Rocker David Gilmour was a member of Pink Floyd who joined in 1967, often acting as a leading force in songwriting, and later taking creative control of the band after the departure of Roger Waters. Since the breakup of Floyd in 1994, he has worked as a solo artist. In late 2015 and early 2016, Gilmour is touring in support of his fourth album, Rattle That Lock (2015). Get your David Gilmour tickets at TicketNetwork.com and enjoy seeing this rock great perform.
|Current Tour:||Rattle That Lock|
|First Album (solo):||David Gilmour (1978)|
Although not a founding member of Pink Floyd, David Gilmour was one of its leading forces during the Roger Waters era, and later took control of the band after the departure of Waters in 1985. A music lover from a young age, Gilmour met future fellow Pink Floyd members Syd Barrett and Waters while attending secondary school in Cambridge. Gilmour and Barrett would later also attend Cambridge Technical College with Barrett. They also travelled Spain and France in late 1965, performing Beatles songs.
Gilmour joined Pink Floyd in 1967, replacing Barrett, who was suffering from mental illness, on guitar. During the Waters era of the band, Gilmour received writing credts on songs such as "Comfortably Numb," "A Saucerful of Secrets," "Fat Old Sun," "Echoes," "Wish You Were Here," and many others. Gilmour would often work with Waters on songs. After Waters left Pink Floyd, Gilmour took over the creative direction, leading the release of A Momentary Lapse of Reason (1987), The Division Bell (1994), and the band's final album, The Endless River (2014).
Following the breakup of Pink Floyd in 1994, Gilmour resumed recording and performing on a solo basis; he had previously released two solo albums during his time with the band, David Gilmour (1978) and About Face (1984). He has subsequently released two albums, On an Island (2006) and Rattle That Lock (2015). His touring activity has mostly surrounded the release of his albums, with one major tour in 2006 and another in 2015 and 2016.