Pink Floyd’s ‘Wish You Were Here’ arrived on Sept. 12, 1975 after a lengthy, very difficult period of creative inertia, Nick Mason says.
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Even in an era when envelopes were often pushed, Pink Floyd’s “Alan’s Psychedelic Breakfast” proved to be utterly outrageous.
Pink Floyd recorded its 1967 debut just one studio over from the Beatles at Abbey Road. But Roger Waters says that’s where the similarities end.
Pink Floyd didn’t finally begin its journey toward the platinum-selling group we all know until years after its founding. Nick Mason can tell you when.
Nick Mason is the only member of Pink Floyd to have appeared on each of the group’s studio project – but he didn’t play drums on every song.
David Gilmour might never have returned to Pink Floyd but for a magical moment with Richard Wright and the sweeping finale to 1971’s ‘Meddle.’
Combine David Gilmour’s “Out of the Blue” – released March 27, 1984 – with the best of The Final Cut, and you’d get the next great Pink Floyd album.
David Gilmour nixed the idea of touring behind Pink Floyd’s ‘The Endless River’ early on and, in time, Nick Mason has come to understand why.
Released this week in 1983, ‘The Final Cut’ represented the novelization of Pink Floyd, its songs reduced to infrastructure for Roger Waters’ narratives.
There won’t be more ‘Endless River’-style explorations of additional unheard Pink Floyd songs for future albums. Nick Mason explains why.