New Pink Floyd album in the works

2014-07-06 by zaruyache | 112 Comments
According to Polly Samson, the wife of Pink Floyd singer-songwriter David Gilmour, the English rock band will be releasing a new album this October.

According to a Twitter post by Samson, the album is to be titled The Endless River and will be based on the band's studio sessions from 1994. No other details are
available at this time.

The tweet can be viewed at the link below:
https://twitter.com/PollySamson/status/485411029573439488

Tagged: Pink Floyd

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insomniac15
Staff Reviewer
July 6th 2014
3698 Comments


Awesome.

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Chrisjon89
July 6th 2014
3833 Comments


sweet fancy Moses. Bowie last year and now Floyd.

StolenIdentity
July 6th 2014
252 Comments


Too good to be true

Ricochet
July 6th 2014
2386 Comments


1994 sessions doesnt sound that good though... 1973 sessions would be
better a new classic

WhiteNoise
July 6th 2014
3313 Comments


*snore

Mad.
July 6th 2014
4435 Comments


How new is it actually gonna be tho

eddie95
July 6th 2014
620 Comments


It's an awesome news, despite I'm worried it could be a bit of a disaster, since "1994 sessions" doesn't sound me good either... still excited about such news

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unromance
July 6th 2014
90 Comments


Man, I just wait to space out to some newly released Floyd.

MathMetal09
July 6th 2014
57 Comments


Hopefully Waters doesn't appear on this. He is to much Douche

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Matthaios
July 6th 2014
169 Comments


Yay!

Nagrarok
July 6th 2014
8465 Comments


Can't see how this is a good thing. The Division Bell wasn't fantastic, but a worthy enough end, and it should stay that way.

wwba
July 6th 2014
474 Comments


I hope it's gonna be good, just like Heaven and Earth

Jasdevi087
July 6th 2014
1819 Comments


I feel like I'm the only one who wants to hear more of the Division Bell.

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TheNotrap
July 6th 2014
8323 Comments


High Hopes is the perfect swan song.
Don't know if it's a good idea to release another album under the Pink Floyd brand.

Tunaboy45
July 6th 2014
8063 Comments


You had my curiosity, but now you have my attention

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Artuma
July 6th 2014
20175 Comments


High Hopes is the perfect swan song. [2]

why would they have to do this?

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danielcardoso
July 6th 2014
3900 Comments


"Can't see how this is a good thing. The Division Bell wasn't fantastic, but a worthy enough end, and it should stay that way."

Nag, I understand your point but after all, it's Pink Floyd we're talking about. I'm confident that they're still more than capable of producing something great. Of course, no one should be expecting a new Dark Side Of The Moon, but that doesn't mean that Floyd won't be able to make good music anymore.

menawati
Contributing Reviewer
July 6th 2014
16389 Comments


"why would they have to do this?"

maybe Nick Mason needs a new helicopter

Artuma
July 6th 2014
20175 Comments


"but that doesn't mean that Floyd won't be able to make good music anymore."

and that's what it's probably going to be: good. nothing to be pumped for tbh

Artuma
July 6th 2014
20175 Comments


"maybe Nick Mason needs a new helicopter"

lel

danielcardoso
July 6th 2014
3900 Comments


@Artuma; Of course it's probably not going to be all that special, but I'm still sure that they'll make better music than many new artists around.

trackbytrackreviews
July 6th 2014
2532 Comments


It's either gonna be really good or really bad no inbetween

Artuma
July 6th 2014
20175 Comments


it's gonna have a shit ton of 2's because it's not dark side or wywh quality that's for sure

tempest--
July 6th 2014
16394 Comments


wat

DrGonzo1937
July 6th 2014
10508 Comments


really?

Darkwatch025
July 6th 2014
226 Comments


I thought the Division Bell was great! Coming Back to Life is my favorite Pink Floyd song and one of my favorite songs of all time. I get chills every time I hear it. To me, the Division Bell is one of the best Pink Floyd albums so I am definitely excited about this news.

