When Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason got to London's O2 arena last Wednesday, he had no idea that he'd be walking into David Gilmour and Roger Waters performing "Comfortably Numb" in a soundcheck for Waters' show that night. "It hadn't ever been quite finalized - there'd been talk about maybe playing in Paris or something else," Mason tells Rolling Stone. "So it was very nice to get there and see that [David] was there."
Later, the three remaining members of Pink Floyd performed on stage together for only the second time in the last 30 years, and the first since 2005's Live 8 concert. "It was really nice to be sort of part of it and to show support for Roger, not that he really needs it," Mason says of Wednesday night's show, at which the three played "Outside the Wall." "I suppose it's nice to have Roger wanting to register David and myself as part of it, in a way. It was sort of a mutual thing: it was nice to be recognized but also very nice to lend support to Roger and make it clearRead More »from Behind the Scenes of the Pink Floyd Reunion