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Often-forgotten David Gilmour was the Pink Floyd leader’s most varied solo effort

Often-forgotten David Gilmour was the Pink Floyd leader’s most varied solo effort

Released on May 25, 1978, ‘David Gilmour’ is a complete solo statement, refreshing in that it’s not trying too hard to sound like Pink Floyd.

A solo take on ‘Echoes’ played key role in Pink Floyd history: ‘Right back at the top of his game’

A solo take on ‘Echoes’ played key role in Pink Floyd history: ‘Right back at the top of his game’

David Gilmour might never have returned to Pink Floyd but for a magical moment with Richard Wright and the sweeping finale to 1971’s ‘Meddle.’

David Gilmour, “Out of the Blue” from About Face (1984): On Second Thought

David Gilmour, “Out of the Blue” from About Face (1984): On Second Thought

Combine David Gilmour’s “Out of the Blue” – released March 27, 1984 – with the best of The Final Cut, and you’d get the next great Pink Floyd album.

David Gilmour’s On An Island was un-extravagant, mesmerizing

David Gilmour’s On An Island was un-extravagant, mesmerizing

Released March 6, 2006, David Gilmour’s ‘On An Island’ reconnected with an early Pink Floyd sound — and gave us a road map to ‘The Endless River.’

Inside Pink Floyd’s 1968 ban from Royal Albert Hall: ‘That didn’t go down at all well’

Inside Pink Floyd’s 1968 ban from Royal Albert Hall: ‘That didn’t go down at all well’

After a particularly raucous performance, Pink Floyd was subsequently banned from the august venue. David Gilmour explains.

Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour on taking over for Roger Waters: ‘Not a burden I was particularly relishing’

Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour on taking over for Roger Waters: ‘Not a burden I was particularly relishing’

David Gilmour makes some frank admissions about assuming leadership of Pink Floyd after Roger Waters’ acrimonious departure.

Pink Floyd – The Endless River (2014): On Second Thought

Pink Floyd – The Endless River (2014): On Second Thought

This is the post-Roger Waters Pink Floyd album that David Gilmour should have made in the first place — one that reflects his own strengths.

Pink Floyd – The Endless River (2014)

Pink Floyd – The Endless River (2014)

We review Pink Floyd’s determinedly uncommercial ‘The Endless River,’ an album that reminds you just how fantastically weird they once were.

Pink Floyd, “Louder Than Words” (2014): Something Else! sneak peek

Pink Floyd, “Louder Than Words” (2014): Something Else! sneak peek

We review the elegiac, deeply moving “Louder Than Words,” as Pink Floyd finally puts to rest old arguments.

‘I should try and do something': David Gilmour was at work on Pink Floyd masterpiece when he discovered Kate Bush

‘I should try and do something': David Gilmour was at work on Pink Floyd masterpiece when he discovered Kate Bush

Gilmour’s comments arrive as Kate Bush is set to perform for the first time in 35 years.