Artuma
July 6th 2014
20175 Comments


coming back to life is a masterpiece agreed

mryrtmrnfoxxxy
July 6th 2014
14517 Comments


bnm

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kaparoni
July 6th 2014
185 Comments


Hope it's true . I love the "Division Bell"

hikingmetalpunk
July 6th 2014
1485 Comments


gonna be really fuckin good

DrGonzo1937
July 6th 2014
10508 Comments


hopefully

Zackkkk
July 6th 2014
90 Comments


It'll just sound like a Gilmour solo record if Waters is not on it. They did all play together a few years back, so maybe they made up
after all this time? Or maybe he'll come back in respect of Wright? Either way, if Waters is on it.. the record will be huge.

Onirium
July 6th 2014
2736 Comments


The Division Bell was great, so if it's something that sounds like it then it'll probably still be better than The Wall

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emester
July 6th 2014
6278 Comments


Sweet. Loved division bell.

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Totengott
July 6th 2014
2647 Comments


Either really bad or really good.

Looking forward to it.

Mythodea
July 6th 2014
2123 Comments


The Divison Bell is ok, though I can;t say for sure, as it's not an album I've heard enough times.

New Pink Floyd? I don't know. I guess it could work. Such sudden news though, huh? I think it's not going to be bad. I'd say it's going to be familiar, cozy. I do hope, though, for excellence, but let's be realistic.

I ;also hope Roger Waters is on the album too. The reason I do not dig any Pink Floyd Album after The Wall, is either because it's not worth it (The Final Cut), or because it's too Gilmour-y (The Division Bell, A Momentary Lapse of Reason)

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MonotoneMop
July 6th 2014
299 Comments


I'll still treat The Division Bell as their last album. This sounds more like a B-Side collection, albeit 20 years later.

JamieTwort
Contributing Reviewer
July 6th 2014
23659 Comments


Album won't be anything special without Waters, the two previous Floyd albums have proved that without his input their song writing is pretty average.

JamieTwort
Contributing Reviewer
July 6th 2014
23659 Comments


It's saving grace could be if it's predominantly instrumental and less song-based, which I think I read it might be (not sure where I saw that, I could be wrong).

limestonemiler
July 6th 2014
9 Comments


No Waters, reconsider your expectations accordingly ( source: http://consequenceofsound.net/2014/07/more-details-on-pink-floyds-new-album-no-roger-waters-no-plans-for-tour/ ).

DrGonzo1937
July 6th 2014
10508 Comments


Correct me if I'm wrong, but i thought Floyd was left in Waters' hands?

Onirium
July 6th 2014
2736 Comments


I don't mind if it's too "Gilmour-y", I really liked the sound of The Division Bell, to me it was better than The Wall and The Final Cut

KriegdemKriege
July 6th 2014
1461 Comments


Um

Pink Floyd is Roger Waters.

(:

KriegdemKriege
July 6th 2014
1461 Comments


The Final Cut was the perfect swan song.

BMDrummer
July 6th 2014
12971 Comments


I thought they said these were recorded at the same time as the Division Bell?

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LambsBread
July 6th 2014
5334 Comments


Whhhhhhhy won't you talk to me!

JamieTwort
Contributing Reviewer
July 6th 2014
23659 Comments


Pink Floyd is Roger Waters.


He was an integral part of the band but Gilmour was equally important to their sound, if not more so. It's just that they need Water's to handle a good chunk of the writing side of things, as highlighted by both post-Waters albums.

DrGonzo1937
July 6th 2014
10508 Comments


So to conclude: you need parties to make it good.

DominionMM1
July 6th 2014
11579 Comments


"He was an integral part of the band but Gilmour was equally important to their sound, if not more so. It's just that they need Water's to handle a good chunk of the writing side of things, as highlighted by both post-Waters albums."

don't forget about rick man.

Friday13th
July 6th 2014
3949 Comments


just wait...new Led Zeppelin

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wacknizzle
July 6th 2014
13995 Comments


Wish they would get Waters to play on this

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tacos N stuff
July 6th 2014
519 Comments


i dont know how i feel about this...

