Pink Floyd are to release a new album in October called “The Endless River”, featuring never before heard material recorded prior to the death of multi-instrumentalist Rick Wright.
The album will be based on work done in 1994 sessions for the band’s last studio album “The Division Bell”, and is a separate release to the 20th anniversary box set that went on sale on 30 June.
Plans for “The Endless River” were revealed on Twitter by Polly Samson, partner of Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour.
Samson, an author and lyricist whose Twitter profile now includes a credit for “The Endless River” alongside “The Division Bell” and Gilmour’s solo album “On an Island”, wrote: “Btw Pink Floyd album out in October is called ‘The Endless River’. Based on 1994 sessions is Rick Wright’s swansong and very beautiful.”
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