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Pink Floyd

Pink Floyd
Formed: 1965 in London, England
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Genre: Pop/Rock, Classical
Group Members: Syd Barrett, Roger Waters, Nick Mason, Richard Wright, David Gilmour, Bob Klose
Biography: Some bands turn into shorthand for a certain sound or style, and Pink Floyd belongs among that elite group. The very name connotes something specific: an elastic, echoing, mind-bending sound that evokes the chasms of space. Pink Floyd grounded that limitless sound with exacting explorations of mundane ...Read full biography
The Dark Side of the Moon
Released: 1973
Label: EMI Music Distribution
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By condensing the sonic explorations of Meddle to actual songs and adding a lush, immaculate production to their trippiest instrumental sections, Pink Floyd inadvertently designed their commercial breakthrough ...Read full review
The Piper at the Gates of Dawn
Released: 1967
Label: EMI Music Distribution
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The title of Pink Floyd's debut album is taken from a chapter in Syd Barrett's favorite children's book, The Wind in the Willows, and the lyrical imagery of The Piper at the Gates of Dawn is indeed full ...Read full review