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 Nick Mason does not like to eat the crust of a pie? You can see that in the Live At Pompeii movie during one of the Dark Side recording sessions. Did you know that the name of the Pink Floyd Division Bell album was suggested by Douglas Adams, the author of the cult classic Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy?
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