Theres No Way Out Of Here - David Gilmour - David Gilmour (Vinyl, LP, Album)
Among those depicted on the inner sleeve is Gilmour's then-wife, Ginger. One unused tune that was written and demoed at the time would later evolve, via collaboration with Roger Watersinto Pink Floyd's " Comfortably Numb " from The Wall. However, a song included on this album, the piano ballad "So Far Away", uses a chorus progression not unlike the chorus to "Comfortably Numb", albeit in a different key. Likewise, the song "Short and Sweet" can be seen as a musical precursor to " Run Like Hell " also from The Wallwith its shifting chords over a D pedal pointusing a flanged guitar in Drop Album) tuning.
A five-song promotional film was made to promote the album. The promo was recorded live at The RoxyLondon. Also, Gilmour promoted the album with his first ever interviews with North American media and FM rock radio stations.
The promotion paid off as the album made a respectable showing on the Theres No Way Out Of Here - David Gilmour - David Gilmour (Vinyl album charts peaking at number 29, which - until 's On an Island - was Gilmour's highest charting solo album in the US, eventually going Gold. The performances of the tracks in the promotional film differed to the album versions. The performance of "No Way" had Gilmour playing regular lead guitar solos at the end of the track on his Fender Esquire with distortion instead of the lap steel guitar solos with distortion that had appeared on the album version and had a clean ending instead of fading out like on the album the remastered CD version of the album had Gilmour's lap steel solo extended this time to feature a duel between himself playing high notes on his lap steel and lower notes on his trademark Stratocaster during the fadeout on the remaster.
The middle part of the album version, for where the first of two lap steel guitar solos were on the album version, was deleted. The ending of the promo performance LP "I Can't Breathe Anymore" Album) longer than on the album.
In an interview with Circus inGilmour said: "This album [ David Gilmour ] was important to me in terms of self-respect. Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana. Select "" in the "Anno" drop-down menu. Select "Rattle That Lock" in the "Filtra" field. Select "Album e Compilation" under "Sezione".
Select "Live at Pompeii" in the "Filtra" field. Archived from the original on 13 October Retrieved 19 August ISSN Retrieved 2 February Archived from the original on 23 January Pink Floyd the visual documentary Updated ed. London: Omnibus. ISBN Cherry Red Books. David Gilmour - Short and sweet lyrics You ask "What is the quality Of life? David Gilmour - So far away lyrics What am I suspended here? Should I kid myself that I have no fear? I get no choice, I just have to wait It may already be too late I don't know what's g That it sounds a bit like a Pink Floyd outtake certainly doesn't hurt, but one figures Roger Waters would have tried for some heavily barbed lyrics to offset the melancholy.
Throughout the album Gilmour sounds like he's having some jamming fun with his compatriots in his own particular blues-meets-the Home Counties style, adding keyboard overdubs here and there his efforts are passable, but it's understandable why he's known for his guitar work first and foremost. Numbers of note include "Cry From the Street," with its fully rocked-out conclusion, the sweetly sad "So Far Away," one of his best vocal showcases, and the concluding "I Can't Breathe Anymore," capturing the recurrent Pink Floyd theme of isolation quite well.
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