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The Pink Floyd: "Even fans don't always understand what we're trying to do"...

David Griffiths, Record Mirror, 8 July 1967

LUNCHEON WITH two members of the Pink Floyd — Roger Waters and Nick Mason — plus their two managers (Andrew King and Peter Jenner) got off to a bit of a tricky start when I had to confess that I'd never been able to summon the courage to go and catch their act at one of the psychedelic clubs in London where the Floyd cater to the musical and visual needs of the freak-out set. My excuse for this outrageous neglect was that the noise in these joints was too painful for my not-especially-delicate eardrums. Their forceful replies concentrated on the assertion that certain of their effects can only be achieved via aural assault.

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