10/06/2011 09:15 am ET | Updated Oct 11, 2012

Rock Star Didn't Deserve to Be Sued for Home Decor 'Eyesore'

When it comes to rock stars and lawsuits related to their mansions, I expect excitement, scandal, maybe even some gross stories involving groupies and ceiling fans. I don't expect a neighborhood council wagging its finger over an ugly shed.

Nevertheless, the real estate news in rock-and-roll the other week was that David Gilmour, guitarist for Pink Floyd, has to take down the (perfectly cute-looking) canary yellow "beach hut" where he stores his bicycles because, quite frankly, someone thought it was an eyesore. (You know ... Pink Floyd, as in the ones who sang those rich "One of My Turns" lyrics, "Run to the bedroom, in the suitcase on the left, you'll find my favorite axe" while their stand-in destroyed a hotel room in the movie The Wall. An ugly shed? Seriously.)

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