Readers' Poll: Your 10 Favorite Pink Floyd AlbumsPicks include 'Animals,' 'Wish You Were Here' and 'The Division Bell'
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10. 'The Division Bell'
The Pink Floyd that released The Division Bell in 1994 would have been unrecognizable to fans who last saw the group at the UFO Club in 1966. Only drummer Nick Mason and keyboardist Richard Wright remained from that crew. Frontman Syd Barrett was a distant memory, and even Roger Waters had been out for nearly a decade. This was now David Gilmour's band, and his wife, Polly Samson, wrote the lyrics. Even though they were competing against new bands like Weezer and Green Day, the album was a modest hit. (Beavis and Butt-head, however, were highly critical of the video for "High Hopes.") Most fans were far more psyched for the tour that followed The Division Bell. Nobody knew it would be the band's last waltz.