David Gilmour’s ex-wife: ‘It really was love at first sight’


Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour’s ex-wife on being married to a rock star: ‘It really was love at first sight’

This is a photo of me and my then lover David Gilmour, the Pink Floyd guitarist, and our recently conceived little girl Alice, at Woodley, our home in Roydon, Essex, in 1976. It was surprised Thorgerson, who planned all the exemplary Pink Floyd collection covers.

He took some different pictures that day of me holding Alice, and on the grounds that he was a companion who had known David since they were at college, I think he caught something extremely wonderful and touching. For the two of us, having our first youngster was the embodiment of joy. We were so blissed out with Alice.

I was so nervous because I was very shy and it really was love at first sight

I’d met David five years prior, at a show at the University of Michigan. I wasn’t generally a fanatic of the band by then, despite the fact that I had their collection Ummagumma, yet a companion had recently returned from London where he’d became acquainted with one of the band’s roadies and he welcomed me backstage.

David came up to me and said, “Hi, I’m David.” He had enormous blue eyes and that English look, with the long hair, tight dark Sterling Cooper pants and a dark shirt that read “That is all parents.” I was so apprehensive in light of the fact that I was exceptionally bashful and it truly was unexplainable adoration.

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