Pink Floyd - Sondz

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Pink Floyd were an English rock band formed in London in 1964. Gaining an early following as one of the first British psychedelic groups, they were distinguished for their extended compositions, sonic experimentation, philosophical lyrics and elaborate live shows. They became a leading band of the progressive rock genre, cited by some as the greatest progressive rock band of all time.

Pink Floyd were founded in 1964 by Syd Barrett (guitar, lead vocals), Nick Mason (drums), Roger Waters (bass guitar, vocals), Richard Wright (keyboards, vocals) and Bob Klose (guitars); Klose quit in 1965. Under Barrett's leadership, they released two charting singles and the successful debut album The Piper at the Gates of Dawn (1967). Guitarist and vocalist David Gilmour joined in December 1967; Barrett left in April 1968 due to deteriorating mental health. Waters became the primary lyricist and thematic leader, devi...

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NameRole(s)
James Guthrie
James GuthrieProducerEngineerProducer (co)Other instrumentsRecordingMixOther vocalsFoot stompsCymbalSynthesizer
Andy Jackson
Andy JacksonRemixerMixMix (co)ProducerEngineerRecordingBass guitar
Norman Smith
Norman SmithProducerDrums (drum set)Phonographic copyrightProducer (executive)ConductorBackground vocalsOther vocalsGongTimpani
Bob Ezrin
Bob EzrinBass guitarProducerOther instrumentsKeyboardPercussionArrangerBassSynthesizerProgrammingBackground vocals
Peter Bown
Peter BownEngineerRecordingAudio
Jon Carin
Jon CarinSynthesizerProgramming (percussion)VocalKeyboardBackground vocalsPianoProgramming
Damon Iddins
Damon IddinsMixMix (co)Remixer (additional)Mix (assistant)RemixerEngineerKeyboard
Michael Kamen
Michael KamenKeyboardProducerPianoConductorArrangerOrchestratorHarmoniumElectric pianoInstrument arranger (strings)
Guy Pratt
Guy PrattVocalBass guitarLead vocalsBass
Brian Humphries
Brian HumphriesMixRecordingEngineerEngineer (co)