Did you know that the song Coming Back To Life was used to wake up the astronauts of the Columbia space shuttle? There is a footage of the crew talking to the control center on the NASA website. Did you know that in the Pink Floyd Live At Pompeii video during the song One of These Days a drumstick slips out of Nick Mason’s hand? Nick continues drumming with just one drumstick furiously while fumbling for the other with the other hand. Did you know that the shadows reflected in the pupils of the giant eyes on the Pulse DVD cover belong to photographers Rupert Truman and Dan Abbott, colleagues of Storm Thorgerson?
The album was recorded when
Syd Barrett was about to psychically collapse.
At the time,
David Gilmour was starting to take over Syd's role at the concerts, and gradually, he started to work on the album, too. Positively, Syd Barret recorded parts of Jugband Blues and Remember A Day. Possibly, he recorded parts of See- Saw and Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun. It is sure that he did not record Saucerful Of Secrets and not even the song Corporal Clegg, to which he wrote the music to