In a newly unearthed talk, Pink Floyd co-founder Rick Wright offers fresh insights on Dark Side of the Moon during its 40th anniversary, and on the tangled relationships that eventually tore the group apart.
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Co-founder Nick Mason says he doesn’t hear a lot of new music that reminds him of Pink Floyd’s record-smashing space-rock release Dark Side of the Moon, even four decades later.
Roger Waters’ 2013 tour of The Wall through a series of outdoor venues in Europe promises even more outsized thrills for fans of one of Pink Floyd’s most recognizable albums — and the chance to hear something new, as well.
The phenomenal success of Roger Waters’ tours featuring The Dark Side of the Moon and The Wall, not to mention recent guest appearances by former bandmates Nick Mason and David Gilmour, beg the question: What about reuniting Pink Floyd?
‘The disconnection existed within the band’: Roger Waters enjoys new solo take on Pink Floyd’s The Wall
Roger Waters has a different feeling about playing stadiums, several decades after presenting his original production of The Wall with Pink Floyd some 29 times in 1980.
Henry McCullough, whose searing first-take guitar solo was the centerpoint of Paul McCartney and Wings’ charttopping “My Love,” is in critical condition after suffering a heart attack. Early reports courtesy of the BBC incorrectly reported that he had died.
Everybody has their own definition of a “chill” record. But if ever there was a time when one was desperately needed, it would likely be when you are stranded on a faraway island — with nothing but a volleyball to keep you company.
Though he’s more recently shared the stage with both of Pink Floyd’s other surviving members, Roger Waters says a forthcoming solo project won’t include either David Gilmour or Nick Mason.
‘The band were actually watching Mary Poppins’: Engineer Alan Parsons hilarious take on the Pink Floyd/Wizard of Oz phenonenon
Count Alan Parsons, engineer on Pink Floyd’s legendary Dark Side of the Moon, as another in the long line of skeptics when it comes to syncing the album up with “The Wizard of Oz.”
When excavating for deep cuts from Pink Floyd, you must first avoid Dark Side of the Moon which, after its decades-long run on the album charts, has a distinct air of been-there-done-that familiarity.