Sunday, May 8, 2022

David Gilmour - Live at Pompeii (Live) (2017)

David Gilmour - Live at Pompeii (Live) (2017)

Tracklist front / back album covers

A digital single, "Rattle That Lock (Live at Pompeii 2016)" was released to promote the album on 28 July 2017. "One of These Days (Live at Pompeii 2016)" was also released as a single on 8 September 2017, and "Run Like Hell (Live at Pompeii 2016)" was released as a single on 29 September 2017.

Gilmour's official YouTube channel released preview videos during the period leading up to release. The full video for "Rattle That Lock" was uploaded on 2 August 2017. An excerpt from "One of These Days" was also uploaded on the same day. Later, on the 9 August an excerpt from "A Boat Lies Waiting" was uploaded. An excerpt from "Today" was uploaded on 23 August 2017. On 30 August 2017 an excerpt from "Time" was uploaded. As well as preview videos an electronic press kit (EPK) was uploaded in three parts to the channel. On 8 September 2017 the full video of "One of These Days" was uploaded to the YouTube channel, followed by "Run Like Hell" on 29 September. Promo videos for "Dancing Right In Front of Me", "Wish You Were Here", "The Great Gig in the Sky", "The Girl in the Yellow Dress" and "Comfortably Numb" were all added during the days before the album's release.

Cinema
On 13 September 2017 there was a worldwide cinema screening of Live at Pompeii prior to its 29 September release. The cinema version omitted some of the songs which feature on the full release.

Cinema track listing

Intro film featuring rehearsals and interviews.
"5 A.M."
"Rattle That Lock"
"What Do You Want from Me"
"The Great Gig In the Sky"
"A Boat Lies Waiting"
"Wish You Were Here"
"In Any Tongue"
"High Hopes"
"One of These Days"
"Shine On You Crazy Diamond"
"Sorrow"
"Run Like Hell"
"Time / Breathe (Reprise)"
"Comfortably Numb"
"Beauty" (end credits) (studio recording)
The songs "Faces of Stone", "The Blue", "Money", "Fat Old Sun", "Coming Back to Life", "On an Island" and "Today" were omitted from the cinema version.

Television
On 22 December 2017 a 60-minute TV version of Live at Pompeii premiered on Arte,[30] a Franco-German broadcaster. The tracklist included "Faces of Stone" and "Coming Back to Life", but was greatly edited, cutting out portions of "Sorrow" and "Comfortably Numb".

TV track listing

"5 A.M."
"Rattle That Lock"
"Faces of Stone"
"The Great Gig In the Sky"
"Wish You Were Here"
"In Any Tongue"
"Coming Back to Life"
"Sorrow"
"Comfortably Numb"


CD, LP and download

Side one / CD 1
1. "5 A.M."   3:13
2. "Rattle That Lock"   5:23
3. "Faces of Stone"   6:00
4. "What Do You Want from Me"   4:30

Total length:   19:06

Side two
5. "The Blue"   6:33
6. "The Great Gig in the Sky"   6:02
7. "A Boat Lies Waiting"   4:55

Total length:   17:30

Side three
8. "Wish You Were Here"   5:18
9. "Money"   8:13
10. "In Any Tongue"   7:47

Total length:   21:18

Side four
11. "High Hopes"   9:31
12. "One of These Days"   6:32

Total length:   16:03

Side five / CD 2
1. "Shine On You Crazy Diamond"   12:32
2. "Fat Old Sun"   6:05

Total length:   18:37

Side six
3. "Coming Back to Life"   7:18
4. "On an Island"  7:01
5. "Today"   6:40

Total length:   20:59

Side seven
6. "Sorrow"   10:50
7. "Run Like Hell"   7:16

Total length:   18:06

Side eight
8. "Time / Breathe (Reprise)"   6:45
9. "Comfortably Numb"   9:59

Total length:   16:44

DVD and BD
Concert footage
"5 A.M."
"Rattle That Lock"
"Faces of Stone"
"What Do You Want from Me"
"The Blue"
"The Great Gig In the Sky"
"A Boat Lies Waiting"
"Wish You Were Here"
"Money"
"In Any Tongue"
"High Hopes"
"One of These Days"
"Shine On You Crazy Diamond"
"Fat Old Sun"
"Coming Back to Life"
"On an Island"
"Today"
"Sorrow"
"Run Like Hell"
"Time" / "Breathe (Reprise)"
"Comfortably Numb"
"Beauty" (closing credits) (studio recording)
Pompeii Then and Now documentary.

