Sorry about being offline today – a little mess that needed cleaning kept me away.
Loved reading this in the UK papers over the weekend. Although the BBC also cover it here, Pink Floyd pupils claim royalties, the Irish Independent story, Payback after Pink Floyd leaves them kids alone [pdf] includes this important bit:
A change in copyright law in 1996 means that the former choirboys are entitled to payment as session musicians. The Performing Artists’ Media Rights Association (PAMRA), which distributes royalty payments, said that it would start making payments to former pupils who can prove that they sang on the record.