The Pink Floyd Sound came to be in the mid 1960s. A mish-mosh of folks from Sigma 6, The Spectrum Five, and the Tea Set (as well as a bunch more band names in between) came together over a love of blues and rock and roll, to revolutionize the world. They didn’t know they were doing so at the time, but Syd Barrett, Nick Mason, Roger Waters, and Richard Wright formed the basis for one of the most amazing bands in history.
Syd Barrett had his issues, and the band had their issues with Syd. That opened the door for David Gilmour, and the Pink Floyd Sound was honed into the shining prism of space rock that transformed multiple generations of music fans.
Music fans grow up.
That doesn’t mean, however, that their tastes need to change… they can instead evolve. Listen to a few tracks from The Piper at the Gates of Dawn, and then listen to The Wall. You’re hearing albums that are vastly different, yet you’re also hearing the heart and soul of Pink Floyd blasting forth from your speakers.
The band is a product of the United Kingdom, just like a certain automaker from Gaydon. Aston Martin formed a lot earlier than Pink Floyd, but it’s product lineup has remained true to a singular ideal over the years. It’s also evolved.
Case in point is the 2011 Aston Martin Rapide, a four-door exotic sedan that boasts seductive curves, an exclusive price tag, and the sort of sounds that assault the senses.
Caution… a lunatic is on the path.
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