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WATCH: David Gilmour Performs Pink Floyd Hits In Pompeii Preview

By: Renee Grant

In 2016, David Gilmour of Pink Floyd made a triumphant return to an ancient amphitheater in Pompeii to perform two sold out shows. The venue was also the site of Pink Floyd’s iconic 1972 concert film. Gilmour’s shows are now being released as a concert film titled Live at Pompeii, and in CD, LP and digital formats on September 29th.

A clip from the new concert film has surfaced, featuring clips of Gilmour singing some of his solo hits, as well as Pink Floyd tunes like The Great Gig in the Sky, Run Like Hell, and Wish You Were Here.

Pink Floyd’s original concert in the Pompeii amphitheater was the first there since gladiator times, as the venue was destroyed by an eruption of the Vesuvius volcano in 79 AD.

The new film will screen in 2,000 movie theaters around the world on September 13th.

Gilmour’s accompanying concert album will be available as a 2-CD set with each disc running for 74 minutes. The 4-LP version will also be available. The CD version will also be available as a box-set with a Blu-ray featuring footage from other Gilmour shows in South America and Poland in 2015 and 2016, tour documentaries, a feature-length BBC documentary, a photo booklet, Pompeii guide, postcards and a poster.

See the tracklist below, and be sure to pre-order your copy at DavidGilmour.com.

Live at Pompeii CD Track List
Disc One:

1. “5 A.M.”
2. “Rattle That Lock”
3. “Faces of Stone”
4. “What Do You Want From Me”
5. “The Blue”
6. “The Great Gig in the Sky”
7. “A Boat Lies Waiting”
8. “Wish You Were Here”
9. “Money”
10. “In Any Tongue”
11. “High Hopes”
12. “One of These Days”

Disc Two:

1. “Shine On You Crazy Diamond”
2. “Fat Old Sun”
3. “Coming Back to Life”
4. “On an Island”
5. “Today”
6. “Sorrow ”
7. “Run Like Hell”
8. “Time / Breathe (In the Air) (Reprise)”
9. “Comfortably Numb”

The DVD and Blu-ray releases are the same, except that the second disc starts with “One of These Days.” Both contain the documentary Pompeii Then and Now.

Live at Pompeii Deluxe CD-Blu-ray box set bonus disc contents:

South America December 2015 (Directed by Aubrey Powell)

“Astronomy Domine”
“Us and Them”
“Today”
“Time / Breathe (In the Air) (Reprise)”
“Comfortably Numb” (with Jon Carin on vocals)

Wroclaw, Poland June 2016 – with Orchestra (Directed by Aubrey Powell)

“5 A.M.”
“Rattle That Lock ”
“Dancing Right in Front of Me”
“The Girl in the Yellow Dress” (with Leszek Możdżer)
“In Any Tongue”

Documentaries

“Europe 2015” (directed by Gavin Elder)
“South America 2015” (directed by Gavin Elder)
“North America 2016” (directed by Gavin Elder)
“Europe 2016” (directed by Gavin Elder)
“David Gilmour: Wider Horizons” (BBC documentary)

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