‘Wish You Were Here’ was a sizeable hit, though that obviously paled to its predecessor.
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“There were odd moments,” he admits, “where I became conscious that things might implode.”
The only member to have played on every Floyd release, Mason has no regrets.
The guitarist’s last studio project was 2006’s ‘On an Island.’
“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
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
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
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.
Never-before-released tapes find the late saxist Gary Windo collaborating between 1976-78 with a group that includes Nick Mason, but don’t go in expecting the visceral prog-influenced prog that marked Pink Floyd’s output of that era.