Monday, July 7, 2014

Pink Floyd officially announce new album

Pink Floyd have officially announced plans to release their first new album in 20 years this fall.

Pink Floyd can confirm that they are releasing a new album 'The Endless River' in October 2014,” posted the band on Monday. “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,” they added. “Work is still in progress, but more details to come at the end of the summer.”

The group’s official statement follows a tweet on Saturday by Gilmour’s wife and Floyd lyricist Polly Samson, who wrote, “Btw Pink Floyd album out in October is called ‘The Endless River.’ Based on 1994 sessions is Rick Wright’s swansong and very beautiful.”

Keyboardist Wright died from cancer in 2008 at the age of 65.

The project marks the group’s first release since 1994’s “The Division Bell.”

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