Pink Floyd’s sound and light shows in the 1960s defined
psychedelia, but their later recordings combined rock, orchestral
music, literature, and philosophy. Dark Side of the Moon
and The Wall ignored pop music’s usual strictures to focus
on themes of madness, despair, brutality, and alienation. Here,
16 scholars set delve into the heart of Pink Floyd by examining
ideas, concepts, and problems usually encountered not in a rock... more...