Pink Floyd removes music from Russian platforms in boycott of Ukraine invasion

Pink Floyd has decided to remove its entire music catalog — 35 years worth — from digital music services in Russia and Belarus to boycott the Russian invasion of Ukraine,The Wrap reports.

The report states that the band tweeted the news Friday, writing: “To stand with the world in strongly condemning Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the works of Pink Floyd, from 1987 onwards, and all of David Gilmour’s solo recordings are being removed from all digital music providers in Russia and Belarus from today.”

According to Bloomberg, Pink Floyd’s co-founder Roger Waters, who left the band in 1985, has also denounced Russian President Vladimir Putin and his decision to invade Ukraine.

In an open letter prompted by a Ukrainian fan, Waters wrote: “I am disgusted by Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, it is a criminal mistake in my opinion, the act of a gangster, there must be an immediate ceasefire.”

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