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** To grasp what Jenner was talking about, [[http://oi63.tinypic.com/s1ne6c.jpg here's]] [[http://oi68.tinypic.com/raw7wy.jpg Syd]] when he was young, and [[http://oi65.tinypic.com/2vskmdj.jpg here's]] [[http://oi64.tinypic.com/i50kt0.jpg Syd]] in his later years.
** David Gilmour [[http://oi66.tinypic.com/rj409j.jpg also]] [[http://oi68.tinypic.com/qp1cly.jpg qualified.]] No, seriously. Why do you ''think'' he's cited as a common cause of StupidSexyFlanders?

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** To grasp what Jenner was talking about, [[http://oi63.tinypic.com/s1ne6c.jpg here's]] [[http://oi68.tinypic.com/raw7wy.jpg Syd]] when he was young, and [[http://oi65.tinypic.com/2vskmdj.jpg here's]] [[http://oi64.tinypic.com/i50kt0.jpg Syd]] in his later years.
** David Gilmour [[http://oi66.tinypic.com/rj409j.jpg also]] [[http://oi68.tinypic.com/qp1cly.jpg qualified.]] also qualified. No, seriously. Why do you ''think'' he's cited as a common cause of StupidSexyFlanders?


* GettingCrapPastTheRadar:
** In "Money," David Gilmour says "bullshit," yet the word remained uncensored on most radio stations until the FCC started cracking down on broadcasters after Music/JanetJackson's "WardrobeMalfunction".
** On "Candy and a Currant Bun", the band managed to get the line "Oh, please just fuck with me!" past the censors, and the line was only added to the song in the first place as revenge against the censoring of the original title ("Let's Roll Another One").

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** In "Money," David Gilmour says "bullshit," yet the word remained uncensored on most radio stations
GettingCrapPastThe Radar: Due to overwhelming and persistent misuse, GCPTR is on-page examples only until 01 June 2021. If you are reading this in the FCC started cracking down on broadcasters after Music/JanetJackson's "WardrobeMalfunction".
** On "Candy and a Currant Bun", the band managed to get the line "Oh,
future, please just fuck with me!" past check the censors, and trope page to make sure your example fits the line was only added to the song in the first place as revenge against the censoring of the original title ("Let's Roll Another One").current definition.



** When "Let's Roll Another One" was rewritten into "Candy and a Currant Bun", it became this, complete with lyrics like ''...please just [[PrecisionFStrike fuck]] with me... [[DoubleEntendre ice cream]] [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar tastes good in the afternoon]]...''

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** When "Let's Roll Another One" was rewritten into "Candy and a Currant Bun", it became this, complete with lyrics like ''...please just [[PrecisionFStrike fuck]] with me... [[DoubleEntendre ice cream]] [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar cream tastes good in the afternoon]]...''


As to the band’s place in rock history, Pink Floyd’s influence extends across hard rock, ElectronicMusic, {{Ambient}} and AlternativeRock. David Gilmour is widely considered one of the best rock guitarists ever, for his melodic solos and mastery of tone and vibrato, as well for his voice, used often in contrast to Waters' vocals, or complement his guitar parts. Syd Barrett, despite his short and troubled tenure in the band, is still renowned for the highly experimental music he created, and his lyrics as well are held in high regard. Roger Waters' lyrics are well-known for their high quotient of satirical humour and general quotability, as are his strong bass-lines and his highly dramatic vocals. Keyboardist Rick Wright was the band's own acknowledged "secret weapon" for his backing vocals and occasional lead vocals along with his {{jazz}}-influenced keyboard textures, which became a key component of the band's sound. Nick Mason... Er, is the drummer, and is the band's official archivist. Mason gets very little (though not none at all) in the way of writing credits [[note]] in fact, the only reason he had a credit on “Speak to Me” was because Waters gave it away [[/note]], vocal parts [[note]] he speaks through a ring modulator on "One of These Days," recites an electronically distorted poem on "Signs of Life," and sings on the officially unreleased "The Merry Xmas Song" and "Scream Thy Last Scream" alongside Barrett, and on "Corporal Clegg" alongside Wright and Gilmour [[/note]], or overall notice, but he ironically is the only member to have played on every Floyd record [[note]]Gilmour wasn't there for the first, Wright didn't play on ''Music/TheFinalCut'', and Waters left after that record[[/note]] and according to biographer Nicholas Schaffner, is responsible for many of the band's signature sound effects.

