The Story of Wish You Were Here – DVD and Blu-ray Out Now

Pink Floyd’s 1975 study of lost friendship and corrupt business practises is given respectful treatment in this absorbing and well made documentary.

Syd Barrett, the troubled genius and former band mate that the title song is about, haunts the film as he does the album, appearing phantom like in one deeply sad anecdote to watch the band recording the epic Shine on You Crazy Diamond, a powerfully honest track that addresses his wayward talent.

The extras include extended interviews and prove that Roger Waters in particular has lost none of his ire…

This review also appears in the latest edition of Clash Magazine 

 

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