Nick Mason: The Special Relationship Between Bass Player and Drummer

Pink Floyd drummer considers band’s legacy
By John Carucci/The Associated Press
POSTED:   11/14/2014 03:15:37 PM EST

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NEW YORK — While Pink Floyd’s first album in 20 years, “The Endless River,” represents an end to the band’s recording career, drummer Nick Mason shared some insight into the band’s legacy.

“I’ve never understood it,” 70-year-old Mason said of the band’s longevity.

“Playing with Roger I would have to say was always good. The relationship with a bass player and drummer is very special. Of course, there were differences later on,” Mason said.

“I’ve made some smart remarks over the years, but he is still one of my oldest, dearest friends, and a man I’m always pleased to see.”

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