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As to the band’s place in rock history, Pink Floyd’s influence extends across hard rock, ElectronicMusic, {{Ambient}} and AlternativeRock.AlternativeRock, as well as the elaborate stage shows that popular music artists of all genres routinely take on the road. David Gilmour is widely considered one of the best rock guitarists ever, for his melodic solos and mastery of tone and vibrato, as well for his voice, used often in contrast to Waters' vocals, or complement his guitar parts. Syd Barrett, despite his short and troubled tenure in the band, is still renowned for the highly experimental music he created, and his lyrics as well are held in high regard. Roger Waters' lyrics are well-known for their high quotient of satirical humour and general quotability, as are his strong bass-lines and his highly dramatic vocals. Keyboardist Rick Wright was the band's own acknowledged "secret weapon" for his backing vocals and occasional lead vocals along with his {{jazz}}-influenced keyboard textures, which became a key component of the band's sound. Nick Mason... Er, is the drummer, and is the band's official archivist. Mason gets very little (though not none at all) in the way of writing credits [[note]] in fact, the only reason he had a credit on “Speak to Me” was because Waters gave it away [[/note]], vocal parts [[note]] he speaks through a ring modulator on "One of These Days," recites an electronically distorted poem on "Signs of Life," and sings on the officially unreleased "The Merry Xmas Song" and "Scream Thy Last Scream" alongside Barrett, and on "Corporal Clegg" alongside Wright and Gilmour [[/note]], or overall notice, but he ironically is the only member to have played on every Floyd record [[note]]Gilmour wasn't there for the first, Wright didn't play on ''Music/TheFinalCut'', and Waters left after that record[[/note]] and according to biographer Nicholas Schaffner, is responsible for many of the band's signature sound effects.


!! [[Music/TheWall ...We]] [[BookEnds came in?]]

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!! [[BookEnds "Isn't this]] [[Music/TheWall where...:"]]

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!! [[BookEnds "Isn't Isn't this]] [[Music/TheWall where...:"]]]]


[[caption-width-right:275: Pink Floyd, circa 1968. From left to right: Nick Mason, Music/DavidGilmour, Music/RogerWaters, Music/SydBarrett and Richard Wright.]]

->''“There is no dark side of the moon, really. Matter of fact, it’s all dark.”''

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[[caption-width-right:275: Pink Floyd, circa 1968.[[caption-width-right:275:Pink Floyd in January 1968, from the only known photoshoot during the five months that all five members were together. From left to right: Nick Mason, Music/DavidGilmour, Music/RogerWaters, Music/SydBarrett and Richard Wright.]]

->''“There ->''"There is no dark side of the moon, really. Matter of fact, it’s it's all dark.”''
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* ContinuityNod: The bell sounds heard at the beginning and the end of the song Fat Old Sun were later used again in "High Hopes", from ''The Division Bell'', and "Louder than Words", from ''The Endless River''.

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* ContinuityNod: The bell sounds heard at the beginning and the end of the song Fat "Fat Old Sun Sun" from ''Atom Heart Mother'' were later used again in "High Hopes", from ''The Division Bell'', and "Louder than Words", from ''The Endless River''.


After a live album in 1995, ''Pulse'', Pink Floyd effectively broke up, with all the members going off to solo careers. In 2005, there would be one last reunion of the Waters/Gilmour/Wright/Mason line-up for the benefit concert [=Live8=], which proved to be a bitter-sweet moment. Several months later, Syd Barrett, the inspirational early front-man, died from pancreatic cancer. The surviving members were of course devastated, though they chose not to attend his funeral. Richard Wright sadly passed away next, dying of lung cancer a couple of years later. For the next six years, aside from reissues and remasters of existing Floyd material, the band remained dormant.

