It will include unreleased tracks, outtakes and rare demos
Pink Floyd have announced details of a mammoth box-set comprising of the band’s early material and rare recordings.
Titled ‘The Early Years 1965-1972’, the 27-disc, 130-track multi-platform box-set will include previously unreleased tracks, outtakes and demos, totalling at over 12 hours of audio and 15 hours of video. The video element of the release includes rare concert footage and feature films.
The box-set also comes with 7″ singles, collectable memorabilia, plus seven individual book-style packages.
A press release says that the box-set “will give collectors the opportunity to hear the evolution of the band and witness their part in cultural revolutions from their earliest recordings and studio sessions to the years prior to the release of ‘The Dark Side Of The Moon’.”
‘The Early Years 1965-1972’ will be released on November 11. See the full tracklisting here.
A two-disc ‘The Early Years – CRE/ATION’ will also be released on CD on the same day as the box-set.
Meanwhile, Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour has stated that the group are definitely no more. Pink Floyd’s final album ‘The Endless River’ was released in November 2014 without the input of Roger Waters.