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Cambridge, England, United Kingdom (1965 – 1994)

Pink Floyd was a / band formed in Cambridge, England, United Kingdom in 1965. Pink Floyd is one of ’s most successful and influential acts, having sold over 200 million albums worldwide and with 74.5 million certified units in the United States, making them one of the best-selling artists of all time.

The band’s classic lineup was Roger Waters (vocals, bass), David Gilmour (vocals, guitar), Rick Wright (organ, keyboards, vocals) and Nick Mason (drums). Gilmour was brought into the band in 1968 to replace the band’s founder, singer, guitarist and songwriter Syd Barrett, who had become increasingly erratic and departed from the band a few months after Gilmour’s addition. The band became known for their advancements in the genres of psychedelic rock and progressive rock music, philosophical lyrics, compositions, sonic experimentation, innovative cover art and elaborate live shows.

Pink Floyd enjoyed modest success in the late-1960s as a psychedelic band led by Syd Barrett. Barrett’s increasingly erratic behavior eventually caused his colleagues to replace him after The Piper at the Gates of Dawn with guitarist David Gilmour. The band went on to record several elaborate concept albums; achieving worldwide success with 1973’s The Dark Side Of The Moon (The second best-selling album of all time), 1975’s Wish You Were Here, 1977’s Animals, and 1979’s The Wall, among the best-selling, most critically acclaimed, and enduringly popular albums in rock music history.

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  • GuiBalhego

    The dogs of war <3

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  • D3licateBalance

    BREATHE <333333

    Yesterday 1:45pm Reply
  • Fourth_Cluster

    Echoes - One Big Music Orgy

    Yesterday 1:06pm Reply
  • CherFanGay

    I love you bastards

    Yesterday 11:57am Reply
  • Smooooooth

    -△=

    Yesterday 10:42pm Reply
  • Pedrorockeiro

    Fantastic band. Fearless

    22 Apr 4:25pm Reply
  • gabiioiq

    Strangers passing in the street, by chance two separate glances meet.

    22 Apr 4:22am Reply
  • Baby_Baboon

    <3 Time

    21 Apr 11:07am Reply
  • joabepereira97

    Reis do rock progressivo, outros nem rock

    21 Apr 8:55am Reply
  • dr_bun

    wish you were here is their best easy

    20 Apr 10:27pm Reply
  • MotelBird

    The Piper at The Gates Of Dawn has their best songs, but A Saucerful Of Secrets is better overall.

    20 Apr 9:09pm Reply
  • rOnieAirhead

    new album plz

    20 Apr 1:20am Reply
  • lucas_gonzalez

    Brasileiro sempre cagando na parada. Os caras vem aqui na page do Pink Floyd pra falar de recalque. Vão tomar no cu e enjoy pink floyd, motherfuckers!

    19 Apr 2:10am Reply
  • thelionrampant

    My friend told me he discovered a great new band, and that band was Pink Floyd.

    18 Apr 9:05pm Reply
  • SoporAeternus-

    @Angel_Blue- O lance é ter argumento, né? E normalmente é o que não se tem. E se vai ver a página do indivíduo, sempre tem as bandas realmente "overrrated". // PF is a popular band because they did difference in a good way. Some people are capable to like them, some people not.

    18 Apr 4:34pm Reply
  • RodriM3105

    The Dark Side of The Moon has to be one of the most profound, heartfelt, LP's in history. It's like the Mona Lisa: every time it smiles smiles to me in a different way.

    18 Apr 4:16pm Reply
  • IlyxaRobot

    The Time greatest song in all time

    18 Apr 2:56am Reply
  • MisterJunior

    I don't care if somebody doesn't like Pink Floyd; it has no bearing on my opinion of the band one way or the other. I just find the use of the term "overrated" annoying. It's meaningless and adds nothing to any kind of qualitative discussion about the band and its music. It's about as valuable a criticism as "Pink Floyd sucks." If you don't like them share your reasons and maybe we can have an intelligent back and forth about them.

    17 Apr 9:16pm Reply
  • Lidiss1995

    Another Brick In The Wall ♥

    17 Apr 10:49am Reply
  • SPaGetTea

    best!

    16 Apr 3:10pm Reply
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