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by Peter Kandunias | Photos by WENN

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Pink Floyd's new album The Endless River described as 'very spacey'

First album since 1994 for release in October

 

Pink Floyd's new album The Endless River described as 'very spacey'

Photo: WENN

A source from Pink Floyd has spoken out about their new album, The Endless River - describing the record as"very spacey."

The revered rock group will release their eagerly anticipated new LP later this year and will feature unreleased material from 1994. The album, announced by David Gilmour's partner, Polly Samson, via Twitter and is titled The Endless River. 

A source told The Sun of the album: "It's not what fans will necessarily expect. The other songs, which David has worked on with Nick Mason, are lengthy instrumentals rather than straight-up rock."

''It's beautiful but not exactly 'Another Brick in the Wall' or 'Wish You Were Here.' It's very spacey.'' ''It's got lots of keyboards from Rick so you can see why the band are calling it his swansong. The track that Gilmour recorded vocals on will be the band's last-ever real song. It's a proper epic and a fitting farewell.''

Back-up singer for the psychadelic rockers, Durga McBroom-Hudson, who toured with the band through the 1980s and 1990s revealed that the recording for the album "did start during The Division Bell sessions (and yes, it was the side project originally titled 'The Big Spliff' that [Pink Floyd drummer] Nick mason spoke about). Which is why there are Richard Wright tracks on it. But David and Nick have gone in and done a lot more since then. It was originally to be a completely instrumental recording, but I came in last December and sang on a few tracks." 

While fans can get excited about this release, it appears that a tour will not take place to promote the record.

The insider also stated: "It would probably be the highest-grossing tour in history if they reunited with Roger Waters. But Gilmour just won't have it. This album really is the end of Pink Floyd -- for ever."

 Below: Photos - Roger Waters Brings Pink Floyd's The Wall Tour To Dublin's O2

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