Preview – Pink Floyd: the Story of Wish You Were Here

Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here
Pink Floyd: The Story Of Wish You Were Here, Key Art JPG, © Eagle Rock Entertainment.

This documentary that first aired on BBC Four some years ago gets a welcome re-airing on Sky Arts.

It covers the story of the making of Pink Floyd’s 1975 album Wish You Were Here. The album, which along with the title song also includes the nine-part track “Shine on You Crazy Diamond” which paid tribute to their drug-addicted ex-frontman Syd Barrett, and “Welcome to the Machine” which attacked the state of the music industry.

Roger Waters, David Gilmore and Nick Mason are all interviewed in this documentary.

Pink Floyd: the Story of Wish You Were Here is on Sky Arts at 21.00.

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