David Gilmour at The Royal Albert Hall

The Pink Floyd legend returned for a victory lap after last year’s run and demonstrated that he is still at the top of his game


David Gilmour once explained his ethos as “seeking bliss in music”. As the Pink Floyd legend returned to the Royal Albert Hall for a victory lap after last year’s five-date run, the effects of his intentions felt palpable. Just the first languid, yearning note from his guitar on the opening 5AM — the man himself bathed in blue light and a haze of dry ice — soared with such clarity and feeling that it earned a spontaneous ovation.

It set the tone for a evening in which Gilmour’s resistance to mere nostalgia once again made for a precarious balance between…

Source: thetimes.co.uk

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