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Pink Floyd has been battling record label EMI in a High Court hearing over the sale of their music as individual tracks.

Back in 1967, the band signed a contract with a clause to "preserve the artistic integrity of the albums." EMI argued that this clause only pertained to physical records because that is all that existed back in 1967. [Sources: and]

Today a judge agreed with Pink Floyd, and ruled in their favor. So if you want to purchase Pink Floyd music in a digital format online, you have to buy the entire album. Some individual tracks can still be found on iTunes, but they probably will not be there for very long.

So, shine on you crazy diamond, go (legally) download that Dark Side of the Moon album, sync it up to The Wizard of Oz, and be amazed. Like you haven't done that already.