Nick Mason announces live concerts with Pink Floyd material
After 13 years, drummer Nick Mason (Pink Floyd) will perform live again. Nick Mason’s Saucerful Of Secrets will present in London on May 21, 23 and 24. In the repertoire, material from the albums The Piper At The Gates Of Dawn and The Saucerful Of Secrets.
The project features former Pink Floyd drummer Mason along with Gary Kemp, former Pink Floyd bassist Guy Pratt, The Blockheads guitarist Lee Harris and Dom Beken.
The Piper At The Gates Of Dawn
The Piper at the Gates of Dawn is Pink Floyd’s debut album, released in August 1967.
It was the band’s only album that was made under the leadership of Syd Barrett. The album has capricious lyrics about scarecrows, gnomes, bicycles and fairy tales, along with instrumental passages of psychedelic rock.
He is considered one of the pioneers of art rock. The album was recorded in Abbey Road Studios, and was distributed in 1967, arriving to be the sixth best sold in the United Kingdom and 131º best sold in the United States.
The Saucerful Of Secrets
Is the second Pink Floyd studio album. It was recorded at EMI’s Abbey Road Studios in various sessions between August 1967 and April 1968, being released on June 29, 1968 by EMI Columbia in the United Kingdom, and on July 27, 1968 in the United States by the Tower .
This album was recorded before and after Syd Barrett’s departure from the group. Due to Barrett’s increasingly unpredictable behavior, David Gilmour was recruited in January 1968.