about pop pearls. I dig it because it’s not pretentious
and not pompous. It’s just a sweet little symphony, even a bit Beatlesque. Not that I do know much about sweet little symphonies. Whatever! Here it is…

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