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David Gilmour, What Your Stairs Say About You, Surprise Wedding Confession

Pink Floyd legend David Gilmour chats about his new concert DVD Live At Pompeii, which was the first show to be performed in front of a live audience since the gladiators in 79AD.

Pink Floyd legend David Gilmour chats to Simon about his new concert DVD 'Live At Pompeii', which was the first show to be performed in front of a live audience since the gladiators in 79AD!

David first performed there in 1971 for Adrian Maben's legendary concert film, Pink Floyd Live At Pompeii. In Roman times the Pompeii amphitheatre was known as a "Spectaculum" and David worked with longtime collaborator, and maestro of colour and light, Marc Brickman to bring the spectacle back to the Spectaculum.

The film includes songs from throughout David's career including the title tracks of his two most recent No. 1 solo albums: Rattle That Lock and On An Island. Also included are other solo and Pink Floyd classics such as "Wish You Were Here," "Comfortably Numb" and "One Of These Days," the only song that was also performed by the band in 1971. Both concerts also saw extraordinary performances of "The Great Gig In The Sky" from "The Dark Side Of The Moon," which David rarely plays as a solo artist.

The concert performance film, David Gilmour Live at Pompeii, was shot in 4k by director Gavin Elder and includes highlights from both shows. The concert is a spectacular audio-visual experience, featuring the famous huge circular cyclorama screen as well as lasers, pyrotechnics and stellar performances from an all-star band.

1 hour, 55 minutes

Music Played

  • Tom Petty

    I Won't Back Down

    • Tom Petty - Anthology.
    • MCA.
  • Stereophonics

    Caught By The Wind

    • (CD Single).
    • Parlophone.
  • Eagles

    Lyin' Eyes

    • (Single).
    • Asylum.
  • Pink Floyd

    Wish You Were Here

    • Echoes - The Best Of Pink Floyd.
    • EMI.
  • Kenny Rogers & The First Edition

    Ruby Don't Take Your Love To Town

    • Country Collection (Various Artists).
    • Arcade.
  • Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott

    She Got The Garden

    • (CD Single).
    • EMI.
  • The Human League

    Human

  • Status Quo

    Caroline

    • Whatever You Want - V.Best Of Status.
    • Polygram Tv.
  • George Michael

    Fantasy (feat. Nile Rodgers)

    • (CD Single).
    • CMG.
  • David Gilmour

    Rattle That Lock (Live at Pompeii)

    • David Gilmour Live At Pompeii.
    • Sony Music.
  • Erasure

    Just A Little Love

    • (CD Single).
    • Mute.
    • 8.
  • Chuck Berry

    Maybellene

    • The Best Of Chuck Berry.
    • Music Club.
    • 3.
  • The Jimi Hendrix Experience

    Little Wing

    • Polydor.
  • Craig David

    Heartline

    • (CD Single).
    • Insanity Records.
  • Norah Jones

    Chasing Pirates

    • (CD Single).
    • Blue Note.
    • 1.

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