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''The Endless River'' is the fifteenth and final studio album by Music/PinkFloyd, released in 2014. Their first album after twenty years and their first double-LP since ''Music/TheWall'' nearly 40 years prior[[note]]modern-day vinyl reissues of ''Music/TheDivisionBell'' also come in double-LP form, but this is more out of necessity than creative vision, as the sheer length of the strictly CD-oriented album makes it difficult to release uncut as a single LP[[/note]], it is also the first after the death of both Richard Wright and the long-departed founding member Music/SydBarrett. Most of the album is comprised of instrumentals, with only one song with lead vocals by David Gilmour. Much of the album are essentially out-takes from ''Music/TheDivisionBell'', and so features Wright posthumously. It was the first album since ''Music/TheFinalCut'' not to have a supporting tour.

Like the other latter-day Floyd albums, this album received mixed reviews upon release.

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''The Endless River'' is the fifteenth and final studio album by Music/PinkFloyd, released in 2014. Their first album after twenty years and their first double-LP since ''Music/TheWall'' nearly 40 years prior[[note]]modern-day vinyl reissues of ''Music/TheDivisionBell'' also come in double-LP form, but this is more out of necessity than creative vision, as the sheer length of the strictly CD-oriented album makes it difficult to release uncut as a single LP[[/note]], it is also the first after the death of both Richard Wright and the long-departed founding member Music/SydBarrett. Most of the album is comprised of instrumentals, with only one song with lead vocals by David Gilmour. Much of the album are essentially is composed of out-takes from ''Music/TheDivisionBell'', and so features Wright posthumously. It was the first album since ''Music/TheFinalCut'' not to have a supporting tour.

tour, owing in part to the sense of finality that Gilmour and Mason wanted out of the record.

Compared to previous Pink Floyd albums, ''The Endless River'' is a far more {{ambient}}-oriented affair, with considerable focus on mood and texture than conventional melody (largely due to it consisting primarily of old instrumental outtakes). The broad majority of the album is purely instrumental, with the only lyrical song on it being the closing track, "Louder Than Words". Like most previous songs from the Gilmour-led incarnation of Pink Floyd, the lyrics for it were penned by Gilmour's wife, Polly Samson.

Like the other latter-day Floyd albums, this album received mixed reviews upon release.
release, with fans and critics alike being split on the album's ambient instrumental direction.



* CallBack: The album's title is taken from a lyric from the song "High Hopes" from ''Music/TheDivisionBell''.

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The album's title is taken from a lyric from the song "High Hopes" from ''Music/TheDivisionBell''.


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** "Autumn '68" derives its title as a play off of "Summer '68" from ''Music/AtomHeartMother''.


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* NonIndicativeName: "Autumn '68" features an archival recording of Richard Wright playing the Royal Albert Hall pipe organ during the late 60's, but contrary to the title the recording was from June of 1969.


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* SiameseTwinSongs: Almost the entire album, with the only cutoff points being the gaps between each side. To this extent, the CD release has the entirety of each side sequenced in such close proximity to one another that the disc seemingly appears to only have four tracks (the songs are still sequenced individually though, meaning you can skip across all 18 tracks at will.

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* SiameseTwinSongs: Almost the entire album, with the only cutoff points being the gaps between each side. To this extent, the CD release has the entirety of each side sequenced with the songs in such close proximity to one another that the disc seemingly appears to only have four tracks (the songs are still sequenced individually though, meaning you can skip across all 18 tracks at will.

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* SiameseTwinSongs: Almost the entire album, with the only cutoff points being the gaps between each side. To this extent, the CD release has the entirety of each side sequenced in such close proximity to one another that the disc seemingly appears to only have four tracks (the songs are still sequenced individually though, meaning you can skip across all 18 tracks at will.


''The Endless River'' is the fifteenth and final studio album by Music/PinkFloyd, released in 2014. Their first album after twenty years and their first double-LP since ''Music/TheWall'' nearly 40 years prior[[note]]modern-day vinyl reissues of ''Music/TheDivisionBell'' also come in double-LP form, but this is more out of necessity than creative vision, as the sheer length of the strictly CD-oriented album makes it difficult to release uncut as a single LP[/note]], it is also the first after the death of both Richard Wright and the long-departed founding member Music/SydBarrett. Most of the album is comprised of instrumentals, with only one song with lead vocals by David Gilmour. Much of the album are essentially out-takes from ''Music/TheDivisionBell'', and so features Wright posthumously. It was the first album since ''Music/TheFinalCut'' not to have a supporting tour.

