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Pink Floyd

Pink Floyd

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Pink Floyd Career History  The band that eventually became known as Pink Floyd started by performing covers of American R&B songs. . and moved the group into the burgeoning psychedelic rock movement. When Syd Barrett joined the group in 1965 he began writing most of the band's songs.  Surreal lyrics and experimental electronic effects established the band as the British epicenter of psych rock.

increasingly incorporating classical and jazz influences into their music. He was replaced by David Gilmour in 1968. at the forefront of the rock opera genre with heir 1979 epic The Wall. The band continued to expreriment.  Their innovative musical styles and flashy stage production in live performances established them as a commercially successful band with a unique sound.Pink Floyd Career History  After two albums. Barrett self-destructed due to mental instability aggravated by drug use. .

as David Gilmour retained the right to use the band's name and much of its catalog.  A subsequent court battle proved otherwise. . In 1985. and declared that Pink Floyd was done. Waters left to pursue a solo career.Pink Floyd Today  Between the mid-70s and mid-80s Roger Waters increasingly asserted control over the band's sound and overall direction.

 Both Waters and Gilmour have continued to pursue solo careers. performed at the London Live 8 concert. All indications are that another reunion that includes both Waters and Gilmour is. at best. In July 2005. highly unlikely. . occasionally joined by Nick Mason or Rick Wright or both to perform music from the band's glory days.Pink Floyd Today  Pink Floyd's last studio album was 1994's The Division Bell. especially in light of Wright's death in September 2008. the group. Waters included.


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