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‘Lasted fantastically well': Nick Mason on the Pink Floyd album that changed everything

‘Lasted fantastically well': Nick Mason on the Pink Floyd album that changed everything

They often quarrelled, but Mason says this was a time of “wanting to achieve the same sort of goal.”

‘We were a bit burnt out': Nick Mason goes inside the sessions for Pink Floyd’s Wish You Were Here

‘We were a bit burnt out': Nick Mason goes inside the sessions for Pink Floyd’s Wish You Were Here

‘Wish You Were Here’ was a sizeable hit, though that obviously paled to its predecessor.

‘A lovely mix of everyone': Nick Mason on his favorite Pink Floyd album, and the one he’d change

‘A lovely mix of everyone': Nick Mason on his favorite Pink Floyd album, and the one he’d change

“There were odd moments,” he admits, “where I became conscious that things might implode.”

‘Looking back …': Nick Mason on the conflict, glory and charitable intent of Pink Floyd

‘Looking back …': Nick Mason on the conflict, glory and charitable intent of Pink Floyd

The only member to have played on every Floyd release, Mason has no regrets.

‘Guess what?': A peek inside the sessions for a new solo album by Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour

‘Guess what?': A peek inside the sessions for a new solo album by Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour

The guitarist’s last studio project was 2006’s ‘On an Island.’

‘It’s complete nonsense': Nick Mason on the secret message in Pink Floyd’s ‘Empty Spaces’

‘It’s complete nonsense': Nick Mason on the secret message in Pink Floyd’s ‘Empty Spaces’

“Empty Spaces” wasn’t the first Floyd song to include a such a message — but it’s the funniest.

‘Not really interested in working with other people': The real reason Pink Floyd might never reunite

‘Not really interested in working with other people': The real reason Pink Floyd might never reunite

The classic-era lineup of Pink Floyd last performed in 2005, as part of the Live 8 benefit concert.

Roger Waters, long-time Pink Floyd engineer James Guthrie to oversee remix of 1992’s Amused to Death

Roger Waters returns to his greatest solo triumph, 1992’s Amused to Death, for new stereo and 5.1 remixes with James Guthrie, the long-time Pink Floyd engineer. The forthcoming reissue, issued via Columbia-Legacy, will also include new content and graphics.

‘I thought we’d recorded over it': Nick Mason on Pink Floyd’s long lost collaboration with Stephane Grappelli

‘I thought we’d recorded over it': Nick Mason on Pink Floyd’s long lost collaboration with Stephane Grappelli

A rare alternate take on the title track from Pink Floyd’s Wish You Were Here featuring violinist Stephane Grappelli, previously thought to be gone forever, finally appeared on an Immersion reissue of the 1975 album — and Nick Mason still can’t get over the fact that this version wasn’t used instead.

‘We ended up going down some cul-de-sacs': On David Gilmour’s experimental first projects with Pink Floyd

‘We ended up going down some cul-de-sacs': On David Gilmour’s experimental first projects with Pink Floyd

David Gilmour joined Pink Floyd as the band was completing its final recording with original frontman Syd Barrett. But 1968’s Saucerful of Secrets didn’t herald a new direction, so much as the beginning of a long period of experimentation.