Pink Floyd

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Pink Floyd is an English rock band who attained worldwide success with their progressive rock and psychedelic music. The band is one of the most commercially successful rock music bands with a worldwide sale of more than 200 million albums.


If you mean "Wish You Were Here" by Pink Floyd, it is a tribute song about the group's founder, Syd Barrett , who took too many drugs and became distant and unable to function with the group. Despite having removed him from the group, they found after awhile that they missed their friend.
The story of behind another brick in the wall is pretty political.It's supposed to be about how government trys to makes you into abrick (i.e. a perfect citizen) and lines you up with all the other"bricks", making a wall. And it talks about how Pink (Pink Floyd),is just another citizen trying to be...
I presume the question is about the British chart. According to the Guinness Book of British Hit Singles & Albums , the song that was #1 on January 1, 1980 was Pink Floyd's "Another Brick in the Wall". (It reached number #1 on December 15, 1979.) The first song to reach #1 in 1980 was the...
Rachel Brannock may refer to the session vocalist who toured with Pink Floyd between 1987 and 1989 under the stage name Rachel Fury. She is probably best known for her vocal performance of "The Great Gig In The Sky" on the Delicate Sound Of Thunder tour as well as for her duet with lead guitarist...
Syd Barrett definitely didn't "overdose" on LSD. He did fry hisbrain with heavy use of it, though. Pink Floyd makes numerousreferences to his mental state, which dwindled away over time.References to him by the band include "Brain Damage" and "Eclipse"on Dark Side of the Moon and "Wish You Were...
psychedelic symphonic rock
Syd Barrett did acid and it basically destroyed him, Roger Waters denys drug use saying "If you mean Pink Floyd took drugs - you're wrong. There is no way that I could play music and take any kind of drug at the same time." he used LSD a few times and vowed never to use it again after having a near...
Side One 1. "In the Flesh?" 2. "The Thin Ice" 3. "Another Brick in the Wall Part 1" 4. "The Happiest Days of Our Lives" 5. "Another Brick in the Wall Part 2" 6. "Mother" Side two 1. "Goodbye Blue Sky" 2. "Empty Spaces" 3. "Young Lust" 4. "One of My Turns" 5. "Don't Leave Me...
Because the sound waves that come from Pink Floyd match up to the empty holes inside your ears like a jigsaw puzzle.
They are from England. Specifically London, according to the Related Link below.
The animator for Pink Floyd's animated content, (i.e. The Wall movie) was Gerald Scarfe.
I can't give you exact figures, but Pink Floyd made millions of dollars in the seventies off of album sales and tours.
Cambridge England in 2006
Not Likely I thought they would when The Division Bell came out, and as the years went by I just reminded myself that they were over 50, taking longer to make another album every time, and had nothing to prove. And in '03 I had more hope when keyboardist Richard Wright said in a Guitar World...
Pink Floyd has 21 or 22 albums out.
1. In the Flesh? - 0:00 2. The Thin Ice - 3:25 3. Another Brick in the Wall (Part 1) - 5:52 4. The Happiest Days of Our Lives - 9:29 5. Another Brick in the Wall (Part 2) - 10:50 6. Mother - 14:50 7. Goodbye Blue Sky - 20:48 8. Empty Spaces - 24:00 9. Young Lust - 25:20 10. One of My Turns - 28:52...
It was released in 1979 on 'The Wall' album. The song Another Brick In The Wall was actually in three parts, Part 2 being the most popular.
Pink Floyd has had 14 albums.
If you start "Dark Side of the Moon" on the 3rd lions roar in the beginning (MGM logo) of the movie, and smoke enough dope, you'll be amazed at how the music seems to go along with the movie. Try it, it's true. Of course, if you smoke enough dope and listen to Meddle and stare at a wall, you'll be...
Richard Wright and Syd Barrett.
Millions of fans. I have not met one person yet who does not like Pink Floyd. They are an incredible band. The band was really famous in their time. They could have been so much more, if Roger Waters did not have to control the band, which eventually forced their departure. But there are...
Dark side of the moon. It was in the Billboard top 200 for 11 years
That depends which part, I, II, or III? To take a general idea of all the songs, its about Pink Floyd (the character from the Wall the Movie) building this wall to shelter himself from the cruelty of his life. The bricks of these walls are formed by his own misfortunes. Roger Waters writes in the...
Sorry. There was no George in Pink Floyd. Only Roger, Syd, David, Richard, and Nick on mozilla
The title of the lost album is "The Man and The Journey". Although they performed it live many times, it was never released as a studio album because they ended up using many of the songs from it on "Ummagumma"
No, they're from London, England.
The House of The Rising Sun was originally recorded in 1933 by Tom Ashley and Gwen Foster, though it's much older than that. Answer No. . "House of the Rising Sun" has been recorded by many artists, but probably the most famous...
All of his names are: Captain Olimar Orimar Olimar
They formed it in 1963 when Roger Waters met Nick Mason at Regent Street Polytechnic in London. They were both studying architecture there.
Yes, I believe he has four children with two or three different women.
