Pink Floyd is known for their progressive and psychedelic music, as well as their elaborate live shows that feature stunning visuals, sound effects, and props. We will look at some of the most memorable concerts and tours that Pink Floyd has performed over the years.
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The Dark Side of the Moon Tour (1972-1973)
This tour was in support of their eighth studio album, The Dark Side of the Moon, which is widely regarded as one of the greatest albums of all time. The tour featured a quadraphonic sound system, a circular screen that projected images and animations, and a giant inflatable pig that flew over the audience. The tour also included some of the band’s most iconic songs, such as “Money”, “Time”, “Us and Them”, and “Brain Damage/Eclipse”.
The Wall Tour (1980-1981)
This tour was in support of their eleventh studio album, The Wall, which is a rock opera that tells the story of a troubled rock star named Pink. The tour was a theatrical spectacle that involved a huge wall being built on stage, separating the band from the audience. The wall was decorated with images and animations that illustrated the themes and events of the album. The tour also featured some of the band’s most popular songs, such as “Another Brick in the Wall”, “Comfortably Numb”, “Hey You”, and “Run Like Hell”.
The Division Bell Tour (1994)
This tour was in support of their fourteenth and final studio album, The Division Bell, which is a concept album that explores the themes of communication and division. The tour was the band’s last before their hiatus and eventual reunion in 2005. The tour featured a massive stage that resembled a metal arch, with lights, lasers, and fireworks. The tour also featured some of the band’s most beautiful songs, such as “High Hopes”, “Coming Back to Life”, “Marooned”, and “Keep Talking”.
These are just some of the many concerts and tours that Pink Floyd has performed over their long and illustrious career. They have left a lasting legacy in the history of rock music and have inspired countless fans and musicians around the world.