From the first moments of the sound collage that begins On an Island, you know it's a special experience that not only bears comparison with the best of Pink Floyd, but also confirms their lead guitarist and singer as an outstanding solo artist. Here he reveals a breadth of styles--folk, jazz, orchestral, and rock--brought together as a unified piece through his lyrical guitar playing.
From the first moments of the sound collage that begins On an Island, you know it's a special experience that not only bears comparison with the best of Pink Floyd, but also confirms their lead guitarist and singer as an outstanding solo artist. Here he reveals a breadth of styles--folk, jazz, orchestral, and rock--brought together as a unified piece through his lyrical guitar playing.
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On An Island

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Format: CD
Label: SONY
Catalog: 80280
Rel. Date: 03/07/2006
UPC: 828768028025

On An Island
Artist: David Gilmour
Format: CD
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From the first moments of the sound collage that begins On an Island, you know it's a special experience that not only bears comparison with the best of Pink Floyd, but also confirms their lead guitarist and singer as an outstanding solo artist. Here he reveals a breadth of styles--folk, jazz, orchestral, and rock--brought together as a unified piece through his lyrical guitar playing.

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His first solo album in more than two decades, unless you count those Roger Waters-less Pink Floyd records. Guests range from the sublime (Robert Wyatt) to the ridiculous (Graham Nash), with Polish composer Zbigniew Preisner providing full-on orchestrations that would have been left to a lone DX-7 back in the day.