Pink Floyd release statement on new album, which will be ‘mainly ambient and instrumental music’

Pink Floyd circa 1968

Everyone lost their shit over the weekend to news that rock legends Pink Floyd would be releasing their first new album since 1994’s Division Bell. This afternoon, the band released a statement regarding The Endless River through Columbia Records, and not only does it shine some new light on the rumors and speculation, but it confirms that new music is indeed on the way.

It just might not be what everyone is hoping for. The Endless River, the statement says, will be composed mostly of “ambient and instrumental” music. And there’s certainly no Roger Waters.

Read the full statement below…

(New York, NY; July 7, 2014) – Pink Floyd can confirm that they are releasing a new album “The Endless River” in October 2014. It is an album of mainly ambient and instrumental music based on the 1993/4 Division Bell sessions which feature David Gilmour, Nick Mason and Richard Wright. The album is produced by David Gilmour with Phil Manzanera, Youth and recording engineer Andy Jackson. Work is still in progress, but more details to come at the end of the Summer.

Stay tuned.