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''The Endless River'' is the fifteenth and final studio album by Music/PinkFloyd, released in 2014. Their first album after twenty years and their first double-LP since ''Music/TheWall'' nearly 40 years prior[[note]]modern-day vinyl reissues of ''Music/TheDivisionBell'' also come in double-LP form, but this is more out of necessity than creative vision, as the sheer length of the strictly CD-oriented album makes it difficult to release uncut as a single LP[/note]], LP[[/note]], it is also the first after the death of both Richard Wright and the long-departed founding member Music/SydBarrett. Most of the album is comprised of instrumentals, with only one song with lead vocals by David Gilmour. Much of the album are essentially out-takes from ''Music/TheDivisionBell'', and so features Wright posthumously. It was the first album since ''Music/TheFinalCut'' not to have a supporting tour.


''The Endless River'' is the fifteenth and final studio album by Music/PinkFloyd, released in 2014. Their first album after twenty years, it is also the first after the death of both Richard Wright and the long-departed founding member Music/SydBarrett. Most of the album is comprised of instrumentals, with only one song with lead vocals by David Gilmour. Much of the album are essentially out-takes from ''Music/TheDivisionBell'', and so features Wright posthumously. It was the first album since ''Music/TheFinalCut'' not to have a supporting tour.

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''The Endless River'' is the fifteenth and final studio album by Music/PinkFloyd, released in 2014. Their first album after twenty years, years and their first double-LP since ''Music/TheWall'' nearly 40 years prior[[note]]modern-day vinyl reissues of ''Music/TheDivisionBell'' also come in double-LP form, but this is more out of necessity than creative vision, as the sheer length of the strictly CD-oriented album makes it difficult to release uncut as a single LP[/note]], it is also the first after the death of both Richard Wright and the long-departed founding member Music/SydBarrett. Most of the album is comprised of instrumentals, with only one song with lead vocals by David Gilmour. Much of the album are essentially out-takes from ''Music/TheDivisionBell'', and so features Wright posthumously. It was the first album since ''Music/TheFinalCut'' not to have a supporting tour.



* FadingIntoTheNextSong: As is standard for Pink Floyd, with the only gaps being fade-outs at the end of each side; this is even the case on CD and digital copies.



* LimitedSpecialCollectorsUltimateEdition: The album comes in four different editions; There is a regular CD edition, a version across two vinyl [=LPs=], and the deluxe edition, which along with the CD contains a extra DVD or Blu-Ray disc of out-takes and videos, as well as the album in 5.1 surround sound (the Blu-Ray also includes a high-def stereo mix).

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* LimitedSpecialCollectorsUltimateEdition: The album comes in four different editions; There is a regular CD edition, CD, a version across two vinyl [=LPs=], double-LP, and the deluxe edition, which along with the CD contains a extra DVD or Blu-Ray disc Blu-ray Disc of out-takes and videos, videos as well as the album in 5.1 surround sound (the Blu-Ray Blu-ray also includes a high-def stereo mix).


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''With world-weary grace, we've taken our places; we could curse it or nurse it or give it a trope...'':

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''The Endless River'' is the fifteenth and final studio album by Music/PinkFloyd, released in 2014. Their first album after twenty years, it is also the first after the death of both Richard Wright and the long-departed founding member Music/SydBarrett. Most of the album is comprised of instrumentals, with only one song with lead vocals by David Gilmour. Much of the album are essentially out-takes from ''Music/TheDivisionBell'', and so features Wright posthumously.

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''The Endless River'' is the fifteenth and final studio album by Music/PinkFloyd, released in 2014. Their first album after twenty years, it is also the first after the death of both Richard Wright and the long-departed founding member Music/SydBarrett. Most of the album is comprised of instrumentals, with only one song with lead vocals by David Gilmour. Much of the album are essentially out-takes from ''Music/TheDivisionBell'', and so features Wright posthumously. \n It was the first album since ''Music/TheFinalCut'' not to have a supporting tour.

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** The synth-trumpet lead in "It's What We Do" recalls the Minimoog synth-trumpet lead in the instrumental sections of "Shine On You Crazy Diamond".


* OneWordTitle: "Sum", "Skins", "Unsung", "Anisina", ""Calling", "Surfacing".

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* OneWordTitle: "Sum", "Skins", "Unsung", "Anisina", ""Calling", "Calling", "Surfacing".




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