The Piper at the Gates of Dawn A Saucerful of Secrets Relics Ummagumma More(movie soundtrack) Zabriskie Point(movie soundtrack) Atom Heart Mother Meddle Obscured by Clouds Dark Side of the Moon Wish You Were Here Animals the Wall the Final Cut A Momentary Lapse of reason the Division Bell
Pink Floyd's name comes from two r&b artists, Pink Anderson and Floyd Council.. Pink Floyd's name comes from two r&b artists, Pink Anderson and Floyd Council.
He left the band in 1968. Everyone should know that.
Lead guitar on a movie Soundtrack. I forgot the name , but it is a movie about a man who spent his entire life as a musician on a cruise ship.Waters in on vocals, and EVH plays guitar, and also some cello on the soundtrack.
Pink Floyd recorded 133 songs on 13 studio albums
They recorded over a 160 songs during which they were together.
Another Brick in the wall
Gerald Scarfe was the animation director. Mike Stuart was the key animator. Alan Best was the background and layout artist. There were many others that were in the animation department for this film.
David Gilmour, Roger Waters, Rick Wright, Syd Barret, Nick Mason even sang some early songs.
Pink Floyd released 14 studio albums, and three live albums.
I suppose it depends on what album you're listening to. But Pink Floyd could find it's place comfortably with 60s psychedelic with earlier albums, or even 70s British Metal with their harder albums like The Wall. PINK FLOYD ROCK!
He used an Hammond Organ (888 800 000, Leslie fast no scanner, perc 4') recorded into a Mellotron
Good morning Worm your honor. The crowd will plainly show the prisoner who now stands before you, was caught red handed showing feelings. Showing feelings of an almost human nature. This will not do. Call the schoolmaster! I always said he'd come to no good in the end your honor. If they'd let me...
The Piper at the Gates of Dawn, A Saucerful Of Secrets, Soundtrack from the Film More, Ummugumma, Atom Heart Mother, Meddle, Obscured by Clouds, Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were Here, Animals, The Wall, The Final Cut, A Momentary Lapse of Reason, The Division Bell was one of two solo albums by former original vocalist Syd Barrett. Who by the way was the person who recceommended his own replacement, David Gilmore.
it's about roger's personal life with his dad, school and women.
In the early years, Syd Barrett, but when he left the band, the vocals where taken over by David Gilmour, from Barrett's departure to Wish You Where Here. The albums, Animals, The Wall and The Final Cut were dominated by Roger Waters's singing. Rick Wright, the keyboardist, also sang some songs...
He didn't name any of them, but did do the album design for "Dark Side of the Moon"
It got to big ... THE WALL ROCKS. The band did not entirely break up. Roger Waters and David Gilmour had issues in relation to the development of their music and sound. Both artists toured extensively with the members of Pink Floyd but without each other. Gilmour was much more prolific with Pink...
music would be awesome
From left to right. Atom Heart Mother (1970), Relics, Dark Side of the Moon (1973), Wish You Were Here (1975), The Wall (1979), Animals (1978)
The song is about Syd Barrett's mental instability.
david gilmour and roger waters sing primarily. backing vocals are by rick wright sometimes.
Theres actually a tribute band from there called the australian pink floyd
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Richard Wright who passed away about a year ago, was indeed a member of Pink Floyd...he was their keyboard player form the very beginning until they finished as a band.
Joe is the pet name of Joseph, a Hbrew name that means "God willadd". I is also sometimes used as a diminutive of the Hebrew names:Joel meaning "Yahweh is god" or Josiah meaning "founded of God".
first of all, I think you mean "Who is the singer in pink Floyd", and second of all they all sang on a record exsept for their drum nick mason. Syd barret started of on lead vocals for pink Floyd in their debut album "the piper at the gates of dawn" and sang lead vocals on the last track (jug band...
It depends on if your talking about the movie, or the album. The Wall album came out 1979. The Wall movie came out 1982. I own both so I read it off of that to be sure.
The lyrics of the Pink Floyd song "Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun" borrow extensively from ancient Chinese poetry, particularly that of the Late T'ang Dynasty. These are quotes from ancient Chinese poet Li Shangyin: The Poet of Illicit Love, which are used in one form or another in ...
\n. \nFirst Set\n. \n. \n1 In The Flesh\n2 Mother\n3 Set The Controls For the Heart Of The Sun\n4 Shine On You Crazy Diamond\n5 Have A Cigar\n6 Wish You Were Here\n7 Southampton Dock\n8 The Fletcher Memorial Home\n9 Perfect Sense Parts 1 and 2\n10 Leaving Beirut\n11 Sheep\n. \nSecond Set\n. \n. \n1...
Pink Floyd were a British progressive rock band that was started in the late 60's by 3 architects. Later one of the members, Roger Waters, invited his childhood friend, Sid Barret, to join the band. Sid gave the band it's classic sound but fell victim to drugs later on. After this, they invited one...
no, Bon Jovi isn't even talented enough to play with Floyd much less be in them
They dry in just a few days but you can't paint or do anything for at least 30 days for the plaster to cure.
1 Pink Floyd Album has sold more copies than all Eminems albums together...and then theres another 20 or so Pink Floyd Albums most who sold nearly as well...No Contest.
Syd Barrett had a breakdown in the late 60's and lived in obscurityin the UK until he died in 2006. Richard Wright and Nick Mason participated in the 1996 and 2004Pink Floyd reunions (and world tours) along with David Gilmour.Wright died in 2008. David Gilmour has toured occasionally and made one...