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The Wall, Pink Floyd's best known album, is embodiment of tension, competing visions that haunt many rock bands
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The Wall, Pink Floyd's best known album, is embodiment of tension, competing visions that haunt many rock bands

Forty years ago Pink Floyd released its 11th studio album The Wall, which would go on to become the number two bestselling double album in history. But it would also mark the last time Pink Floyd’s core members would record an album together. Years of touring and financial stress had taken their toll. The egomania of one member, Waters, during the recording of The Wall would be the tipping point.

The British in India: Author David Gilmour on writing a social history of the Raj, overcoming stereotypes, debating the past
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The British in India: Author David Gilmour on writing a social history of the Raj, overcoming stereotypes, debating the past

In his latest book historian David Gilmour presents a social history of the British Empire in India, climbing down from the most glittering of personalities and the commonest names.

1968: Half a century on, looking back on the year that rock music came of age
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1968: Half a century on, looking back on the year that rock music came of age

Seduced by seminal albums and the launch of newer bands who would become legends in their own right, 1968 stood at the threshold of a new decade, heralding heavier, eclectic sounds that went far beyond the tie-and-dye fabric that defined the norm of the time

Watch: Benedict Cumberbatch belts out Comfortably Numb with David Gilmour
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Watch: Benedict Cumberbatch belts out Comfortably Numb with David Gilmour

Fans screamed in delight as Benedict Cumberbatch joined Gilmour on stage for the rock anthem.

After gap of 20 years, Pink Floyd announces new album 'The Endless River'
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After gap of 20 years, Pink Floyd announces new album 'The Endless River'

After a hiatus of 20 years, Pink Floyd announced their new album 'The Endless River'

Rock legends Pink Floyd's new album to be released in November
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Rock legends Pink Floyd's new album to be released in November

Gilmour says in the release that the band "added new parts, rerecorded others and generally harnessed studio technology to make a 21st-century Pink Floyd album."

Pink Floyd to release new album 'The Endless River' this year
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Pink Floyd to release new album 'The Endless River' this year

Rock band Pink Floyd will release a new studio album this year, according to guitarist-singer David Gilmour's wife Polly Samson.

Pink Floyd hints at a reunion tour on Twitter
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Pink Floyd hints at a reunion tour on Twitter

Pink Floyd's tweet, "watch out for big announcement" has caused much excitement among fans. There is speculation that the band may be going on tour again, or releasing a new album.