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Pink Floyd and Bob Geldof: Pink Isn't Well

Vernon Gibbs, Creem, December 1982

AS A PINK Floyd fanatic, my biggest fear has always been that on some apocalyptic night as I sat with the rest of the Pinkoid horde deep in a concrete canyon, waiting to be dazzled, Roger Waters' pre-recorded voice would loom through the quadrophonic sound system to announce that "Pink isn't well, we stayed back at the hotel," and I would have to contend with some overwhelming visual spectacle that had Pink Floyd's cranial throb, Pink Floyd's death of the universe personality but not even a glimpse of those guilty rich.

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