DatBeefPudding
July 6th 2014
1565 Comments


woa... really? will defs check but doubtful it'll be any good

SlMBOLlC
July 6th 2014
5551 Comments


this will henceforth be remembered as the day my coffee almost killed me

SlMBOLlC
July 6th 2014
5551 Comments


woah the pseudo elitist self-important faggotry is strong in this thread

ExplosiveOranges
Contributing Reviewer
July 6th 2014
4275 Comments


Will probs be better than new Yes

Spag
July 6th 2014
2140 Comments


Overhyped. I hope this blows up in everyone's faces.




fallenbird
July 6th 2014
4251 Comments


why would you hope for an album to be bad?

guitarded_chuck
July 6th 2014
4359 Comments


there better be a fucking tour

my god there better be

TheBarber
July 6th 2014
2979 Comments


new Beatles at this rate?

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Wizard
July 6th 2014
19922 Comments


I absolutely loved their 90s output so I'm looking forward to this.

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MeatSalad
July 6th 2014
16148 Comments


No waters lol

Spec
July 6th 2014
28864 Comments


Not sure how this will turn out but I'm intrigued.

zaruyache
July 6th 2014
9591 Comments


So... we could potentially get a new Pink Floyd album before we get a new Tool album. I can't be the only one to see the humor in this.

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Rowan5215
July 6th 2014
30988 Comments


Dunno why people are hoping for a Waters appearance
I mean if he co-wrote it that would be fantastic but its been announced that this was all written in 1994 which basically confirms he had no input in writing it
So therefore if he did appear on this it wouldn't be as a songwriter it'd just be him playing bass and singing
Neither of which he excels at to be perfectly frank

SCREAMorphine
July 6th 2014
1776 Comments


I liked their later work so I'll definitely check this out.

DrGonzo1937
July 7th 2014
10508 Comments


Agreed Rowan, he isn't that great at either.

DrGonzo1937
July 7th 2014
10508 Comments


Garbage? Damn

osmark86
July 7th 2014
4808 Comments


oooo interesting. will defo check this out.

Rowan5215
July 7th 2014
30988 Comments


Have some faith people this will rule for sure

TWIGtheWONDERKID
July 7th 2014
1264 Comments


When Pink Floyd toured the Division Bell they played Dark Side of the Moon (complete album, start to finish) every night. Next year is the 40th anniversary for the release of Wish You Were Here. Be nice if they toured the new album and the show included the complete WYWH . . . It could happen.

http://www.setlist.fm/setlist/pink-floyd/1994/earls-court-london-england-53d76799.html

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Mythodea
July 7th 2014
2123 Comments


If it wasn't for school duties, I'd definitely had gone to The Wall Show, in 2011. Three years later, this seems like the perfect opportunity to finally see them live, at least the three out of the four.

MO
July 7th 2014
19880 Comments


'94 sessions....hmmmmm

Mythodea
July 7th 2014
2123 Comments


Well, I read on the Greek Metal Hammer site that 1) Roger Waters doesn't participate, 2) There's no intention of touring.... Ugh....

Rowan5215
July 7th 2014
30988 Comments


Dunno why people would expect Waters to participate at all

DrGonzo1937
July 7th 2014
10508 Comments


Would be nice though

JamieTwort
Contributing Reviewer
July 7th 2014
23659 Comments


@Rowan:Yeah I know Waters isn't involved and that's one of the reasons I don't have very high expectations for this, the songwriting will probably be pretty average but with a couple of exceptions just like on The Division Bell and A Momentary Lapse.

JohnXDoesn't
July 7th 2014
1300 Comments


Floyd needs Waters

guitarded_chuck
July 7th 2014
4359 Comments


Gonna be mostly instrumental and ambient anyway JT

I agree the songwriting without Waters isn't even comparable, but the musicianship will still be top notch

JamieTwort
Contributing Reviewer
July 7th 2014
23659 Comments


Gonna be mostly instrumental and ambient anyway JT


Then there's a chance it will rule. Wouldn't mind hearing some occasional vocals from Gilmour though within a less song-based context.

