Pink Floyd Confirms Release of First Album in Two Decades!
Earlier this week, BWW reported that following a two-decade absense from releasing new music, English rock band Pink Floyd will drop its first studio album since 1994's The Division Bell sometime this October. The new LP will be titled 'The Endless River.'
The news was revealed by guitarist David Gilmour's wife, Polly Samson who tweeted over the weekend: "Btw Pink Floyd album out in October is called "The Endless River". Based on 1994 sessions is Rick Wright's swansong and very beautiful."
Today, the group confirmed the news on their official web site posting: Pink Floyd can confirm that they are releasing a new album, The Endless River, in October 2014. It is an album of mainly ambient and instrumental music based on the 1993/4 Division Bell sessions which feature David Gilmour, Nick Mason and Richard Wright. The album is produced by David Gilmour with Phil Manzanera, Youth and recording engineer Andy Jackson. Work is still in progress, but more details to come at the end of the summer.
Founded in 1965, Pink Floyd Pink Floyd originally consisted of students Syd Barrett, Nick Mason, Roger Waters, and Richard Wright. They first gained popularity performing in London's underground music scene during the late 1960s, and under Barrett's creative leadership they released two charting singles and a successful debut album.