David Gilmour, the renowned musician and Pink Floyd icon, is currently immersed in the creation of his highly anticipated new solo album, slated for release in 2024. This upcoming project marks his follow-up to the critically acclaimed 2015 album, “Rattle That Lock.” Despite the gap, Gilmour has not been dormant, treating fans to the standalone solo single “Yes I Have Ghosts” in 2020 and surprising them with the Pink Floyd single “Hey Hey, Rise Up” in 2022.
The news of Gilmour’s studio endeavors was brought to light by the Pink Floyd website Neptune Pink Floyd. The source meticulously observed a series of social media posts from Gilmour’s wife, Polly Samson, a distinguished writer and lyricist. Samson has shared a collection of captivating photographs on her Instagram account, offering glimpses into the studio sessions where David collaborates with various artists.
Among the notable collaborators are the longstanding bassist Guy Pratt, known for his work with Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets, Roger Eno contributing on piano, drummer Adam Betts with previous ties to Jarvis Cocker, and bass player Tom Herbert from The Invisible and Polar Bear. While these collaborations generate heightened anticipation, there is no official confirmation regarding the album’s release date as of now. Fans eagerly await further details on what promises to be another remarkable musical venture from David Gilmour.