David Gilmour is premiering the title track to his forthcoming solo album, “Rattle That Lock.”
The Pink Floyd guitarist is joined on the tune by The Liberty Choir and singers Mica Paris and Louise Marshall.
“The song ’Rattle That Lock’ was inspired, musically, by the sound that’s played on French railway stations,” says Gilmour. “Before they make an announcement – a 4-note jingle is played. Every time I heard it would make me want to start dancing.”
Due September 18, Gilmour’s fourth solo effort sees him working alongside wife and lyricist Polly Samson and co-producer Phil Manzanera.
“Rattle That Lock” will be available in a CD edition with clothbound, foil-blocked cover, including a 22-page booklet, and also on heavyweight vinyl, digital download and a deluxe box edition, which includes 4 Barn Jam films, 4 non-album audio tracks, 4 documentaries, and 2 promo clips.
A Deluxe Edition on CD+DVD or CD+Blu-ray versions will include 2 hardback books, a double-sided poster, a postcard in a dedicated envelope and a Gilmour guitar pick.
Gilmour will launch “Rattle That Lock” with a sold-out 11-date European tour, with shows starting on September 12 in Croatia; the run includes five concerts at London’s Royal Albert Hall.
He’ll also play a newly-announced a series of North American concerts in 2016, with dates scheduled for Los Angeles, Toronto, Chicago and New York.
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