If David Gilmour had not become the guitarist for Pink Floyd, he probably should have sought a career as the Director General for MI5. The man can certainly keep much more than a saucerful of secrets better than most, and he runs a very tight ship when it comes to keeping information about his own activities under a tightly closed lid.
David Gilmour has premiered another music video from his new album, Rattle That Lock. Below, you can check out "Faces of Stone," a video that mixes old film footage and shots of the former Pink Floyd guitarist performing the song in the studio.
Here's something you don't see every day. On July 4, 2009, attendees of Jeff Beck's sold-out show at London's Royal Albert Hall got a bit of a bonus during the encore portion of the show: a visit by Pink Floyd legend David Gilmour.
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September 15 marks the seven-year anniversary of the death of Richard Wright, keyboardist for Pink Floyd. In the video below, you can see his bandmate David Gilmour play Floyd’s “Remember a Day” in tribute to him. The song is a track from A Saucerful of Secrets, the group’s 1968 album, and was written and originally sung by Wright.
Although it's safe to say there's always been a strong blues influence in David Gilmour's guitar playing, we don't often get to hear him play in a straight-ahead, full-on blues context. Which is why this late-Eighties video is so interesting.
David Gilmour, who used to be a member of Pink Floyd, has premiered his new cover of the Beatles' “Here, There and Everywhere." The guitarist's faithful cover of this Revolver track will appear—exclusively—in the new issue of Mojo magazine, which happens to feature Gilmour on its cover.