Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour Announces New Album & Tour

Dave Gilmour from the band Pink Floyd on stage at
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David Gilmour is having an exciting year! Not only is he releasing his first album in nine years called Luck and Strange but gearing up for a brand-new tour. The former Pink Floyd member will play his first U.S. shows in eight years. He is set to play in Rome, London, Los Angeles and New York City at iconic venues such as the Hollywood Bowl and Madison Square Garden. For the tour, he will be joined by Guy Pratt, bass and background vocals; Greg Phillinganes, keyboards; Rob Gentry, keyboards; Adam Betts, drums; Ben Worsley, guitar; Louise Marshall, background vocals; Hattie Webb, background vocals; and Charlie Webb, background vocals. We can’t confirm or deny if he will be playing Pink Floyd tracks this time around, although he has in past tours.

Luck and Strange will be released on September 6, 2024. He has already released the album’s first single called “The Piper’s Call” to give fans a taste of the new music. The album, which will become his fifth solo album, includes nine tracks. Eight are original, new songs and the ninth is a cover of the song “Between Two Points” by the Montgolfier Brothers. The album was a family affair as many of the lyrics were written by his wife, Polly Samson. She revealed that many of the songs were “written from the point of view of being older; mortality is the constant.” Other Gilmour family members provide backing vocals and instrumentals.

Gilmour shared about the album, “Polly and I have been writing together for over thirty years and the Von Trapped live streams showed the great blend of Romany’s voice and harp-playing and that led us into a feeling of discarding some of the past that I’d felt bound to and that I could throw those rules out and do whatever I felt like doing, and that has been such a joy.”

Dave Gilmour and his wife Polly Samson attend the drinks reception prior to the VIP performance of 'Night of The Snow Queen' at St Martin's Lane Hotel on December 12, 2007 in London, England. The ballet will run at the Coliseum until December 16

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Check out the tour dates below:

09/27 – Rome, Italy @ Circo Massimo
09/28 – Rome, Italy @ Circo Massimo
09/29 – Rome, Italy @ Circo Massimo
10/01 – Rome, Italy @ Circo Massimo
10/02 – Rome, Italy @ Circo Massimo
10/03 – Rome, Italy @ Circo Massimo
10/09 – London, UK @ Royal Albert Hall
10/10 – London, UK @ Royal Albert Hall
10/11 – London, UK @ Royal Albert Hall
10/12 – London, UK @ Royal Albert Hall
10/14 – London, UK @ Royal Albert Hall
10/15 – London, UK @ Royal Albert Hall
10/29 – Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Bowl
10/30 – Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Bowl
11/04 – New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden
11/05 – New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden

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