Pink Floyd’s First Album in Decades to Launch October
Pink Floyd will release their first studio album in 20 years when The Endless River hits the shelves in October.
The news of the new album slipped through the channels of social media roughly a week after the band officially announced the release of their 20th anniversary box set of The Division Bell.
Btw Pink Floyd album out in October is called "The Endless River". Based on 1994 sessions is Rick Wright's swansong and very beautiful.
— Polly Samson (@PollySamson) July 5, 2014
Samson is married to Floyd guitarist and vocalist, David Gilmour. She also has genuine ties to the band, as lyricist on “Division Bell”.
The Division Bell box set was released June 30. This 20th anniversary box set features six discs, including three replica colored or clear vinyl discs, 5 collectors’ prints, a Blu-ray disc and for the first time Andy Jackson’s 5.1 audio mix of ‘The Division Bell’.
In 1994, Division Bell debuted at No 1 in the UK and in the USA, staying at the top of the US charts for 4 weeks; it also went to No. 1 in eight other countries and, to date, has reached total album sales of more than 12 million.
It was the last studio album for the iconic rock band.