They tried something different, and that is what became their USB. Pink Floyd band was formed in 1965, and they introduced a concept album for the audience who is a fan of rock music. The group never shies away from experiments. They were known for their extended compositions, sonic experimentation, and philosophical lyrics and popularized the culture of live shows. In no time, people accepted this band, and they became a renowned band in the progressive rock genre.
The fans consider them the greatest progressive rock band ever. There were five principal members of the band, Syd Barett (lead guitarist), Nick Mason (drummer), Rick Wright (keyboard player), Roger Waters (bassist), and David Gilmour (guitarist). Just after two years of formation, they gave their most hit song, “Arnold Layne.” With this song, they let the world know about them; People went crazy for the song. Since that time, the group went on to debrand and rebrand several times.
Pink Floyd In 2022
They are back! There can be no better news than the group performing again. In March 2022, Gilmour and Mason came together as “Pink Floyd.” You will respect these artists more when you get to know the reason behind this reunion. They came together for the ongoing terrible and scary war in Ukraine. Gilmour, Mason, Guy Pratt (A bassist), and Nitin Sawhney (A Keyboardist) recorded a song titled “Hey, Hey, Rise Up!” The main objective of releasing the song was to strengthen the Ukrainians and show their support for them. In the song, they included vocals of the talented Boombox singer Andriy Khlyvnyuk which they took from the video on Instagram. In the video, the singer sang a capella, the 1914 Ukrainian anthem “Oh, the red Viburnum in the Meadow.” Also, the band has removed all of its music from Russia and Belarus.
Pink Floyd’s Collective Net Worth
Pink Floyd has been the band making music since 1965 on and off. They were and are the best when it comes to the progressive rock genre. It is estimated that the collective net worth of the band is $800 million. The mentioned net worth includes the net worth of the members who are present today and who were present in the past. The band has a 55-year long history of success. From the time when their music CDs used to come into the market to the time of digital music, they have been the first choice of progressive rock music lovers. This is the reason the band earned huge amounts from their songs. They have sold over 250 million albums worldwide.
Among all those albums, “Dark Side Of The Moon” and “The Wall” was the most popular. The former album secured first place in the top 10 best-selling albums of the 1970s, while the latter remained in eighth place. Also, both these albums earned massive band success around the world, with 55 million and 33 million copies sold in the world, respectively. Although the band has again recorded the song in support, fans are showering their love on this reunion and appreciating the song. This is not the first time that they have spread awareness of the war. They have a history of recording anti-war music in the albums “The Wall” and “The final cut.” Also, the band has released anti-war songs such as “Us And Them” and “The Dogs Of War.”