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After a live album in 1995, ''Pulse'', Pink Floyd effectively broke up, with all the members going off to solo careers. In 2005, there would be one last reunion of the Waters/Gilmour/Wright/Mason line-up for the benefit concert [=Live8=], which proved to be a bitter-sweet moment. Several months later, Almost one year to the day after the concert, Syd Barrett, the inspirational early front-man, died from pancreatic cancer. The surviving members were of course devastated, though they chose not to attend his funeral. Richard Wright sadly passed away next, dying of lung cancer a couple of years later.in 2008. For the next six years, aside from reissues and remasters of existing Floyd material, the band remained dormant.


* IntercourseWithYou: Shows up very rarely in Pink Floyd's discography, and among the few times it does it gets PlayedForDrama. The Wright-sung "Summer '68" (from ''Music/AtomHeartMother'') and "Stay" (from ''Music/ObscuredByClouds'') are melancholic songs that bemoan the [[LookingForLoveInAllTheWrongPlaces lack of genuine connection and communication involved in one-night stands]], and "Young Lust" presents Pink's highly nasty attitude towards sex, using it as a tool for mindless hedonism and [[YourCheatingHeart cheating on his loving wife]].

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* IntercourseWithYou: Shows up very rarely in Pink Floyd's discography, and among the few times it does it gets PlayedForDrama. The Wright-sung "Summer '68" (from ''Music/AtomHeartMother'') and "Stay" (from ''Music/ObscuredByClouds'') are melancholic songs that bemoan the [[LookingForLoveInAllTheWrongPlaces lack of genuine connection and communication involved in one-night stands]], and "Young Lust" presents Pink's highly nasty attitude towards sex, using it as a tool for mindless hedonism and [[YourCheatingHeart cheating on his loving wife]].wife.


* 1967 - "See Emily Play" / "The Scarecrow" [[note]] Both songs later included on the US version of ''The Piper at the Gates of Dawn''.[[/note]]

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* 1967 - "See Emily Play" / "The Scarecrow" [[note]] Both songs later Later included on the US version of ''The Piper at the Gates of Dawn''.[[/note]] / "The Scarecrow" [[note]] Otherwise available on both the UK and US versions of ''The Piper at the Gates of Dawn''.[[/note]]


* 1967 - "See Emily Play" [[note]] Otherwise available on the US version of their 1967 album ''The Piper at the Gates of Dawn''.[[/note]] / "The Scarecrow" [[note]] Otherwise available on their 1967 album ''The Piper at the Gates of Dawn''.[[/note]]

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* 1967 - "See Emily Play" / "The Scarecrow" [[note]] Otherwise available Both songs later included on the US version of their 1967 album ''The Piper at the Gates of Dawn''.[[/note]] / "The Scarecrow" [[note]] Otherwise available on their 1967 album ''The Piper at the Gates of Dawn''.[[/note]]



* 1982 - "When the Tigers Broke Free" [[note]] Otherwise available on reissues of their 1983 album ''The Final Cut''. [[/note]] / "Bring the Boys Back Home" [[note]] Otherwise available on their 1979 album ''The Wall''. [[/note]]
* 1983 - "Not Now John" [[note]] Censored from the original version available on their 1983 album ''The Final Cut''. [[/note]] / "The Hero's Return (Parts I and II)"

