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Live at Pompeii
Live at Pompeii
is a live album and film by David Gilmour, the guitarist of Pink Floyd. It was recorded at the Amphitheatre of Pompeii and was the first public performance at the venue since AD 79.[3][4] It documents his 2015-16 world tour to promote his album, Rattle That Lock
Rattle That Lock
(2015). The album was mixed at Astoria Studios by Andy Jackson. The album was released on 29 September 2017[1][2] and is available on CD, LP, digital download, DVD, BD and deluxe box set containing the CD album and BD, plus a bonus exclusive BD of extras.[5]

Contents

1 Promotion

1.1 Cinema 1.2 Television

2 Track listing

2.1 CD, LP and download 2.2 DVD
DVD
and BD 2.3 Deluxe Boxset

3 Personnel 4 Charts

4.1 Weekly charts 4.2 Year-end charts

5 Certifications 6 References 7 External links

Promotion[edit] A digital single, " Rattle That Lock
Rattle That Lock
( Live at Pompeii
Live at Pompeii
2016)" was released to promote the album on 28 July 2017[6][7]. "One of These Days ( Live at Pompeii
Live at Pompeii
2016)" was also released as a single on 8 September 2017, and " Run Like Hell
Run Like Hell
( Live at Pompeii
Live at Pompeii
2016)" was released as a single on 29 September 2017. Gilmour's official YouTube
YouTube
channel released preview videos during the period leading up to release.[8][9] The full video for "Rattle That Lock" was uploaded on 2 August 2017.[10][9] An excerpt from "One of These Days" was also uploaded on the same day.[11][9] Later, on the 9 August an excerpt from "A Boat Lies Waiting" was uploaded.[12][9] An excerpt from "Today" was uploaded on 23 August 2017.[13][9] On 30 August 2017 an excerpt from "Time" was uploaded.[14][9] As well as preview videos an electronic press kit (EPK) was uploaded in three parts to the channel.[15][16][17][9] On 8 September 2017 the full video of "One of These Days" was uploaded to the YouTube channel,[18][9] followed by "Run Like Hell" on 29 September. [19][9] Promo videos for "Dancing Right In Front of Me"[20][9], "Wish You Were Here"[21][9], "The Great Gig in the Sky"[22][9], "The Girl in the Yellow Dress" [23][9] and "Comfortably Numb"[24][9] were all added during the days before the album's release. Cinema[edit] On 13 September 2017 there was a world-wide cinema screening of Live at Pompeii[25] prior to its 29 September release. The cinema version omitted some of the songs which feature on the full release. Cinema track listing

Intro film featuring rehearsals and interviews. "5 A.M." "Rattle That Lock" "What Do You Want from Me" "The Great Gig In the Sky" "A Boat Lies Waiting" "Wish You Were Here" "In Any Tongue" "High Hopes" "One of These Days" "Shine On You Crazy Diamond" "Sorrow" "Run Like Hell" "Time / Breathe (Reprise)" "Comfortably Numb" "Beauty" (end credits) (studio recording)

The songs "Faces of Stone", "The Blue", "Money", "Fat Old Sun", "Coming Back to Life", "On an Island" and "Today" were omitted from the cinema version. Television[edit] On 22 December 2017 a 60-minute TV version of Live at Pompeii premiered on Arte[26], a Franco-German broadcaster. The tracklist included "Faces of Stone" and "Coming Back to Life", but was greatly edited, cutting out portions of "Sorrow" and "Comfortably Numb". TV track listing

"5 A.M." "Rattle That Lock" "Faces of Stone" "The Great Gig In the Sky" "Wish You Were Here" "In Any Tongue" "Coming Back to Life" "Sorrow" "Comfortably Numb"

Track listing[edit] CD, LP and download[edit]

Side one / CD 1

No. Title Writer(s) Length

1. "5 A.M." Gilmour 3:13

2. "Rattle That Lock" Gilmour / Polly Samson / Michaël Boumendil 5:23

3. "Faces of Stone" Gilmour 6:00

4. "What Do You Want from Me" Gilmour / Richard Wright / Samson 4:30

Side two

No. Title Writer(s) Length

5. "The Blue" Gilmour / Samson 6:33

6. "The Great Gig in the Sky" Wright 6:02

7. "A Boat Lies Waiting" Gilmour / Samson 4:55

Side three

No. Title Writer(s) Length

8. "Wish You Were Here" Gilmour / Roger Waters 5:18

9. "Money" Waters 8:13

10. "In Any Tongue" Gilmour / Samson 7:47

Side four

No. Title Writer(s) Length

11. "High Hopes" Gilmour / Samson 9:31

12. "One of These Days" Waters / Gilmour / Wright / Nick Mason 6:32

Side five / CD 2

No. Title Writer(s) Length

1. "Shine On You Crazy Diamond" Gilmour / Wright / Waters 12:32

2. "Fat Old Sun" Gilmour 6:05

Side six

No. Title Writer(s) Length

3. "Coming Back to Life" Gilmour 7:18

4. "On an Island" Gilmour / Samson 7:01

5. "Today" Gilmour / Samson 6:40

Side seven

No. Title Writer(s) Length

6. "Sorrow" Gilmour 10:50

7. "Run Like Hell" Gilmour / Waters 7:16

Side eight

No. Title Writer(s) Length

8. "Time / Breathe (Reprise)" Mason / Waters / Wright / Gilmour 6:45

9. "Comfortably Numb" Gilmour / Waters 9:59

DVD
DVD
and BD[edit]

Concert footage

"5 A.M." "Rattle That Lock" "Faces of Stone" "What Do You Want from Me" "The Blue" "The Great Gig In the Sky" "A Boat Lies Waiting" "Wish You Were Here" "Money" "In Any Tongue" "High Hopes" "One of These Days" "Shine On You Crazy Diamond" "Fat Old Sun" "Coming Back to Life" "On an Island" "Today" "Sorrow" "Run Like Hell" "Time" / "Breathe (Reprise)" "Comfortably Numb" "Beauty" (closing credits) (studio recording)

Pompeii Then and Now documentary.

