Pink Floyd goes out with a soft whisper

November 17, 2014 8:21 AM

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Pink Floyd goes out with a soft whisper

The end of the reign of Pink Floyd has come upon us, and it’s arrived in the form of The Endless River. Assembled from 20 hours of material recorded during the band’s 1993 session for The Division Bell, The Endless River samples short instrumentals from the likes of Richard Wright and even words from Stephen Hawking. It’s been arranged into four movements, groupings of very ambient, mostly instrumental tracks that flow seamlessly into one another.

It is an introspective look into Pink Floyd’s older tunes, referencing their own albums and taking inspirations from Wright, Syd Barrett and even the Roger Waters of days past. The album showcases Pink Floyd’s immense talent, giving a survey course of what could be considered the entirety of their h...

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