Adrian Maben’s first pitch for a concert film involving Pink Floyd was met with bemused silence. His second pitch would grow out of a vacation mishap.
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Dark Side of the Moon has become, four decades after its release, not only Pink Floyd’s signature studio effort but one of the most important recordings in rock history.
For too long, founder Roger Waters says, Pink Floyd has been saddled with a genre designation that he finds laughably inappropriate: Space rock. He says the band was always anything but
Beatles 101 tells us that a drawing of a schoolmate by the young Julian Lennon inspired his father’s trippy “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds” from Sgt. Pepper. But you’ll never believe where that piece of rock history ended up.
‘We love good songs’: Graham Nash, David Crosby couldn’t wait to work again with Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour
Remember 1987? That year, within a span of a few months, David Gilmour’s edition of Pink Floyd released a new album on the heels of a tandem Roger Waters solo effort.
We dig into the disco goodness of Lady Gaga, even as Miles Davis, Creedence Clearwater Revival and Herbie Hancock are the focus of enormous boxed-set reissues.
It debuted at No. 1 on both sides of the Atlantic, has gone six-times platinum, and has been tabbed by both David Gilmour and Richard Wright as their favorite Pink Floyd album.
As Roger Waters wraps up a solo tour of The Wall that’s been going since 2010, the question becomes: What next? A new album? Almost assuredly. A reunion with the surviving members of Pink Floyd? Well …
Over the years, The Wall — and its unlikely advance hit single “Another Brick in the Wall (Part 2)” — have become an accepted part of the Pink Floyd iconography. But it wasn’t always like that.
‘Much broader political and humanitarian statements’: The Wall is transformed on Roger Waters’ relaunched tour
As Roger Waters’ European stadium tour of Pink Floyd’s The Wall hits Budapest tonight, he admits that his relationship with the work has become less personal