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Pink Floyd members get together to record Ukrainian songs

Pink Floyd members David Gilmour and Nick Mason, along with Ukrainian singer Andrie Krivnuk, joined the music squad to raise money for Ukraine.

The band states that the proceeds will be sent to the Ukrainian Humanitarian Fund. (AP)

The band announced that Pink Floyd will release new music for the first time in almost 30 years to raise money for the Ukrainian people.

“Hey Hey Rise Up” will be released on Friday, starring Pink Floyd members David Gilmour and Nick Mason, and featuring vocals from Ukrainian singer Band BoomBox Andriy Khlyvnyuk.

This track features Krivnuk singing a patriotic Ukrainian song from a clip recorded in front of St. Sophia’s Cathedral in Kieu and posted on social media.

Gilmour, who played on a boombox in London in 2015, said the video was “a powerful moment I wanted to incorporate into music.”

The band says the proceeds will go to the Ukrainian Humanitarian Fund.

“We would like to express our support for Ukraine, and in that way most of the world thinks that it is completely wrong for a superpower to invade an independent democracy. I will show you, “Gilmore said.

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From music to territorial defense

After the Russian attack, Khlyvnyuk shortened the US tour to return to Ukraine and join the territorial defense forces.

Gilmour said he spoke to Khlyvnyuk, who was recovering from a mortar debris injury in the hospital while he was writing the song.

He states: “I played him a little song on the phone line and he gave me his blessing. In the future, we both want to do something together.”

Pink Floyd was founded in London in the mid-1960s and after helping build the British psychedelic scene, released influential 1970s albums such as “Insanity,” “Flame You Here,” and “Wall.” Did.

Former member Roger Waters resigned in 1985, and the rest of Pink Floyd recorded together last for the 1994 album “The Division Bell.”

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Source: AP

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