See David Gilmour and Roger Waters in Pink Floyd’s New Video for “Grantchester Meadows”

Pink Floyd have released a video from their upcoming 27-disc box set, The Early Years: 1965–1972. The clip is a version of the song “Grantchester Meadows,” originally recorded for the group’s 1969 album, Ummagumma, and filmed for the BBC that same year.

It features Roger Waters, the song’s writer, on vocals and acoustic guitar, accompanied by David Gilmour, also on acoustic guitar and backing vocals. Keyboardist Richard Wright contributes piano.

The Early Years: 1965–1972 comes out November 11 and features a wealth of material from prior to the group’s breakout success in 1973 with The Dark Side of the Moon. The set includes singles, outtakes, live recordings and radio sessions, plus several hours of video.

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Christopher Scapelliti is editor-in-chief of Guitar Player (opens in new tab) magazine, the world’s longest-running guitar magazine, founded in 1967. In his extensive career, he has authored in-depth interviews with such guitarists as Pete Townshend, Slash, Billy Corgan, Jack White, Elvis Costello and Todd Rundgren, and audio professionals including Beatles engineers Geoff Emerick and Ken Scott. He is the co-author of Guitar Aficionado: The Collections: The Most Famous, Rare, and Valuable Guitars in the World (opens in new tab), a founding editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine, and a former editor with Guitar WorldGuitar for the Practicing Musician and Maximum Guitar. Apart from guitars, he maintains a collection of more than 30 vintage analog synthesizers.