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Critics' Choice 2015 - David Gilmour

Every day over the festive period we’ll be bringing you some music from the 2015 Critics’ Choice…

In at No. 18, Pink Floyd mainstay David Gilmour released his fourth solo album, Rattle That Lock, this year, and immediately hit the top of the charts, as well as selling out a run of excellent live dates at London’s Royal Albert Hall, to which he returns next year. “One of prog’s key figures still has fuel in his tank,” wrote Paul Sexton in his review in issue 59. He also insists that he’s firmly put Pink Floyd behind him now and it’s his solo career that is his main priority. Still, he doesn’t appear to be doing too badly…

Here’s the promo video for Rattle That Lock’s title track…

Jerry Ewing

Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock, as well as sleevenotes for many major record labels. He lives in North London and happily indulges a passion for AC/DC Chelsea Football Club and Sydney Roosters.