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Pink Floyd in talks to sell its music catalog for $500M which would be among richest music sales

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Pink Floyd is in talks to sell the rights to their recorded music catalog, and are seeking at least $500 million,which would be one of the largest music sales in history.The legendary rock band have released 15 studio albums between 1967 and 2014, which includes three of the most heralded and best-selling albums rock albums of all time: The Dark Side Of The Moon (1973), Wish You Were Here (1975) and The Wall (1979).No matter the total money package offered, getting the members of the band to agree is expected to be a challenge, considering its two main songwriters, Roger Waters and David Gilmour, have been at odds for decades.

Massive: Pink Floyd is reportedly seeking $500 million for the sale of its music catalog; the classic lineup of David Gilmour, Roger Waters, Nick Mason and the late Richard Wright are pictured during the Live 8 London concert in 2005The British rockers, who are known for a plethora of classic hits like Comfortably Numb, Money andShine On You Crazy Diamond, are selling its recording and songwriting catalog, which would include the power to create merchandise based on the band, according to Bloomberg.Warner Music Group Corp., Sony Music Entertainment and BMG are said to be among the list of potential buyers that the band's representative, Patrick McKenna, is talking too at the moment.

Pink Floyd was formed in 1965 by the late Syd Barrett, but the then lead singer would leave the band just three years later due todeteriorating mental health.Guitarist and singer David Gilmour would come into the fold in 1967, and together with Roger Waters (bass, vocals), Richard Wright (keyboards, vocals) and Nick Mason (drums) they would go on to form the classic lineup that most fans recognize.

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