Pink Floyd do not want fanfare or pre-orders to launch uncommon recordings of their music.
The legendary British band added 18 beforehand unreleased reside albums from the seminal Darkish Aspect Of The Moon period, in addition to an Different Tracks 1972 EP, to streaming providers.
The 18 reside albums discover Pink Floyd selling their sixth and seventh albums, Meddle (1971) and Obscured By Clouds (1972), however extra thrilling, road-testing songs that will make up The Darkish Aspect Of The Moon (1973).
The Different Tracks EP includes a trance remix of Any Color You Like, a Converse To Me meets Breathe (In The Air) mash-up, an On The Run tough demo, and “extremely uncommon different variations” together with one other mash-up of Time and Breathe (In The Air), and a uncommon lower of Us And Them.
Earlier this yr, Pink Floyd joined TikTok, in a transfer that coincided with the fiftieth anniversary of the band coming into the studio to document The Darkish Aspect Of The Moon.
A press release from TikTok confirmed that their “wonderful music catalogue” had been added to its sound library, together with One other Brick In The Wall (Half II), Cash, Shine On You Loopy Diamond, Comfortably Numb, Excessive Hopes, The Nice Gig In The Sky and Want You Had been Right here.
“The TikTok neighborhood will have the ability to use Pink Floyd sounds in their very own video creations from the band’s staggering 15 studio albums,” TikTok famous.
“Nevertheless it’s not simply the unimaginable music, Pink Floyd will probably be repeatedly posting distinctive video content material, and we will not wait to see it. Recognized all through their lengthy distinguished profession as utilizing spectacular visuals, we all know our neighborhood is in for a deal with. So should you’re a Pink Floyd fan, try the music on our sounds pages and get creating.”
In April, Pink Floyd launched their first song in 28 years.
David Gilmour and Nick Mason teamed up for Hey, Hey, Rise Up, elevating funds for the Ukraine Humanitarian Fund.
The music marks the band’s first unique music since The Division Bell’s launch in 1994.
Gilmour and Mason wrote the observe on the finish of March, joined within the studio by bassist Man Pratt and keyboardist Nitin Sawhney.
“We, like so many, have been feeling the fury and the frustration of this vile act of an unbiased, peaceable democratic nation being invaded and having its folks murdered by one of many world’s main powers,” Gilmour stated.
“I hope it is going to obtain extensive help and publicity. We need to elevate funds for humanitarian charities and lift morale. We need to categorical our help for Ukraine and, in that method, present that many of the world thinks that it’s completely unsuitable for a superpower to invade the unbiased democratic nation that Ukraine has change into.”
Pink Floyd’s newest 18 reside albums can be found to stream now; right here is the whole checklist:
Reside at Southampton Guildhall, UK, 23 January 1972
Reside at Carnegie Corridor, New York, 5 February 1972
Reside on the Rainbow Theatre, London 17 February 1972
Reside on the Rainbow Theatre, London 18 February 1972
Reside on the Rainbow Theatre, London 19 February 1972
Reside on the Rainbow Theatre, London 20 February 1972
Reside on the Taiikukan, Tokyo, Japan, 3 March 1972
Reside at Osaka Pageant Corridor, Japan, 8 March 1972
Reside at Nakajima Sports activities Centre, Sapporo, Japan, 13 March 1972
Reside at Chicago Auditorium Theatre, USA, 28 April 1972
Reside on the Deutschlandhalle, Berlin, Germany, 18 Might 1972
Reside on the Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, 22 September 1972
Reside on the Empire Pool, Wembley, London, 21 October 1972
Reside at Ernst-Merck Halle, Hamburg, Germany, 12 November 1972
Reside on the Palais des Sports activities, Poitiers, France 29 November 1972
Reside on the Palais des Sports activities de L’Ile de la Jatte, Saint Ouen, France, 1 December 1972
Reside on the Vorst Nationaal, Brussels, Belgium, 5 December 1972
Reside at The Hallenstadion, Zurich, Switzerland 9 December 72