Pigs Might Fly

The Inside Story of Pink Floyd

Pigs Might Fly
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Format: Paperback / softback, 448 Pages
ISBN: 9781781310571
Publisher: Aurum Press
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Over 50 years since the release of their first studio album, Pink Floyd’s extraordinary style of music and aesthetic continues to amaze and inspire listeners of all generations. In this superbly comprehensive and engrossing history of the group, Mark Blake tells how this group of Cambridge school friends went on the conquer the world with iconic albums like Dark Side of the Moon and Wish You Were Here, and put on some of the most spectacular shows of all time. Drawing on over a hundred original interviews, Pigs Might Fly follows Pink Floyd from the early psychedelic nights at UFO in the mid-sixties through to the acrimonious schism that ended the band by the nineties. Now with a revised chapter to bring the story up to date and published to coincide with The V&A exhibition in 2017, Pigs Might Fly has been acclaimed as the definitive book on Pink Floyd.
 

The author

Mark Blake is a former Assistant Editor of Q and long-time contributor to Mojo magazine. He is the author of the definitive Pink Floyd biography, Pigs Might Fly: The Inside Story of Pink Floyd, Is This the Real Life?: The Untold Story of Queen, and editor of Stone Me: the Wit & Wisdom of Keith Richards (all published by Aurum) and also the editor of Dylan: Visions, Portraits and Back Pages and Punk: The Whole Story. He lives in London with his wife and son.

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Format: Paperback / softback, 448 Pages
ISBN: 9781781310571
Size: 5.079 in x 7.756 in / 129 mm x 197 mm
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