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David Gilmour announces new solo album

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David Gilmour has announced that his new solo album “Rattle That Lock” will be released worldwide on Friday, Sept. 18, 2015 on Columbia Records. The album will be available for preorder and the first single, also titled “Rattle That Lock” was released on Friday, Jul. 17.

Additionally David Gilmour’s first North American dates in ten years were announced today. The “David Gilmour Live 2016” concert appearances will take place in March & April with stops in Los Angeles, Toronto, Chicago and New York. Ticket buyers will be among the first to receive the new album, as every ticket purchased online will include a “Rattle That Lock” CD.

The “Live 2016” appearances will be David Gilmour’s first live concert dates since the “On An Island” tour in 2006, and will follow his UK and European tour this September/October. All tickets for the North American Tour dates went on sale Friday, Jul. 17, 2015 (exact times listed below).

March 24, 2016 – Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles – on sale 12pm (PST)

March, 31 2016 – Air Canada Center, Toronto – on sale 10am (EST)

April 8, 2016 – United Center, Chicago – on sale 12pm (CST)

April 11, 2016 – Madison Square Garden, New York – on sale 10am (EST)

Tickets can be purchased at Ticketmaster.com, at all Ticketmaster outlets, or by phone.

Rattle That Lock is David Gilmour’s fourth solo album and follows his 2006 #1 in the UK record On An Island. The primary lyricist for the new album is Gilmour’s long-term writing partner, Polly Samson, and it is co-produced by David Gilmour and Roxy Music’s Phil Manzanera.

Track listing:

5 A.M. (Gilmour)
Rattle That Lock (Gilmour/Samson/Boumendil)
Faces Of Stones (Gilmour)
A Boat Lies Waiting (Gilmour/Samson)
Dancing Right In Front Of Me (Gilmour)
In Any Tongue (Gilmour/Samson)
Beauty (Gilmour)
The Girl In The Yellow Dress (Gilmour/Samson)
Today (Gilmour/Samson)
And Then…..(Gilmour)

The title track, “Rattle That Lock”, was heard for the first time on BBC Radio 2 in the UK on Friday, Jul. 17 and was available immediately to download and stream worldwide. The song begins with the four notes, created by Michael Boumendil, which precede announcements at French SNCF railway stations which Gilmour recorded on his iPhone at Aix-en-Prevence station. Samson’s lyrics are inspired by Book II of John Milton’s “Paradise Lost,” which is also featured in her recent acclaimed novel, The Kindness. The single also features The Liberty Choir and singers Mica Paris and Louise Marshall.


David Gilmour Official Store

Standard Album – http://smarturl.it/RattleThatLock
Deluxe Album – http://smarturl.it/RattleThatLockDLX

Standard CD – http://smarturl.it/RattleThatLockAmz
Deluxe CD + Blu-Ray – http://smarturl.it/RattleThatLockAmzDLX
Vinyl LP – http://smarturl.it/RattleThatLockAmzV

“Rattle That Lock” – Song Interview: http://smarturl.it/RTLInterview


With a discography that includes albums on Digital Nations (a Steve Vai imprint), music critic Louis Raphael has always kept a pulse on the San Francisco music scene. After years as the San Francisco Music Examiner for Examiner.com and AXS.com, he decided to start Music in SF® as a way to showcase what the San Francisco music scene really has to offer.

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