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David Gilmour

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Pink Floyd's Dave Gilmour (1990)

Interview by Mat Snow, Rock's Backpages audio, August 1990

The Floyd's axe-man looks back at the making of the first post-Waters Floyd album, A Momentary Lapse Of Reason, taking the album on tour, Rick Wright's position in the band, and the ongoing grief with Roger Waters.

File format: mp3; file size: 94.6mb, interview length: 1h 43' 13" sound quality: **½

Pink Floyd's Dave Gilmour (1995)

Interview by Karl Dallas, Rock's Backpages audio, 19 May 1995

The Floyd guitarist talks about family life; playing guitar; the state of the band; making the live album and video; working with Storm Thorgerson, and political and social issues in his life and songs.

File format: mp3; file size: 40.5mb, interview length: 44' 14" sound quality: ****

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David Gilmour: Life After Pink Floyd

Interview by Jim Sullivan, The Boston Globe, 24 May 1984

PINK FLOYD is one of the most popular bands in the history of rock 'n' roll. Pink Floyd is also one of rock 'n' roll's ...

Roger Waters: The Pros And Cons Of Hitch Hiking (Columbia); David Gilmour: About Face (Columbia)

Review by Ira Robbins, Record, August 1984

WHEN PINK Floyd stopped creating cabin music for space craft, the group entered an extremely fruitful three album period that remains the pinnacle of their ...

David Gilmour: An Interview

Interview by Mark Paytress, MOJO, November 2001

He has a spectacularly nice country pad, owns his own airstrip, keeps horses and doesn't like doing interviews. Mark Paytress declines some aerobatic action with ...

David Gilmour: The Record Collector Interview

Interview by Daryl Easlea, Record Collector, May 2003

ROCK HISTORIANS have a problem with David Gilmour because he is, well, so very balanced. Displaying little of the madness or angst of Pink Floyd's ...

David Gilmour: On An Island

Review by John L. Walters, The Guardian, 24 February 2006

IN THE 40 YEARS since Pink Floyd burst on to the London scene, initially as part of a vibrant underground that included folk, jazz and ...

David Gilmour: On An Island

Review by Pete Paphides, The Times, 3 March 2006

OUT IN CYBERSPACE reunion rumours swirl with niggling persistence, but David Gilmour's perpetual half-smile masks an unyielding nature. Asked about a putative Pink Floyd re-formation ...

Rock of the Aged: Morrison, Gilmour, Davies, Fagen

Review by Steven Ward, Las Vegas Weekly, 23 March 2006

YOU KNOW WHAT Van Morrison, David Gilmour, Ray Davies and Donald Fagen have in common, besides their royal rank in rock geezerdom? They have new ...

David Gilmour: And This Is Me...

Interview by Phil Sutcliffe, MOJO, April 2006

STRINGS SHIMMER, a bowed double-bass growls, a saxophone sighs. Heads bowed before the sound desk, David Gilmour and his two engineers listen. Again and again ...

David Gilmour: Royal Albert Hall, London

Live Review by Robert Sandall, Daily Telegraph, 31 May 2006

"LIKE SLEEPING with your ex-wife" was how David Gilmour dismissively described Pink Floyd's reunion for Live 8. Given that Gilmour has since insisted that his ...

David Gilmour: Royal Albert Hall, London

Live Review by David Sinclair, The Times, 31 May 2006

THE PINK FLOYD REUNION at Live 8 last year was not enough to revive the group. But it has propelled David Gilmour’s solo career to ...

David Gilmour

Interview by Jim Irvin, The Word, September 2007

AS THE 40th anniversary of Pink Floyd's debut album, Piper At the Gates Of Dawn rolls around, it's interesting to ruminate on what became of ...

see also Pink Floyd


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