Records to release David Gilmour concert
Film documents Pink Floyd guitarist's
recent London shows
Records will release "David
Gilmour in Concert," a film documenting the Pink
Floyd guitarist's semi-acoustic London shows of 2001 and 2002.
The title will be released Oct. 21 in the U.K. The release date
for the U.S., confirmed by a Capitol Record spokesperson, is Nov.
film will include 16 songs that Gilmour performed at the Meltdown
Festival concert at London's Royal Festival Hall in June
2001 and three concerts at the hall in January 2002.
Songs on the
package include Floyd classics like "Wish You Were Here"
and "Comfortably Numb," as well as more adventurous choices
like Syd Barrett's "Terrapin" and "Dominoes,"
"Je Crois Entendre Encore" from the Bizet opera "The
Pearl Fishers," and Richard Thompson's "Dimming of the
Day." The film also features a new Gilmour composition: "Smile."
band for the shows was comprised of Floyd collaborator Michael
Kamen, piano and cor anglais; Chucho Merchan, double
bass; Caroline Dale, cello; Dick Parry ("Wish
You Were Here") saxophone, Neill MacColl, acoustic
guitar; Nic France, percussion; and a gospel choir led by
include Floyd's Rick Wright, Robert
Wyatt (Soft Machine) and Bob Geldof (Boomtown Rats, "Pink
Floyd The Wall").
The DVD version
will include more than a half-hour of extra material, including:
- Three bonus
songs ("Don't," "I Put a Spell on You" and
"Shakespeare's Sonnet 18") recorded at different venues
footage of Gilmour at his home studio with the choir
- A choral
version of "High Hopes"
footage of Gilmour's hands on six guitar solos
for all songs performed at the concerts
will be available on DVD and VHS, in formats viewable by people
in Europe and Japan, as well as North America. It will be presented
in 5.1 Dolby Digital Surround and 24-bit stereo LPCM.
The full track
- Shine on
You Crazy Diamond Parts 1-5
- Fat Old
Back To Life
- High Hopes
- Je Crois
- Wish You
of the Day
- Shine On
You Crazy Diamond Parts 6-8
- A Great
Day for Freedom
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