Back in October last year, Nick Mason was interviewed by Clive Anderson for China Exchange in London. A video recording was made of the entire event, which can be viewed here: http://chinaexchange.uk/nick-mason/
One of a number of eye-catching posters for early Pink Floyd concerts - this one for a pair of UFO shows in January. Not quite sure how the advertised karate would have fitted in to the concert though...
Today is the 50th anniversary of the first of the handful of five-piece Pink Floyd concerts after David Gilmour had joined, and before the departure of Syd Barrett from the band. This is a poster for one of the shows all five members performed, a few days later...
In 2010, the UK's Royal Mail released a set of ten postage stamps celebrating iconic bands and albums. Included in these ten was Pink Floyd, with The Division Bell proving an eye-catching image to use in the limited dimensions of a stamp!
"I really love you and I mean you the star above you, crystal blue Well, oh baby, my hair's on end about you..." The opening lyrics from Syd Barrett's first solo album, The Madcap Laughs, released today in 1970. Here's an alternative picture from the cover photo session:
A very happy New Year to you all! Further to yesterday's post concerning Pink Floyd's appearance during the Giant Freak-Out All Night Rave at London's Roundhouse, the venue's website shares a review from the time of the show: https://50.roundhouse.org.uk/content-items/psychedelicamania-nye-1966-featuring-move-pink-floyd
Now available to pre-order exclusively on the Pink Floyd store is a new t-shirt, featuring rarely used imagery from the High Hopes video. Start your 2018 with this new item of attire, that can be obtained through this link: http://hyperurl.co/q0eold
For the cover of the 1996 reissue of the Pink Floyd compilation Relics, a real, three dimensional model was constructed of the airship originally drawn by Nick Mason. That model now sits in Nick's office.
The poster announcing the first two events at UFO in December 1966, which included Pink Floyd prior to their signing with EMI. Interestingly, one of the advertised highlights of the events was heating!
Please join us in wishing much-loved saxophonist Dick Parry a very happy birthday! Best known for his work on The Dark Side of the Moon, here's a picture of him at work, with David Gilmour in the background.
For many, the Christmas period is a time to relax at home, with friends, and family. It could be the perfect time to properly explore everything that David Gilmour's Live at Pompeii - the recording of last year's pair of truly memorable concerts in the historic Italian amphitheatre - has to offer, particularly in the Deluxe edition. Full details can be found at www.DavidGilmour.com.
Today in 1968, Pink Floyd released their fifth UK single, Point Me At The Sky. Not proving terribly popular, it was to be their last single until Another Brick In The Wall (Part Two) was released. Here's the Dutch edition picture sleeve...