David Gilmour category

Video: Rattle That Lock live at Pompeii

Posted August 5, 2017 by Floydian Slip

David Gilmour has released a video tease of his upcoming concert film “David Gilmour Live in Pompeii.”

A document of his July 2016 shows at the ancient amphitheater, the film shows one night only, Wednesday, Sept. 13 (See “David Gilmour Pompeii concert coming to theaters one night only”).

The show will be released on CD, DVD, Blu-ray, et al., on Friday, Sept. 29 (See “David Gilmour Live at Pompeii coming to CD/DVD/LP.”)

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David Gilmour Live at Pompeii coming to CD/DVD/LP

Posted July 21, 2017 by Floydian Slip

David Gilmour will release a bevvy of recordings and video from his concerts at Pompeii last July.

“David Gilmour Live at Pompeii” will be available as a 2-CD set, Blu-ray disc, 2-DVD set, Blu-ray and CD deluxe edition boxset, and a 4-LP set.

Release date is expected to be Friday, Sept. 29, shortly after his concert film plays in theaters one night only, Wednesday, Sept. 13. (See “David Gilmour Pompeii concert coming to theaters one night only”)

Gilmour’s two shows July 7 and 8 last summer marked his return to the amphitheater of the ancient city 45 years after Pink Floyd played that venue to an audience of none for the 1972 film “Pink Floyd Live at Pompeii.”

The Official David Gilmour webstore is taking pre-orders now for the album, as well as various packages that include T-shirts, lithographs and coffee mugs.

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Video trailer: David Gilmour Live at Pompeii

Posted July 15, 2017 by Floydian Slip

“Floydian Slip” will have tickets to give away to the theatre of your choice, courtesy of Trafalgar Releasing. Details coming in August.

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Ferrari owned by David Gilmour for sale

Posted June 24, 2017 by Floydian Slip

A 1988 Ferrari F40 Berlinetta first owned by David Gilmour will go on the auction block June 30.

The car, purchased by Gilmour in July 1988, is expected to fetch as much as £1 million at Bonhams’ Goodwood Festival of Speed auction.

Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason purchased a similar model at the same time as Gilmour at the Ferrari factory in Maranello, Italy, after Floyd’s Modena leg of its Momentary Lapse of Reason Tour. The pair are said to have driven them back to the U.K. following their purchase.

List price for the F40 in 1988 was £163,000. Just more than 1,300 were produced.

Though the car can reach a respectable 201 mph, its interior is spartan, sporting a pair of red body contour seats.

The auction takes place at Chichester, Goodwood.

See dozens of photos of the car at the Bohmans website.

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David Gilmour Pompeii concert coming to theaters one night only

Posted June 1, 2017 by Floydian Slip

“David Gilmour: Live At Pompeii,” a concert film of David Gilmour‘s 2016 shows at the ancient amphitheater, is coming to theaters this fall.

Directed by Gavin Elder and presented in 4K resolution with Dolby Atmos sound, the film will show on a single date, Wednesday, Sept. 13, at more than 2,000 theaters.

Gilmour’s shows took place July 7 and 8 last summer, 45 years after Pink Floyd famously played the same venue to an audience of none for the film “Pink Floyd: Live at Pompeii.”

Music for the show is taken from Gilmour’s “Rattle That Lock” (2015) and “On an Island” (2006), and also includes a number of Floyd classics.

The film is presented by Trafalgar Releasing. You can search participating theaters to purchase tickets in advance, and request a screening, if there are no participating venues near you.

Fathom Events offered a similar arrangement for “Roger Waters The Wall” in September 2015. Also originally billed as a “one-night only” affair, in that case, an additional screening was added immediately after the first one concluded.

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Happy Birthday, David Gilmour

Posted March 6, 2017 by Floydian Slip

Happy 71st Birthday to David Gilmour (b. March 6, 1946, Grantchester, U.K.)

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“Floydian Slip” songlist #1090

Posted March 6, 2017 by Floydian Slip

David Gilmour Birthday Special

  1. Rattle That Lock
    Rattle That Lock (David Gilmour) (2015)
  2. Island Jam
    EP (David Gilmour) (2006)
  3. No Way
    David Gilmour (David Gilmour) (1978)
  4. Murder
    About Face (David Gilmour) (1984)
  5. Comfortably Numb
    Volcano Disaster Appeal Concert (David Gilmour) (1986)
  6. Smile
    On an Island (David Gilmour) (2006)
  7. Je Crois Entendre Encore
    David Gilmour in Concert (DVD) (David Gilmour) (2002)
  8. Take a Breath
    Live from Abbey Road (David Gilmour) (2006)

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“Floydian Slip” preview #1090

Posted February 28, 2017 by Floydian Slip

Join us this week for Floydian Slip #1090: It’ll be a special program devoted to David Gilmour on his 71st birthday:

  • David from all four of his studio solo albums
  • A Floyd classic from an ’86 charity concert
  • David recorded live-in-studio at Abbey Road in 2006
  • And much more

“Floydian Slip” is heard across the 80 stations of our Random Precision Radio Network. Learn where and when to listen.

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Win: Pete Townshend’s Deep End Face the Face

Posted September 13, 2016 by Floydian Slip

Register to win a copy of Pete Townshend’s Deep End: Face the Face, a DVD/CD double-disc performance from 1986 featuring David Gilmour.

Prizes courtesy of Eagle Rock Entertainment. Deadline to enter: End of day Sunday, Sept. 18.

Register to win now

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Vintage BBC recording, video released

Posted September 1, 2016 by Floydian Slip


Pink Floyd has released a new video featuring an early performance of “Grantchester Meadows.”

The video includes film of the band’s Roger Waters, David Gilmour and Rick Wright in a 1970 KQED (San Francisco) performance and new nature footage shot by Aubrey “Po” Powell of Hipgnosis, set to audio from a BBC performance recorded May 12, 1969.

The song comes from the band’s 1969 album “Ummagumma.”

The video is the first taste of the rarities coming our way when the group releases ‘The Early Years 1965-1972″ boxset Nov. 11.

Read more about the boxset

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