London - Pink Floyd are reportedly set to reunite and perform at the London Olympics.
The surviving members from the definitive line-up of the psychedelic rockers last put their differences aside to play charity gig Live 8 in 2005 - their first public appearance as a band in 20 years - and are tipped to appear again at this year's summer sporting spectacle.
An insider told the Daily Express newspaper: "It's long been made clear it would take something very special to get Pink Floyd back together again and it doesn't get any bigger than the Olympics.
"Like Sir Paul [McCartney, who is tipped to open the event], they have been a major part of the nation's culture over the past 40 years and it will be very fitting that they're involved when London is on show to the world. It's hoped everything can be confirmed in the coming weeks."
Earlier this year, surviving Pink Floyd members Roger Waters, Nick Mason and David Gilmour briefly reunited onstage at Roger's solo concert to perform a rendition of the Dark Side Of The Moon band's The Wall album at London's The O2.
Following their reunion gig at Live 8, Roger - who quit the band in 1985, leading to a legal battle between him and David over the Pink Floyd name - and Nick have admitted they would be keen for the band to reform.
But Nick said it would have to be "a grander version of Live 8, driven by someone even more major than Bob Geldof."
David has so far resisted the idea and following their O2 performance in May, Roger wrote on his blog: "I should also remind you that tonight is most definitely a one-off."
24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.
Ten of Africa’s most influential and iconic contemporary musicians have been nominated for the "Evolution" award, to be presented at the 2015 MTV Africa Music Awards. Read More »
Britney Spears has hit back at Iggy Azalea after she suggested their single Pretty Girls flopped due to Britney's refusal to promote it with TV interviews and performances. Read More »
All the deets.
Live in SA.
South AfricaMurray & Roberts
HousesR 5 495 000
Apartments / FlatsR 1 395 000
HousesR 1 799 000