Pink Floyd wins battle with EMI over online sales

Roger Waters, left, and Nick Mason, right, of the British group Pink Floyd, receive the Polar Music Prize from His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, unseen, at a gala ceremony at the Stockholm Concert Hall on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2008. The Polar Music Prize is Sweden's biggest music award and is often called the Nobel Prize of music. It comes with a 1 million kronor (US$157,700) prize for each winner and is typically split between pop artists and classical musicians. (AP Photo / Mats Andersson / SCANPIX) ** SWEDEN OUT **

March 11, 2010 7:23:29 AM PST
In a victory for the concept album, Britain's High Court on Thursday ordered record company EMI Group Ltd. to stop selling downloads of Pink Floyd tracks individually rather than as part of the band's original records.