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Pink Floyd
Pink Floyd

Background information
Origin London, England
Genre(s) Progressive Rock
Psychedelic Rock
Years active 1965—2005
Label(s) Columbia Records
Capitol Records
Former members
David Gilmour
Syd Barrett
Bob Klose
Nick Mason
Roger Waters
Richard Wright

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Pink Floyd were an English rock band who achieved worldwide success with their psychedelic and progressive rock music. Their work is marked by the use of philosophical lyrics, sonic experimentation, innovative album art, and elaborate live shows. Pink Floyd are one of the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful rock music groups of all time. It is estimated that they have sold over 200 million albums worldwide, including 74.5 million certified units in the United States.

Echoes: The Best Of Pink Floyd (2001) p.u.l.s.e. (1995) The Division Bell (1994) Delicate Sound Of Thunder (1988) A Momentary Lapse Of Reason (1987) Works (1983) The Final Cut (1983) A Collection Of Great Dance Song (1981) The Wall (1979) Animals (1977)

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Pink Floyd's Syd Barrett's Painting Stolen From Art Gallery, Then Returned

April 13, 2011
A painting by former Pink Floyd star Syd Barrett has been stolen from a London art gallery - and then returned by post. The self-portrait was taken from the Idea Generation Gallery on Saturday afternoon (April 9).   Read more 

Pink Floyd To Reunite?

March 21, 2011
Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason has revealed that he wouldn't rule out a reunion with the band. In a recent interview, Mason has set the record straight about future reunion plans for Pink Floyd.  Read more 

Pink Floyd End EMI Legal Battle, Sign New Deal

January 4, 2011
Pink Floyd have signed a new deal with EMI after ending a legal battle with their record company. Last March, the group recently won a court ruling against EMI which centred on how the record label marketed the band's music online.  Read more 

Pink Floyd Reunion Scrapped Due To Jemima Khan

November 26, 2010
Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason has revealed he turned down an opportunity to reunite with the band. In July, bandmates Roger Waters and David Gilmour reunited for just 200 guests at the Hoping For Palestine charity gala at Kiddington Hall.  Read more 

Pink Floyd To Reunite For Charity Gigs

October 17, 2010
Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason has hinted that the band may reunite for a series of charity gigs. Mason said the group were considering repeating a similar concept to their last performance at Live 8 in London in 2005.  Read more 

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