Thursday, October 27, 2016

Pink Floyd preview Early Years box set with video for Green Is The Colour

Pink Floyd are debuting a new video for “Green Is The Colour” as a preview to their forthcoming box set, “The Early Years 1965-1972.”

The tune originally appeared on the band’s third album, 1969’s “More”, which provided the soundtrack to the movie of the same name.

Ddirected and edited by Nick Edwards, the new clip features audio recorded for BBC Radio on May 12, 1969, while the band footage was shot for the French TV program Pop Deux at the Festival de St. Tropez in the South of France in 1970.

Due November 11, “The Early Years 1965-1972” presents 7 individual book-style packages and feature 130 tracks, including TV recordings, BBC Sessions, outtakes and demos and more than 20 unreleased songs. Also featured are 7 hours of previously unreleased live audio and more than 5 hours of rare concert footage.

In addition to the deluxe set, a 2-CD highlights album, “The Early Years – Cre/ation”, will also be issued on November 11.

Each individual book-style package will be released separately early in 2017, except “Bonus Continu/ation”, which is exclusive to the box set.

The clip for “Green is The Colour” is the third preview of the box set following new videos released for the 1969 “Ummagumma” track “Grantchester Meadows” and “Childhood’s End” from 1972’s “Obscured By Clouds.”

See also:

Roger Waters announces North American tour
VIDEO: Roger Waters performs Pink Floyd classics at Desert Trip
Pink Floyd extend vinyl reissues with Dark Side Of The Moon and more
Pink Floyd preview Early Years box set with video for Childhood’s End
Search Pink Floyd at hennemusic