From Loudersound Prog.
Pink Floyd’s 1994 album The Division Bell is to be reissued on double translucent blue vinyl later this year to mark its 25th anniversary.
Material based on the sessions for the follow-up to 1987’s A Momentary Lapse Of Reason were used for 2014’s The Endless River, but The Division Bell was the last original studio album from David Gilmour, Nick Mason and Richard Wright.
Speaking at the time of its release, vocalist and guitarist Gilmour said: “The three of us went into Britannia Row studios, and improvised for two weeks.
“Playing together and starting from scratch was interesting and exciting, it kick-started the album and the process was very good, it was collaborative and felt more cohesive.”
The striking album artwork featuring two metal heads was created by long-time Pink Floyd collaborator, the late Storm Thorgerson.
Two, three-metre tall metal sculptures by John Robertson were placed in a field in Cambridgeshire and photographed across a two-week period. The building that can be seem through the gaps in their mouths is Ely Cathedral.
The sculptures went on to appear at The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains.
Speaking about the artwork, Thorgerson said: “It was intended that the viewer should not see both at the same time. One saw the single face, or the two profiles which meant that they were then communicating with the image.”
The Division Bell reissue will be released on June 7.
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- Pink Floyd - It Would Be So Nice - 4pr - UK - 7" vinyl - £195.00, $265.20, €218.40 (New Item) (arrived 26-Feb-2021 15:02)on February 26, 2021 at 6:47 pm
PINK FLOYD It Would Be So Nice (Rare 1968 UK 7" vinyl single with intact four prong centre, also including Julia Dream, Columbia company die cut paper sleeve. The vinyl on this copy remains in excellent condition with just a few light paper scuffs to show for over fifty years DB8401)
- Pink Floyd - The Wall - 1st - VG - UK - 2-LP vinyl set - £50.00, $68.00, €56.00 (New Item) (arrived 19-Feb-2021 17:08)on February 26, 2021 at 6:47 pm
PINK FLOYD The Wall (1979 UK first press 26-track double LP with picture labels, housed in a gatefold picture sleeve which does not list the band members inside, with matching round-cornered card lyric inners, which do not include the brick with the band members credited inside, denoting a first press. The sleeve is Very Good with some gentle cosmetic wear to a few of the paper's edges & the vinyl is clean & grades VG+/EX- with just a few minor hairlines & spindle marks not affectingplay SHDW411)
- Pink Floyd - The Wall - Sealed - UK - 2-CD album set - £15.00, $20.40, €16.80 (New Item) (arrived 12-Feb-2021 10:46)on February 26, 2021 at 6:47 pm
PINK FLOYD The Wall (2011 issue UK 26-track digitally remastered 2-CD album set - One of the most acclaimed concept albums of all time, 'The Wall' is renowned as Roger Waters' Rock Opera dealing with abandonment and personal isolation. Featuring the unique artwork of Gerald Scarfe, the album also yielded the US & UK No. 1 hit 'Another Brick In The Wall [Pt2], and was subsequently adapted for cinema by Alan Parker featuring Bob Geldof in the lead role. The new Discovery version presents the original studio album, digitally remastered by James Guthrie and presented in a newly designed digipak picture sleeve complete with a new 28 page booklet designed by Storm Thorgerson)
- Pink Floyd - Animals - 1st - EX - UK - vinyl LP - £95.00, $129.20, €106.40 (New Item) (arrived 14-Feb-2021 11:56)on February 26, 2021 at 6:47 pm
PINK FLOYD Animals (1977 UK first press 5-track LP, complete with the round cornered card lyric inner with 'SHVL 815 (I)' print & wide spined gatefold picture sleeve with 'Made and printed in Great Britain 7701 TM Garrod & Lofthouse Ltd' textinside. The sleeve shows scuffing around the edges & corners, unavoidable with age with a small seam split to the inner, & despite a few light paper marks & minor spindle wear, the vinyl is clean & remains in Excellent condition with superb sound performance. A nice, if not mint, example & increasingly in demand SHVL815)
- Pink Floyd - The Dark Side Of The Moon - 5th + Posters - VG - UK - vinyl LP - £25.00, $34.00, €28.00 (New Item) (arrived 14-Feb-2021 13:04)on February 26, 2021 at 6:47 pm
PINK FLOYD The Dark Side Of The Moon (1979 UK issue of the classic 1973 10-track LP with 'EMI Records' perimeter label print, housed in the iconic gatefold picture sleeve with two fold-out posters. The sleeve is graded as VG with a little edge scuffing and a few light storage marks; the posters remain unused; the labels do have some spindle wear, but the vinyl remain in excellent condition. A great play copy and very respectable VG example SHVL804)