Surprise! Pink Floyd Just Released A Brand New Music Video For “Green Is The Colour”
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“Green Is The Colour” Arrives On The Small Screen
Pink Floyd as we knew them may be only a memory these days, but that’s not stopping them from digging deep into their vaults to find new and innovative ways to dazzle us! Just weeks away from the release of Pink Floyd’s highly anticipated box set The Early Years 1965 – 1972, this week saw the band release a brand new music video for “Green Is The Colour” from 1969’s More album, keeping in line with their plan to unearth audio and video spanning their earliest days with frontman Syd Barrett through right before their commercial breakthrough with Dark Side of the Moon.
Fun Fact: The tin-whistle you hear in “Green Is The Colour” is played by drummer Nick Mason’s then-wife, Lindy Mason.
An atmospheric, almost ethereal music video that features shots of Pink Floyd’s August 8, 1970 performance at the Pop Deux Festival in Saint-Tropez interspersed with beautifully shot time-lapsed footage of nature to tie this slow building psychedelic track together, “Green Is The Colour” walks that gorgeous line between art and reality that many bands today struggle with where Pink Floyd has always excelled. If you loved their video for “Grantchester Meadows,” then this one should be right up your alley; they both share creative director Aubrey Powell and Nick Edwards, who shot all of the brand new footage for both videos. Check it out in the video below!