Psychedelic Rock

Flaming Lips led to a red hot proposal

When Malcolm Minns proposed to Sarah Fung, it came out of the blue and capped a memorable night for the couple. 'When Malcolm proposed, I think he was as surprised as I was,' Sarah recalled.

Saturday, 21 April, 2012, 12:00am

ALBUM (1970)

Atom Heart Mother Pink Floyd Harvest/EMI

Guitarist David Gilmour called it 'horrible' and bassist Roger Waters later told BBC Radio 1's Richard Skinner that 'If somebody said to me now: 'Right, here's a million pounds, go out and play Atom Heart Mother, I'd say: 'You must be f***ing joking. I'm not playing that rubbish.''

10 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

The Orb

The Orb featuring David Gilmour Metallic Spheres (Columbia)

Synths swish around the ears. Drums pound like John Bonham reincarnated one moment and a dubbed-out reggaethon the next. Over the top of it all is David Gilmour's inimitable guitar sound, reaching skyward before gently blending with the dense, textured soundscapes.

24 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

ALBUM (1970)

Pink Floyd Atom Heart Mother (EMI)

2 May 2010 - 12:00am

David Gilmour

David Gilmour

On An Island

(Sony BMG)

26 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Loud and clear

Do you remember a time when you could hear birds sing; what someone was saying to you on the phone; your partner talking from a metre away? No? Then I'm guessing you have young children.

10 Jul 2004 - 12:00am

5,000 broken fire doors

Some $20 million will have to be spent repairing fire doors in public housing estates after a survey found almost 5,000 broken.

16 Apr 1997 - 12:00am

Light touch

POLICE who turned up to a restaurant in Wong Tai Sin were baffled to discover thieves appeared to have entered the premises without opening any of the doors or windows. The owner of the restaurant, in Tseuk Luk Street, discovered $5,000 missing but all the doors and windows secure.

5 Jan 1997 - 12:00am

Substantial emotional ties

I REFER to your 'Campaign Notebook', which appeared in the South China Morning Post on August 16.

You quoted an unnamed 'source' supposedly close to me on why I chose Hong Kong Island Central as my direct election constituency.

23 Aug 1995 - 12:00am