Watch David Gilmour introduce new album, Rattle That Lock: plus full tracklisting revealed

The album is released on September 18, 2015

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David Gilmour has revealed details of his new album, Rattle That Lock.

The album will be released worldwide on September 18 by Sony Music.

He’s also announced his first North American dates for ten years, which will take place in March and April 2016.


Rattle That Lock is Gilmour’s first solo album since On An Island in 2006; it is also his first since Pink Floyd’s swansong, The Endless River last year. Primary lyricist is Gilmour’s long-term writing partner, Polly Samson, and it is co-produced by David Gilmour and Phil Manzanera.

Among the material on the album’s deluxe editions are footage of jams recorded at Gilmour’s barn in Sussex featuring his late Pink Floyd band mate, Richard Wright.

Uncut will have a very special update on the new album soon…

Rattle That Lock album sleeve
Rattle That Lock album sleeve

The full tracklisting for Rattle That Lock is:
5 A.M (Gilmour)
Rattle That Lock (Gilmour/Samson/Boumendil)
Faces Of Stone (Gilmour)
A Boat Lies Waiting (Gilmour/Samson)
Dancing Right In Front Of Me (Gilmour)
In Any Tongue (Gilmour/Samson)
Beauty (Gilmour)
The Girl In The Yellow Dress (Gilmour/Samson)
Today (Gilmour/Samson)
And Then… (Gilmour)

The album will be available across four formats:
* Vinyl album in heavyweight sleeve; contains 16-page photo/lyric booklet including artist photographs by Kevin Westenberg and album session photographs by Polly Samson.

* CD featuring a 22-page photo/lyric booklet including artist photographs by Kevin Westenberg.

* Deluxe CD and DVD package; contains 4 ‘Barn Jam’ video tracks which include Richard Wright’s last recorded / filmed performances; promo films, documentaries; 32-page hardback lyric/photo book; 48-page book Paradise Lost (Book II); memorabilia including poster, postcard and plectrum.

* Deluxe CD and Blu-ray package; the same additional content as the CD/DVD package.

The audio/visual content on the DVD and Blu-ray is:

Barn Jams recorded and filmed in January 2007, featuring David Gilmour (guitar), Richard Wright (keyboards), Guy Pratt (bass), Steve DiStanislao (drums)
The Animators – Alasdair + Jock (documentary)
Rattle That Lock (video)
The Animators – Danny Madden (documentary)
The Girl In The Yellow Dress (video)
Polly Samson and David Gilmour at the Borris House Festival of Writing and Ideas (documentary)
The making of Rattle That Lock album (documentary)

The audio content is:
Rattle That Lock (Extended Mix)
The Girl In The Yellow Dress (Orchestral Version)
Rattle That Lock (Youth Mix – 12″ Extended Radio Dub)
Rattle That Lock (Radio Edit)

Meanwhile, David Gilmour’s US tour dates are:
24 March 2016 – Los Angeles – Hollywood Bowl
31 March 2016 – Toronto – ACC
6 April 2016 – Chicago – United Center
11 April 2016 – New York – Madison Square Garden

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