EMI has another five years of Floyd

The deal also apparently ends all legal disputes between the band and the company, putting an end to recent court battles over royalty payments and online sales.

The move is a major boost to EMI, which lost the Queen catalogue at the start of this year to Island and the Rolling Stones' post-1971 catalogue to Universal in 2008.

EMI Group CEO Roger Faxon calls Pink Floyd one of the most important and influential bands of all time and adds, "We're ...

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