Watch Pink Floyd’s New Video for ‘Grantchester Meadows’
Pink Floyd's upcoming box The Early Years 1965-1972 is one of the most anticipated sets of the year-end rush. The collection includes a ton of previously unreleased tracks and video among its 27 discs.
One of the clips is a version of "Grantchester Meadows," originally recorded for the 1969 album Ummagumma and filmed for the BBC that same year. You can watch the new video above.
The clip features Roger Waters, who wrote the song, on vocals and acoustic guitar, accompanied by David Gilmour, who also plays acoustic guitar and contributes backing vocals. Keyboardist Richard Wright fills in with some piano.
It's one of Pink Floyd's most pastoral tracks, and the video appropriately is filled out with some nature scenes.
The Early Years 1965-1972 arrives on Nov. 11 and features material recorded before The Dark Side of the Moon made the band huge stars in 1973. Singles, outtakes, live recordings and radio sessions, several including original founding member Syd Barrett, are gathered on the massive set.
It's a busy season for the now defunct Pink Floyd. On Sept. 23, a trio of early '70s albums – Atom Heart Mother, Meddle and Obscured by Clouds – will be released on vinyl as part of the band's ongoing campaign. Vinyl reissues of The Wall and The Division Bell came out last week.
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