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* 1982 - "When the Tigers Broke Free" [[note]] Otherwise available on Originally from the film adaptation of ''The Wall'' that same year, later added to reissues of their 1983 album ''The Final Cut''. Cut'' from 2004 onward. [[/note]] / "Bring the Boys Back Home" [[note]] Otherwise available on their 1979 album ''The Wall''. [[/note]]
* 1983 - "Not Now John" [[note]] Censored from the original version available on their 1983 album ''The Final Cut''. [[/note]] / "The Hero's Return (Parts I and II)"
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Pink Floyd were a [[UsefulNotes/{{Britain}} British]] [[PsychedelicRock Psychedelic]] and ProgressiveRock band which formed in 1965. The initial line-up consisted of Music/SydBarrett and Rado “Bob” Klose on guitar, Music/RogerWaters on bass, Richard Wright on keyboards, and Nick Mason on drums. They recorded several songs before Klose left to focus on studies. [[note]]these songs would later be released in 2015 on the EP ''1965: Their First Recordings'' [[/note]] The four-piece then went on to gain a reputation as one of the foremost British Psychedelic bands, releasing two singles and the now-classic LP ''Music/ThePiperAtTheGatesOfDawn'' before Barrett’s mental state, brought on by heavy drug use, began to decline significantly. The band then recruited Music/DavidGilmour, a childhood friend of Barrett and Waters, into the band, eventually replacing Barrett during the making of ''Music/ASaucerfulOfSecrets''. While Barrett's state declined to the point where he left the music industry and became a recluse, he would remain a massive influence to the band and haunt the band’s future music.

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Pink Floyd were a [[UsefulNotes/{{Britain}} British]] [[PsychedelicRock Psychedelic]] and ProgressiveRock band which formed in 1965. The initial line-up consisted of Music/SydBarrett and Rado “Bob” Klose on guitar, Music/RogerWaters on bass, Richard Wright on keyboards, and Nick Mason on drums. They recorded several songs before Klose left to focus on studies. [[note]]these songs would later be released in 2015 on the EP ''1965: Their First Recordings'' [[/note]] The four-piece then went on to gain a reputation as one of the foremost British Psychedelic bands, releasing two singles and the now-classic LP ''Music/ThePiperAtTheGatesOfDawn'' before Barrett’s mental state, brought on by heavy drug use, began to decline significantly. The band then recruited Music/DavidGilmour, a childhood friend of Barrett and Waters, into the band, eventually replacing Barrett during the making of ''Music/ASaucerfulOfSecrets''. While Barrett's state declined to the point where he left the music industry and became a recluse, he would remain a massive influence to on the band and haunt the band’s future music.


** ''Relics'' (1971): contains largely Syd-era material and non-album singles like "See Emily Play". Also, it's the only album in print which contains the studio version of fan favourite "Careful with That Axe, Eugene". Also notable as the only one that even die-hard fans will admit to liking (possibly because of its inclusion of some of Floyd's lesser-known songs like "The Nile Song").

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** ''Relics'' (1971): contains largely Syd-era material and non-album singles like "See Emily Play". Also, it's the only album in print which contains the studio version of fan favourite "Careful with That Axe, Eugene". Also notable as the only one that even die-hard fans will admit to liking (possibly because of its inclusion of some of Floyd's lesser-known songs like "The Nile Song").Song" as well as the aforementioned non-album singles).


* SoWhatDoWeDoNow: Pretty much the state of mind of the band just before and during the early sessions for ''Music/WishYouWereHere''.
-->'''David Gilmour:''' It was a very difficult period I have to say. All your childhood dreams had been sort of realised and we had [[Music/TheDarkSideOfTheMoon the biggest selling records in the world]] and all the things you got into it for. The girls and the money and the fame and all that stuff... Everything had sort of come our way and you had to reassess what you were in it for thereafter, and it was a pretty confusing and sort of empty time for a while.
** Lampshaded in the appositely-named "What Shall We Do Now?", which appeared on the film and live versions of ''Music/TheWall''.


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* SoWhatDoWeDoNow: Pretty much the state of mind of the band just before and during the early sessions for ''Music/WishYouWereHere''.
-->'''David Gilmour:''' It was a very difficult period I have to say. All your childhood dreams had been sort of realised and we had [[Music/TheDarkSideOfTheMoon the biggest selling records in the world]] and all the things you got into it for. The girls and the money and the fame and all that stuff... Everything had sort of come our way and you had to reassess what you were in it for thereafter, and it was a pretty confusing and sort of empty time for a while.
** Lampshaded in the appositely-named "What Shall We Do Now?", which appeared on the film and live versions of ''Music/TheWall''.


* LargeAndInCharge: At 6'2, Roger Waters towered over every other member of the band.



* LargeAndInCharge: At 6'2, Roger Waters towered over every other member of the band.

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