Pink Floyd to release first album in 20 years this October

By Ricky Yandoli,

Hold on to your seats Pink Floyd fanatics, this October an album will be released after a 20-year period of not releasing any new material. The announcement of one of the most successful bands in music history releasing a new album came after the Fourth of July.

The wife of singer-guitarist David Gilmour, Polly Samson, made the surprise statement via her Twitter account, reports Rolling Stone.

After the 20-year anniversary celebration of The Division Bell on July 1, Pink Floyd has unreleased tracks in the volt from studio sessions in 1993 and 1994. Most of the songs are instrumental music, confirmed by Pinkfloyd.com. Those unreleased tunes look to be put out on the new project The Endless River.

What makes The Endless River unique is band originator Richard Wright helped write and co-write material on the album. In 2008, Wright died from cancer, according to Forbes.

David Gilmour and Phil Manzanera produce the unreleased album, and Andy Jackson is the youth and recording engineer. By summer's end more details will be announced for Pink Floyd’s The Endless River. Pink Floyd has released 14 studio albums up to date, making the 2014 October release album number 15 overall.

image via Troy Constable/INFphoto.com



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