Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason, whose Saucerful Of Secrets tour of North America kicks off tonight in Vancouver (dates below), says he’s given up waiting for a Pink Floyd reunion.
“After 20-something years, I was absolutely tired of waiting for the phone to ring with Roger or David going ‘C’mon guys, let’s get the band back together,’” Mason told AZ Central. “I thought, ‘Forget that. It’s not gonna happen.’ I really got to the point where I thought I could never work again.“
In December last year, Mason told Rolling Stone, “I live in hope. I mean, I don’t think we’re going to tour as Pink Floyd again. But it would seem silly at this stage of our lives to still be fighting.“
And while the drummer now thinks it’s unlikely that Pink Floyd will ever reunite, he remains on good terms with the other members.
“I thought it would be sort of a courtesy to tell them both what I was doing,” Mason says of his current project. “And they were great. Roger threatened to come down and play some time. I think one day David might do the same. He lent me loads of equipment that we needed to go out. So they were both great, actually.“to music.