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‘We ended up going down some cul-de-sacs’: On David Gilmour’s experimental first projects with Pink Floyd

‘We ended up going down some cul-de-sacs’: On David Gilmour’s experimental first projects with Pink Floyd

David Gilmour joined Pink Floyd as the band was completing its final recording with original frontman Syd Barrett. But 1968′s Saucerful of Secrets didn’t herald a new direction, so much as the beginning of a long period of experimentation.

On Second Thought: Warren Zevon – Transverse City (1989)

On Second Thought: Warren Zevon – Transverse City (1989)

Warren Zevon died on September 7th, 2003. However, he left a wonderful legacy of colorful music. There are plenty of great albums that comprise that legacy

‘I don’t have it’: Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour is holding on to a key piece of Beatles memorabilia

‘I don’t have it’: Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour is holding on to a key piece of Beatles memorabilia

Beatles 101 tells us that a drawing of a schoolmate by the young Julian Lennon inspired his father’s trippy “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds” from Sgt. Pepper. But you’ll never believe where that piece of rock history ended up.

‘We love good songs’: Graham Nash, David Crosby couldn’t wait to work again with Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour

Remember 1987? That year, within a span of a few months, David Gilmour’s edition of Pink Floyd released a new album on the heels of a tandem Roger Waters solo effort.

On Second Thought: Pink Floyd – Wish You Were Here (1975)

On Second Thought: Pink Floyd – Wish You Were Here (1975)

It debuted at No. 1 on both sides of the Atlantic, has gone six-times platinum, and has been tabbed by both David Gilmour and Richard Wright as their favorite Pink Floyd album.

Gimme Five: Solo songs from Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour

Gimme Five: Solo songs from Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour

With just three proper solo albums over three and a half decades, Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour very inconsistency — there was once an amazing stretch of 22 years between releases — can make it hard to keep up.

‘Always wished they would bury the hatchet’: Friction sparked great work, before tearing Pink Floyd apart

‘Always wished they would bury the hatchet’: Friction sparked great work, before tearing Pink Floyd apart

Through Bob Ezrin uses words like “magical,” “illuminating” and “life altering” to describe his three-album run as producer with Pink Floyd, working with Roger Waters on The Wall was best described as “challenging.”

‘Oh my God, that would be terrible!’: Thankfully, Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour refused a suggestion to rap

‘Oh my God, that would be terrible!’: Thankfully, Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour refused a suggestion to rap

For years now, Bob Ezrin’s overwrought initial work with Kiss — in particular, the career-killing 1981 concept-album dud (Music from) The Elder, was thought to have been his worst idea ever. Not even close.

Gimme Five: Solo albums from members of Pink Floyd

Nobody is going to accuse Pink Floyd — whether collectively, or apart — of inundating the market with product. The group has only issued three projects in the last 30 years, while its members have been just as stingy with solo albums.

Pink Floyd – The Story Of 'Wish You Were Here' (2012)

It is both interesting and somewhat telling that Eagle Rock’s Pink Floyd documentary The Story Of Wish You Were Here both begins and ends with footage of the band performing “Wish You Were Here”