Sunday, September 27, 2015

David Gilmour lands Top 5 US debut with Rattle That Lock

David Gilmour has landed his highest solo US chart position with “Rattle That Lock.”

Billboard reports the Pink Floyd guitarist’s fourth solo effort debuts at No. 5 on the Billboard 200 with opening week sales of 71,000 units.

The feat sees Gilmour best his No. 6 chart position with his last project, 2006’s “On An Island.”

The US news follows word that “Rattle That Lock” entered the UK charts at No. 1 on Friday as well as top spot in Italy, France, Sweden, Norway, Belgium and New Zealand.

The guitarist just premiered a video for “Today”, the latest single from the project.

Directed by Aubrey Powell, the clip features Gilmour in rehearsal for his current world tour alongside footage from a September 5 warm-up show in Brighton, UK.

Gilmour will wrap up a sold-out 11-date European tour early next month following five shows at The Royal Albert Hall.

See also:

David Gilmour scores second UK No. 1 with Rattle That Lock
David Gilmour premieres video for new single Today
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