MUSIC: The Band That Wouldn't Die

Twenty years after its classic album and a decade since its leader left, Pink Floyd has a hit new record. It's terrible.

Hearing the first few minutes of The Division Bell, the new album by Pink Floyd that stayed at No. 1 on the Billboard charts for four weeks, a listener has a distinct sense of deja vu. Mysterious rumbling noises on Cluster One, the first song, set a cosmic tone, and then comes What Do You Want from Me, with its languid beat and spare, spaced-out ambiance. It all seems reminiscent of the band's 1973 album Dark Side of the Moon, which sold more than 15 million copies and stayed on Billboard's Top 200 album chart for an astounding 15 years. Given...

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