A GROUP of enthusiastic young choristers from Mandurah’s Stray Cats Theatre Company will join the Echoes of Pink Floyd tour in Mandurah next month.
Celebrating 35 years since Pink Floyd last toured The Wall, Echoes of Pink Floyd will be joined by the young choir in a medley from the iconic album, originally recorded in 1979.
The tour also celebrates 50 years since Pink Floyd released its first album and offers a selection of Pink Floyd’s greatest hits.
Synchronised to the music and designed to create the sights and emotions of a genuine Pink Floyd concert, keyboard player Paul Bindig said it was not just the music.
“It’s the circle, the show and the whole experience,’’ he said.
“We are the only act touring that supports the incredible four-metre circle that can project a 6000 lumens video.”
Several years in development and having accumulated more than 5000 hours of rehearsal time to perfect the songs, Echoes comprises a six-piece band – featuring Daniel Hunter on lead guitar, Jason Miller on drums, Mark Dole on bass, Paul Bindig on keyboards and synthesisers, Mark McNab on rhythm and acoustic guitar and Matt Goodluck on lead vocals – whose aim is to authentically replicate the sights and sounds of one of the world’s great progressive rock bands.
Hunter said each member of the band loved and respected what the original Pink Floyd gave to the world with their music.
“We want to bring it to life for an audience that may not have had the chance to experience a Pink Floyd concert,’’ he said.
“We aim to ensure every aspect of the original Pink Floyd music is authentically captured.”