After simply at some point on the app, the veteran English psych rockers have have amassed greater than 7,500 followers and shared two completely different movies. The primary includes a hypnotic spinning pyramid set to “Breathe (Within the Air)” to commemorate the pending 50-year anniversary of their seminal album The Darkish Facet of the Moon, which turns half-a-century previous subsequent spring.
Posted simply hours later, Pink Floyd’s second video is extra easy in heralding their arrival on the favored social media platform. Textual content seems on the display screen studying “PINK FLOYD NOW ON TIKTOK” over “One other Brick within the Wall” from 1979’s The Wall. “We don’t want no training/ We don’t want no false management/ No darkish sarcasm within the classroom/ Trainer, depart…” the late Syd Barrett intones earlier than the clip abruptly cuts off.
In April, Pink Floyd launched “Hey Hey Rise Up,” their first single in nearly 30 years — with surviving members David Gilmour and Nick Mason (sans Roger Waters) recruiting Ukrainian vocalist Andriy Khlyvnyuk for the charity observe. Proceeds from the music are being donated to the Ukraine Humanitarian Reduction Fund.
In protest to Russia’s invasion of its neighbor, the band has additionally scrubbed all of their music launched after 1987 — in addition to the whole lot of Gilmour’s solo catalog — from DSPs in each Russia and Belarus.
Final month, Billboard did a deep dive across the ongoing public sale of Pink Floyd’s recorded masters and different rights to investigate its potential valuation and why potential consumers are wanting to get their fingers on the catalog.
Watch Pink Floyd’s first two TikToks beneath.