BIG TV acquires rights to Pink Floyd’s Pulse from Sony Music

MUMBAI: Reliance BIG TV has acquired the exclusive rights to premiere British Rock legend Pink Floyd’s Pulse on its pay-per-view service. The company has signed a four week content agreement with Sony Music to showcase Pulse on its PPV service. The concert will be on Reliance BIG TV from 28 August onwards and will be priced at Rs 50.Reliance

Communications president Mahesh Prasad said, "This content acquisition is in line with our goal to provide our customers with world class, superior and exclusive content.  Reliance BIG TV is planning to aggressively drive its PPV viewership through differentiated non-film content acquisitions in DTH space. Keeping in view the diverse set of customers we have, we strive to cater to all genres with entertainment like domestic and International acclaimed movies, blockbusters, classical, theatrical promos, concerts and shows."

Stylised as PŸUŸLŸSŸE, the album is directed by veteran music video and concert director David Mallet. Shot on video during Pink Floyd’s two-week stint at London’s Earls Court Exhibition Centre in October 1994, this 145-minute performance (from Floyd’s Division Bell tour) is a sonic marvel to behold. This is followed by four tracks from The Division Bell tour, two from 1987’s A Momentary Lapse of Reason, Another Brick in the Wall (Part 2) from 1979’s magnum opus The Wall, and leading into intermission with the performance of One of These Days, the opening track from 1971’s Meddle. The centrepiece is a near-perfect performance of 1974’s Dark Side of the Moon in its entirety.

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