Pink Floyd, LSD & Interconnected Music with David Gilmour

Legendary Pink Floyd guitarist, vocalist and writer David Gilmour discusses his musical career from Jokers Wild to Pink Floyd. Gilmour also recalls Syd Barrett's tragic battle with mental illness and LSD that consumed and impacted his art.

Guest Bio

Best known as guitarist, vocalist and writer with Pink Floyd, David Gilmour is also renowned for his solo work and collaborations with other artists including Kate Bush, Paul McCartney and Pete Townshend. David assumed control of Pink Floyd in 1985, after Roger Waters’ departure, creating the new Floyd album A Momentary Lapse of Reason with Nick Mason and Rick Wright, with The Division Bell following in 1994. Pink Floyd were inducted into the US Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, followed by the same honour in the UK in November 2005; in 2005 David Gilmour was made a CBE for services to music. David’s new album Rattle That Lock was released worldwide on September 18, 2015.