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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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  • dr_bun

    wish you were here is their best easy

    yesterday evening Reply
  • MotelBird

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

    yesterday evening Reply
  • rOnieAirhead

    new album plz

    Yesterday 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
  • Ciroman5

    Ciao mondo

    16 Apr 10:27am Reply
  • MoonForever11

    Creed >>

    16 Apr 1:06am Reply
  • hamitic

    As the poofta who linked that "overrated and boring group", let me explain myself, please: I, myself, do not think anything is overrated/underrated as that would imply that I care about other people's opinions on music. But yes, Pink Floyd sounds boring to me. Music is subjective.

    16 Apr 12:59am Reply
  • crisathayde

    @Angel_Blue- Exatamente isso. Esse pessoal enche o saco colocando comentários tão idiotas nas páginas, e em certos momentos não tem como não se irritar com tamanha idiotice.

    15 Apr 11:25pm Reply
  • rOnieAirhead

    sorry I'm not capable of understanding your ooga-booga language.

    15 Apr 11:11pm Reply
  • nevershoutn

    o mais legal é que teve gente que se deu o trabalho de vir direto na minha shout me xingar spaopoksaopksapko

    15 Apr 11:02pm Reply
  • rOnieAirhead

    Its really hard to communicate with a band like Pink Floyd, since most of the works are not catchy and might sound weird at the first listen, specially the early material and psychedelic records with Syd. "Overrated" is hardly a good criticism of anything. [3] if you dont like it, that doe not fucking mean its overrated. come up with a good criticism, like why its literally overrated with a good reason to convince me. otherwise stfu. Pink floyd is something beyond the music.

    15 Apr 10:45pm Reply
  • rOnieAirhead

    overrated? why dont you pick up your instrument and write a better album than Animals?

    15 Apr 10:37pm Reply
  • Angel_Blue-

    "Overrated" is hardly a good criticism of anything. I can handle people who have legitimate criticisms of things I like, though I disagree with them. Overrated just means that "I don't like X as much as other people like X." and therefore EVERYTHING could be considered overrated to at least one person out there. [2]

    15 Apr 10:24pm Reply
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