Pink Floyd released their tenth studio album “Animals” on January 23, 1977. The album’s famous cover of a pig floating between two chimneys at Battersea Power Station was conceived by Roger Waters and photographed on December 2, 1976.
Now you have a chance to get this Limited Edition PINK FLOYD. LONDON shirt from Lemon Rags. Extra detail was give to make an exact replica of the stencil spray-painted on the back of amps in the film Pink Floyd Live at Pompeii. (notice the last N on London does not match the other N’s)
In this screen grab of Family Guy, Peter Griffin is in a record store where he thinks the guy behind the counter is Jesus Christ. The record store clearly displays posters for some cool really bands…
In the Beastie Boys 1992 music video for the song “Gratitude” MCA, Ad-Rock and Mike D pay homage to the classic film Pink Floyd: Live at Pompeii. In addition to being filmed outdoors and copying its directorial style of slow horizontal tracking shots, the video also shows the back of the Beastie Boys amplifiers which are spray-painted in stencil “PINK FLOYD LONDON” just like Live at Pompeii.
On the original recording of the Pink Floyd song “Have A Cigar“, the song’s lead vocals are performed not by any member of Pink Floyd, but by an acquaintance of the band: British singer-songwriter Roy Harper. Roger Waters intended to record the part himself, but had strained his voice while recording “Shine On You Crazy […]
From December of 1967 when David Gilmour joined Pink Floyd until April 1968 when Syd Barrett left due to health reasons, the band existed as a five-piece before slowly making the transition from Barrett to Gilmour.
The lyrics in Pink Floyd’s “Let There Be More Light” (from 1968’s A Saucerful Of Secrets) contains a quick reference to The Beatles “Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds.”
I am Raul Rossell II, born and raised in Los Angeles, California and founder of feelnumb.com. I’m not trying to be a Rock Star, I just write about them…