Post Tagged with: "David Gilmour"

Paul McCartney’s look back on Run Devil Run served as a launching pad

Paul McCartney’s look back on Run Devil Run served as a launching pad

Released on Oct. 4, 1999, ‘Run Devil Run’ found a heartbroken Paul McCartney in the beginning stages of a still-on going creative resurgence.

Pink Floyd, “Yet Another Movie” from Momentary Lapse of Reason (1987): One Track Mind

Pink Floyd, “Yet Another Movie” from Momentary Lapse of Reason (1987): One Track Mind

Pink Floyd’s dream-like “Yet Another Movie” is a rare high point from the transitional ‘Momentary Lapse of Reason,’ released on Sept. 7, 1987.

David Gilmour, “Rattle That Lock” from Rattle That Lock (2015): One Track Mind

David Gilmour, “Rattle That Lock” from Rattle That Lock (2015): One Track Mind

After a pair of largely meditative albums, David Gilmour sounds as if he’s just come fully awake on the lithe and propulsive “Rattle That Lock.”

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.