Deluxe box set
The boxset contains the 2-CD album and the film on BD. It also contains the following:

Bonus BD of live material and documentaries

South America concert footage:
"Astronomy Domine" (Syd Barrett)
"Us and Them" (Wright / Waters)
"Today"
"Time" / "Breathe (Reprise)"
"Comfortably Numb"
Wrocław, Poland, June 2016 with the NFM Wrocław Philharmonic Orchestra concert footage:
"5 A.M."
"Rattle That Lock"
"Dancing Right In Front of Me" (Gilmour)
"The Girl In the Yellow Dress" (with Leszek Możdżer) (Gilmour / Samson)
"In Any Tongue"
Europe 2015 documentary
South America 2015 documentary
North America 2016 documentary
Europe 2016 documentary
BBC documentary: David Gilmour: Wider Horizons
Collectables

24-page hardback photo book
8-page Pompeii guide titled The Amphitheatre at Pompeii – An Interview with Mary Beard
4 postcards
2-sided poster (the obverse replicates the album artwork, the reverse is a replica of the posters used to promote the Pompeii shows)


 
Pompeii and Wrocław

David Gilmour – electric guitars (including the Black Strat), acoustic guitars, classical guitar, console steel guitar, lead and backing vocals, cymbals on "One of These Days", whistling on "In Any Tongue"

Chester Kamen – electric guitars, acoustic guitars, classical guitar, 12-string acoustic guitar, high-strung acoustic guitar on "Comfortably Numb", backing vocals, harmonica on "The Blue"

Guy Pratt – bass guitars, double bass, backing vocals, co-lead vocals on "Run Like Hell"

Greg Phillinganes – piano, keyboards, backing vocals, co-lead vocals on "Time"

Chuck Leavell – organ, keyboards, accordion, backing vocals, co-lead vocals on "Comfortably Numb"

Steve DiStanislao – drums, percussion, backing vocals, aeoliphone on "One of These Days"

João Mello – saxophones, clarinet, additional keyboards on "The Blue", high-strung acoustic guitar on "In Any Tongue"

Bryan Chambers – backing vocals, lead vocals on "In Any Tongue" and "The Great Gig in the Sky", tambourine
Lucita Jules – backing vocals, lead vocals on "The Great Gig in the Sky"

Louise Clare Marshall (Pompeii only) – backing vocals, cowbell, lead vocals on "The Great Gig in the Sky"[33]
with:

Leszek Możdżer – piano on "The Girl in the Yellow Dress" (Wrocław, 25 June 2016)

Wrocław Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Zbigniew Preisner (Wrocław, 25 June 2016)
South America

David Gilmour – electric guitars, lead and backing vocals

Phil Manzanera – electric guitars, acoustic guitars, backing vocals, high-strung acoustic guitar on "Comfortably Numb"

Jon Carin – piano, keyboards, electric guitars, backing vocals, co-lead vocals on "Time" and "Comfortably Numb"

Kevin McAlea – keyboards

Steve DiStanislao – drums, percussion, backing vocals

João Mello – saxophones

Bryan Chambers – backing vocals

Lucita Jules – backing vocals



Live at Pompeii is a live album and film by David Gilmour, the former guitarist of Pink Floyd. It was recorded at the Amphitheatre of Pompeii. It documents his 2015–16 world tour to promote his album, Rattle That Lock (2015). The concert was directed by Gavin Elder. The album was released on 29 September 2017 and is available on CD, LP, digital download, DVD, BD and deluxe box set containing the CD album and BD, plus a bonus exclusive BD of extras.



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