BigPleb
July 7th 2014
42198 Comments


Will probably suck.

guitarded_chuck
July 7th 2014
4359 Comments


It def needs some vocals, tributes to Rick and Syd are a must

treefingered2
July 7th 2014
195 Comments


my life is complete

Napolesonic
July 7th 2014
26 Comments


Not sure what to think of this. Definitely not expecting anything on par with DSOTM, WYWH, Wall, or even Meddle.

Still, the band is nearly incapable of putting out anything remotely horrible. Will definitely check this out.

imho, suspiciously smells like a twilight-years cash grab.

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North0House2
July 8th 2014
5920 Comments


I'm betting it's gonna suck.

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SowingSeason
Staff Reviewer
July 8th 2014
19343 Comments


Watch it have dubstep

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pelagickitten
July 9th 2014
9 Comments


WHAAAAAAAT. I swear though if you're right and it does have dubs I'm killing myself.

TalonsOfFire
July 9th 2014
13271 Comments


lol sowing wouldn't be surprising

evilford
July 9th 2014
26626 Comments


division bell was boring as shit and I can't imagine this being any better w/o waters

Impervious
July 9th 2014
476 Comments


TEAR DOWN THE WALL!!!!!
TEAR DOWN THE WALL!!!!!

JJKeys
July 13th 2014
541 Comments


meh.

guitarded_chuck
September 22nd 2014
4359 Comments


NOVEMBER 10TH GUYS

Rowan5215
September 22nd 2014
30988 Comments


Damn you beat me to it
Album art is really nice looking gotta pre-order soon as I can!!!!

TalonsOfFire
September 22nd 2014
13271 Comments


It's an interesting decision to make the music mostly ambient, that's probably the best route that they can go given the absence of Waters.

Onirium
September 22nd 2014
2736 Comments


Yeah, The Division Bell already had a kind of ambient vibe, and it worked pretty well imo

ArsMoriendi
September 22nd 2014
8437 Comments


Richard Wright is dead, and Roger Waters probably won't be on it.

I hope you guys aren't hyped for this Gilmour/Mason reputation milk.

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Onirium
September 22nd 2014
2736 Comments


According to them it was mostly written by Wright before his death, so it could be Divison Bell-quality, which would still be pretty cool imo. Considering they're like 70 years old

DrGonzo1937
September 23rd 2014
10508 Comments


Just seen the album artwork: absolutely horrendous.

JamieTwort
Contributing Reviewer
September 23rd 2014
23659 Comments


Yeah, I hate it.

Rowan5215
September 23rd 2014
30988 Comments


The art is fantastic, what?

deathschool
September 23rd 2014
17819 Comments


I don't feel very strongly about it one way or the other.

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Rowan5215
September 23rd 2014
30988 Comments


I think its beautiful but I'm a Floyd fanboy, still have no idea how you could call it horrendous though

Onirium
September 23rd 2014
2736 Comments


It's pretty meh agreed

guitarded_chuck
September 23rd 2014
4359 Comments


"Richard Wright is dead, and Roger Waters probably won't be on it.

I hope you guys aren't hyped for this Gilmour/Mason reputation milk."

you should probably know what you are talking about before going full douche on the internet

DrGonzo1937
September 23rd 2014
10508 Comments


You guys are kidding, right? It looks so dated. And a naff photoshop job. Hope the actual music has more effort put into it.

guitarded_chuck
September 23rd 2014
4359 Comments


yeah i hate to admit it but where the cloud cover is over the back of the boat and the paddle looks pretty fake

JamieTwort
Contributing Reviewer
September 23rd 2014
23659 Comments


It really is a horrible album cover. Sorry Rowan :/

zakalwe
September 23rd 2014
11632 Comments


It's the billowing open shirt that really takes the biscuit.

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danielcardoso
September 23rd 2014
3900 Comments


Wish Waters Was Here

DrGonzo1937
September 23rd 2014
10508 Comments


^

[2]

danielcardoso
September 23rd 2014
3900 Comments


XD But seriously, hope album is awesome.

Onirium
September 23rd 2014
2736 Comments


The teaser was pretty cool



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