Pink Floyd were the godfathers of prog rock, the torchbearers of psychedelia who emerged from the 60s underground scene to become a stadium supergroup. They broke new ground, fusing sound collages with dazzling light effects into a mind-blowing theatrical experience.
The quirky otherworldilness of their lyrics came from the creative genius of Syd Barrett, but his mental unravelling meant the band was soon robbed of an extraordinary poetic vision.
Series: Life in Pictures
Number Of Pages: 48
Published: 1st July 2012
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.8 x 19.8 x 0.3