Inside Out: A Personal History of Pink Floyd

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Phoenix, 2005 - Всего страниц: 384
The definitive history of Pink Floyd, one of the world's great bands, by founder member Nick Mason.

One of the most fascinating rock bands ever, Pink Floyd was formed in 1965. After a year in the London 'underground' experimenting with revolutionary techniques such as lights that matched their music, they released their first single in 1966. Their breakthrough album, The Dark Side of the Moon, was released in 1973 and stayed in the charts until 1982, the longest a record has ever been continuously in the charts, becoming one of the best-selling albums of all time.

In 1975 they released Wish You Were Here, which reached iconic status, then in 1979 The Wall went to number 1 in almost every country in the world. The movie version of The Wall starring Bob Geldof was released in 1982, becoming a cult favorite. In the 1980s a rift developed between the band members which culminated in law suits. Only recently have there been reconciliations which have allowed founder member Nick Mason to write his personal take on the band's history.

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Nick Mason knows how to play drums, and play the fool. In his book, a micro-focused journal of life with the Pink Floyd, and what led up to its formation, and life after, Mason shows he is an astute ... Читать весь отзыв

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A detailed and deep recollection of a man's long involvement with a world-famous band, this is a book for serious Floyd fans and people interested in the technical workings of light shows and ... Читать весь отзыв

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Nick Mason was a founder member of Pink Floyd as drummer/percussionist. He is the only member of the band to survive from its foundation and has played on every Pink Floyd album. He has produced music for TV commercials and played and produced several albums for other bands. His solo album NICK MASON'S FICTICIOUS SPORTS was released in 1981. His other passion is motor cars and he has taken part in the Le Mans 24-hour race. For years he has accumulated images and memorabilia associated with the band with a view to writing their definitive history.

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