Pink Floyd has reunited to record a song in solidarity of the people of Ukraine, including David Gilmour, Nick Mason, and long standing bass guitarist Guy Pratt.
The song, titled Hey Hey Rise Up, features Nitin Sawhney on keyboards and Andriy Khlyvnyuk of the Ukrainian band BoomBox on vocals.
1/3 Tonight at midnight, Pink Floyd will release a new song, ‘Hey Hey Rise Up’, which sees David Gilmour and Nick Mason joined by Guy Pratt & Nitin Sawhney, with an extraordinary vocal by Andriy Khlyvnyuk of Ukrainian band Boombox.
Listen/download at https://t.co/i1l92D3AYU
— Pink Floyd (@pinkfloyd) April 7, 2022
On his Instagram page in February, Khlyvnyuk shared a video of himself performing The Red Viburnum At The Meadow, a World War I-era Ukrainian protest song, in Kyiv’s then-empty Sofiyskaya Square. Hey Hey Rise Up is based on that recording, which went viral.
Be sure to check out “Hey, Hey, Rise Up” below: