David Gilmour on new album Rattle That Lock: “I think this is the best thing I’ve ever done”

The former Pink Floyd man speaks in the new Uncut

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David Gilmour reveals all about his new album, Rattle That Lock, in the new issue of Uncut, out now.

In our world exclusive interview, the former Pink Floyd singer and guitarist discusses bringing his band to an end, and the new phase of his solo career – in September, Gilmour will release his first solo album in nine years, the follow-up to 2006’s On An Island.

“As for Rattle That Lock,” he explains, considering the new album’s place in his body of work, “I don’t want to overplay it, but I think this is the best thing I’ve done. Probably ever. It’s very easy to be deluded, but I think it’s very good.

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“I think I’ve found my feet. It’s quite late in life to start finding one’s feet, I must admit. Or at least, to find them again.”

The History Of Rock – a brand new monthly magazine from the makers of Uncut – a brand new monthly magazine from the makers of Uncut – is now on sale in the UK. Click here for more details.

Meanwhile, the September 2015 issue of Uncut is on sale in the UK on Tuesday, July 28 – featuring David Gilmour, a free Grateful Dead CD, Bob Dylan and the Newport Folk Festival, AC/DC, Killing Joke, the Isley Brothers, Julien Temple, Ryley Walker and more.

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