Label: EMI - 0946 3 55695 2 0 • Format: CD Album, Repress Digibook • Country: Europe • Genre: Rock • Style: Pop Rock, Classic Rock
It was his first solo album in twenty two years since About Face in and twelve years since Pink Floyd's album The Division Bell. Engineering duties were undertaken by long time collaborator Andy Jackson. The lyrics were principally written by Gilmour's wife Polly Samson. Much of the album was recorded in Gilmour's private studio aboard his houseboat Astoria. Orchestrations on the album were arranged by noted Polish film composer Zbigniew Preisner and conducted by Robert Ziegler.
It has also provided Silly Love Songs - Wings - Silly Love Songs with his first US Top 10 album, reaching 6. The album has achieved platinum status in Canada and has sold over 1, copies worldwide. This Heaven - David Gilmour - On An Island track was produced by Gilmour.
Steve DiStanislao was brought in as drummer. No songs from Gilmour's two previous solo albums were played. The song " Castellorizon " received a Grammy Award nomination for best rock instrumental. The album has achieved platinum status in Canada for shippingunits. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article needs additional citations for verification.
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