Daily Express reports possible Pink Floyd
Drummer Nick Mason offers thoughts
on reuniting with Roger Waters
On Aug. 7,
the U.K. Daily Express reported that Pink Floyd drummer Nick
Mason and estranged bandmate Roger
Waters would like the band to reform for a charity concert.
the idea of reforming for something enormously worthwhile,"
Mason says in the article, "such as another Live Aid or its
In the article,
Mason shares his feelings about his chance encounter with Waters
during a holiday in 2001, and his
subsequent concert appearance with Waters at Wembley Arena in
London in June.
article's promising headline ("Pink
Floyd to make a comeback") and misleading opening paragraph
which imply a reunion concert has already been announced
the piece reports little more than vague interest by Mason
and Waters for a Floydian reunion. "Although Roger and I are
speaking again," Mason offers, "we're a long way from
everyone making friends."
the band in a bitter split in 1983, and subsequently tried, unsuccessfully,
to stop the remaining members from using the name Pink
Aug. 8, 2002)
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