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Pink Floyd

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Famous as :

Progressive band

Birth Date :

1964

Birth Place :

London, England

Claim to fame :

Album "Animals" (1977)

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Pink Floyd's New Album 'The Endless River' Set for October Release

July 06, 2014 16:27:36 GMT

's new album has been announced, twenty years after their last album "". 's wife Polly Samson broke the news on Twitter, "Btw Pink Floyd album out in October is called ''. Based on 1994 sessions is Rick Wright's swansong and very beautiful."
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Pink Floyd Pays Tribute to Album Artist Storm Thorgerson

April 20, 2013 02:23:38 GMT

mourned the death of Storm Thorgerson, an artist who helped them create cover arts for their albums over the years. Guitarist and drummer Nick Mason took to the band's official website to remember their longtime friend and collaborator.
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Pink Floyd Settle Dispute With EMI

January 05, 2011 03:45:51 GMT

have put their legal dispute with EMI bosses firmly behind them - they've signed a new contract with the label. The "Comfortably Numb" hitmakers have inked a five-year deal with executives at the firm, who first signed the band in the 1960s. A statement from EMI reads: "All legal disputes between the band and the company have been settled as a result of this new deal."
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Judge Ruled in Pink Floyd's Favor Again

December 17, 2010 09:00:11 GMT

Rockers have triumphed over record bosses at EMI after they admitted breaching an agreement with the band to only sell their music as full albums. Label executives had a deal in place with the group that banned them from selling single tracks online or songs as ringtones.
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Pink Floyd Canceled Reunion Show Because of Jemima Khan

November 27, 2010 05:02:48 GMT

A rare reunion show has been scrapped after the band mates learned British socialite Jemima Khan was hosting the gig. , and Nick Mason were all set to come together for the charity show until they discovered where it was to be held.
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Naomi Watts Gets 'a Little Emotional' When Meeting Pink Floyd

September 07, 2010 05:30:46 GMT

Actress has mixed feelings when she meets up with her rock godfathers because the bandmates remind her of the father she lost when she was seven. Her dad Peter was the band's road manager and sound engineer and his old pals always have new stories about his wild days whenever they meet up with Watts - but the tall tales are always tinged with sadness.
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Financier Offers Pink Floyd $50,000 to Keep Their Reunion Going

July 14, 2010 08:41:11 GMT

Financier Arpad Busson helped extend and ' brief reunion at the weekend, July 10 by offering to donate $50,000 if the former bandmates played his favorite song. The once feuding stars stunned guests at a benefit for young Palestinian refugees in Oxfordshire, England with an unannounced reunion and Busson got his wallet out for the concert.
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David Gilmour 'Disinterested' in Reviving Pink Floyd

May 04, 2010 07:05:56 GMT

wrecked plans for a reunion by refusing to take part, according to his former bandmate . Waters left the band in 1985 after the deterioration of his relationship with Gilmour, who split the band for good a decade later.
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The Flaming Lips Love Being Attacked by Pink Floyd's Devotees

April 12, 2010 06:32:44 GMT

welcome critics of their reworking of 's "Dark Side of the Moon" because the nasty blog attacks are winning them new fans. The band first tackled the classic album at the Bonnaroo festival in America in 2003 and they plan to revive the performance at this year's Bonnaroo in June.
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Pink Floyd Win Legal Battle Against EMI

March 12, 2010 02:53:56 GMT

Rockers have triumphed in their battle against EMI - record label bosses have been ordered to pay the group $60,000 as part of a dispute over online royalty payments. The "Wall" hitmakers took their case to London's High Court on Tuesday, March 9, with lawyers for the band arguing the company should not be allowed to dismantle the group's albums and sell individual tracks online.
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Pink Floyd Set Legal Battle Against Record Bosses

March 10, 2010 08:14:59 GMT

Rock icons have launched a legal battle against bosses at record label EMI, in a dispute over online royalty payments. The "Wall" hitmakers were represented by lawyer Robert Howe at London's High Court on Tuesday, March 9, where Howe challenged EMI's ability to "unbundle" the band's albums and sell individual tracks online.
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Taylor Swift's Guitar Sparks Online Bidding War

February 20, 2010 08:07:41 GMT

's lucky guitar has sparked an online bidding war after the "Love Story" singer put it up for auction. In just six days, bids for the instrument - embellished with Swift's lucky number 13 - have reached $8,000. The guitar will be sold to the highest bidder on February 26.
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Sex Pistols' John Lydon Declined to Work With Pink Floyd

February 20, 2010 07:08:43 GMT

' star John Lydon turned down an invitation to join music legends , because he feared he'd appear pretentious. Lydon insists he's a huge fan of the pop icons - despite a famous photograph of him wearing a T-shirt with the slogan I Hate Pink Floyd - claiming the band's early music heavily influenced the Sex Pistols.
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The Flaming Lips to Cover Pink Floyd's Album for Bonnaroo Fest

February 03, 2010 09:51:45 GMT

will perform 's "Dark Side of the Moon" album in its entirety at Tennessee's Bonnaroo festival in June. The group performed its version of the classic album at a New Year's Eve show in their native Oklahoma and it has since been released as a digital download.
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