A New Beginning?
With the anticipation of the release of their brand new box set The Early Years 1965-72, Pink Floyd have released yet another music video! The box set is rumored to include a ton of unseen footage, studio snippets and a few new music videos! Not too long ago, the band released a new music video for their song “Grandchester Meadows.” This time, Pink are back with a brand new official music video for the song “Childhood’s End,” off of their 1972 release Obscured by Clouds.
Fun Fact:The name “Childhood’s End” is taken from Arthur C. Clarke’s science fiction novel of the same title. Although David Gilmour knew of the novel, the lyrics have little to do with the book.
The music video has a pretty dark vibe. Shot in entirely black and white, it includes footage of the band backstage and in the studio, and also generic footage of the 1970’s era. One thing that sticks out, is a man wearing a gas mask, extinguishing a fire around a crowd of concerned people. During the solo, there are crazy drawings, flashing lights, shots of what look like molecules through a microscope, and pretty much your typical trippy psychedelic images. The music video is pretty awesome, and makes us ever so anxious for what else is to come on this new box set!
Check out the video for yourself down below!