Former Pink Floyd man is building up to his first solo album in nine years, 'Rattle That Lock'
Pink Floyd man David Gilmour has released a ‘making of’ video for the second single from his forthcoming album ‘Rattle That Lock’, which comes out later this month.
In the video, Gilmour goes into detail on his collaboration with Roxy Music man Phil Manzanera, who co-produced the single. Manzanera also contributed to Gilmour’s 2006 album ‘On An Island’.
The debut single from ‘Rattle That Lock’, the title track, was released in late July. Gilmour has spent time this year volunteering with Wandsworth prison’s Liberty Choir, who also featured on that first single.
Gilmour is set to undertake a small number of tour dates in support of the new album, including five dates at the Royal Albert Hall, London (September 23, 24 and 25 and October 2, 3), as well as dates in North and South America.
Gilmour recently confirmed that Pink Floyd are done, confirming that 2014’s 15th studio album would be their last. Talking to Classic Rock, he said:
“I’m done with it. I’ve had 48 years in Pink Floyd – quite a few of those years at the beginning, with Roger, and those years in what is now considered to be our heyday were 95 per cent musically fulfilling and joyous and full of fun and laughter. And I certainly don’t want to let the other five percent colour my view of what was a long and fantastic time together.”
“But it has run its course, we are done – and it would be fakery to go back and do it again.”
‘Rattle That Lock’ is due out on September 18.
Watch the making of ‘Today’ video below: