1989 was a quieter year for Pink Floyd, as the band completed the "A Momentary Lapse of Reason" tour and took a break from extensive touring and recording. During this period, the band focused on other projects and took time to reflect on the success of their recent tour and live album. David Gilmour and Nick Mason continued to explore new musical ideas, but there were no major album releases or significant concert tours in 1989.While the band took a break, their legacy continued to grow, with "Delicate Sound of Thunder" receiving positive reviews and Pink Floyd's music reaching new audiences. This year marked a transition period, allowing the band members to consider their future direction and plan for their next creative ventures. Despite the relative calm, Pink Floyd's influence in the rock music scene remained strong, and fans eagerly anticipated the band's next steps.