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How (Members of) Pink Floyd Reunited to Record a Song for Ukraine



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Rock legends Pink Floyd have composed a charity single to support humanitarian relief for Ukraine — the band’s first new original music since 1994’s “Division Bell.”

The track, “Hey Hey Rise Up,” features 90 seconds of David Gilmour’s string-bending solo, and Floyd drummer Nick Mason. It was inspired by a Ukrainian singer who has taken up arms to defend his country.

“We, like so many, have been feeling the fury and the frustration of this vile act of an independent, peaceful democratic country being invaded and having its people murdered by one of the world’s major powers,” said Gilmour, in a statement on the band’s website.

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