Pink Floyd And EMI Sign New Global Agreement
January 4, 2011 at 5:18 AM (PT)
PINK FLOYD and their longtime record company EMI MUSIC have signed a new global partnership. Under the new five-year agreement, EMI MUSIC will continue to market and distribute PINK FLOYD's catalogue. All legal disputes between the band and the company have been settled as a result of this new deal.
EMI GROUP CEO ROGER FAXON commented, "PINK FLOYD are one of the most important and influential bands of all time and I know I speak for everyone at EMI when I say that it is a privilege to have the opportunity to work with them. We're looking forward to continuing to help the band reach new and existing fans through their incredible body of work."
PINK FLOYD have entertained audiences around the globe for more than four decades with work that includes seminal albums such as 'The Dark Side of the Moon', 'Wish You Were Here' and 'The Wall'. They have sold over 200 million albums worldwide. In the U.S. alone, 1973's 'The Dark Side of the Moon' has sold 45 million copies and is America's third best-selling album ever.