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"The Pink Floyd Channel" Launches on SiriusXM

"The Pink Floyd Channel" to feature vintage concerts, special interviews and the entire Pink Floyd catalog

NEW YORK, May 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that it will launch "The Pink Floyd Channel," the commercial-free music channel featuring music, interviews and historic concert broadcasts from the Pink Floyd archives.

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Pink Floyd's Roger Waters announced the channel live on SiriusXM's Jim Ladd Show on Thursday, May 17.

"The Pink Floyd Channel" will launch on Friday, May 25 at 12:00 pm ET and will run through Monday, May 28 on channel 27. The channel will also be available Friday, June 29 through Monday, July 9 on Sirius channel 142 and XM channel 43. Additionally, "The Pink Floyd Channel" will be available as a 24/7 channel online on channel 802 and through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for smartphones and mobile devices beginning Friday, June 29 for an extended period.

The channel will feature Pink Floyd music, including their classic albums in their entirety, recently remastered and released as part of the "Why Pink Floyd?" campaign (www.whypinkfloyd.com). "The Pink Floyd Channel" will also feature solo albums by Pink Floyd members Roger Waters, David Gilmour, Richard Wright, Nick Mason and Syd Barrett, live concerts, rarities, demo versions of classic Pink Floyd songs and studio outtakes.

"The Pink Floyd Channel" will be curated and hosted by SiriusXM host Jim Ladd, the legendary free-form DJ who has been conducting interviews with Pink Floyd since their first visit to the United States in 1979. Ladd was also part of Roger Waters' album Radio K.A.O.S. and subsequent tour. Ladd hosts the Jim Ladd Show, the weekday free-form rock show featuring musically-themed sets, interviews and more on Deep Tracks, channel 27.

SiriusXM listeners will hear an in-depth interview conducted by Jim Ladd with Roger Waters, as well as with David Gilmour and fellow Pink Floyd member Nick Mason.

"I can't think of a better home for the Pink Floyd catalogue, and all the solo stuff, than SiriusXM," said Roger Waters. "How cool for all our fans and what a great way to introduce the work to new generations of listeners."

"Pink Floyd has earned an international audience and created some of the most distinctive rock music the world has known and this channel will bring that diverse and distinctive catalog of music only to SiriusXM subscribers," said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM.

"The Pink Floyd Channel" is the latest example of SiriusXM's original artist-branded channels dedicated to iconic musicians. In addition to its current lineup of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Radio, Elvis Radio and Radio Margaritaville, SiriusXM has previously offered channels such as "Paul McCartney's Band on the Run Radio," "Elton!," "The Who Channel," "Mandatory Metallica," "Paul McCartney's Fireman Radio," "Rolling Stones Radio," "AC/DC Radio," "Led Zeppelin Radio," "Miles Davis Radio," "The Spectrum of John Mellencamp," "Radio R.E.M.," "Coldplay Radio," "ABBA Radio," "Jay-Z Nation," "Garth Brooks Radio," and "Duran Duran 's Red Carpet Radio."

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