Deluxe Boxset[edit] The boxset contains the 2 CD album and the film on BD. It also contains the following[27]: Bonus BD of live material and documentaries

South America concert footage:

"Astronomy Domine" (Syd Barrett) "Us and Them" (Wright / Waters) "Today" "Time" / "Breathe (Reprise)" "Comfortably Numb"

Wrocław, Poland, June 2016 with the NFM Wrocław
Wrocław
Philharmonic Orchestra
Orchestra
concert footage:

"5 A.M." "Rattle That Lock" "Dancing Right In Front of Me" (Gilmour) "The Girl In the Yellow Dress" (with Leszek Możdżer) (Gilmour / Samson) "In Any Tongue"

Europe 2015 documentary South America 2015 documentary North America 2016 documentary Europe 2016 documentary BBC
BBC
documentary: David Gilmour: Wider Horizons

Collectables[28]

24-page hardback photo book 8-page Pompeii guide titled The Amphitheatre at Pompeii - An Interview with Mary Beard 4 postcards 2-sided poster (the obverse replicates the album artwork, the reverse is a replica of the posters used to promote the Pompeii shows)

Personnel[edit] Pompeii and Wrocław

David Gilmour
David Gilmour
– electric guitars, acoustic guitars, classical guitar, console steel guitar, lead and backing vocals, cymbals on "One of These Days", whistling on "In Any Tongue" Chester Kamen – electric guitars, acoustic guitars, 12-string acoustic guitar, high-strung acoustic guitar on "Comfortably Numb", backing vocals, harmonica on "The Blue" Guy Pratt
Guy Pratt
– bass guitars, double bass, backing vocals, lead vocals on "Run Like Hell" Greg Phillinganes
Greg Phillinganes
– piano, keyboards, backing vocals, co-lead vocals on "Time" Chuck Leavell
Chuck Leavell
– organ, keyboards, accordion, backing vocals, co-lead vocals on "Comfortably Numb" Steve DiStanislao – drums, percussion, backing vocals, aeoliphone on "One of These Days" João Mello – saxophones, clarinet, additional keyboards on "The Blue", high-strung acoustic guitar on "In Any Tongue" Bryan Chambers – backing vocals, lead vocals on "In Any Tongue" and "The Great Gig in the Sky", tambourine Lucita Jules – backing vocals, lead vocals on "The Great Gig in the Sky" Louise Clare Marshall (Pompeii only) – backing vocals, cowbell, lead vocals on "The Great Gig in the Sky"[29]

with:

Leszek Możdżer
Leszek Możdżer
– piano on "The Girl in the Yellow Dress" (Wrocław, 25 June 2016) Wrocław
Wrocław
Philharmonic Orchestra
Orchestra
conducted by Zbigniew Preisner (Wrocław, 25 June 2016)

South America

David Gilmour
David Gilmour
– electric guitars, lead and backing vocals Phil Manzanera
Phil Manzanera
– electric guitars, acoustic guitars, backing vocals, high-strung acoustic guitar on "Comfortably Numb" Guy Pratt
Guy Pratt
– bass guitars, backing vocals Jon Carin
Jon Carin
– piano, keyboards, electric guitars, backing vocals, co-lead vocals on "Time" and "Comfortably Numb" Kevin McAlea – keyboards Steve DiStanislao – drums, percussion, backing vocals João Mello – saxophones Bryan Chambers – backing vocals Lucita Jules – backing vocals

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2017) Peak position

Australian Albums (ARIA)[30] 50

Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[31] 6

Belgian Albums ( Ultratop Flanders)[32] 4

Belgian Albums ( Ultratop Wallonia)[33] 6

Canadian Albums (Billboard)[34] 19

Czech Albums (ČNS IFPI)[35] 1

Danish Albums (Hitlisten)[36] 21

Dutch Albums (MegaCharts)[37] 2

Finnish Albums (Suomen virallinen lista)[38] 9

French Albums (SNEP)[39] 9

German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[40] 2

Hungarian Albums (MAHASZ)[41] 6

Irish Albums (IRMA)[42] 24

Italian Albums (FIMI)[43] 1

New Zealand Albums (RMNZ)[44] 31

Norwegian Albums (VG-lista)[45] 4

Polish Albums (ZPAV)[46] 7

Portuguese Albums (AFP)[47] 2

Scottish Albums (OCC)[48] 3

Spanish Albums (PROMUSICAE)[49] 6

Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)[50] 12

Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[51] 4

UK Albums (OCC)[52] 3

US Billboard 200[53] 45

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2017) Position

German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[54] 28

Italian Albums (FIMI)[55] 59

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales

Italy (FIMI)[56] Gold 25,000*

*sales figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

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liner notes (booklet). David Gilmour. Sony Music. p. 3. [David] became the first performer to play the amphitheatre in Pompeii in front of a live audience since the gladiators in 79AD.  ^ Unit, The. "About". David Gilmour.  ^ " Live at Pompeii
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2016)". 2 August 2017. Retrieved 25 August 2017.  ^ " David Gilmour
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2016 Excerpt)". 2 August 2017. Retrieved 25 August 2017.  ^ " David Gilmour
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2016 Excerpt". 9 August 2017. Retrieved 25 August 2017.  ^ " David Gilmour
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2016 Excerpt)". 23 August 2017. Retrieved 31 August 2017.  ^ "Time/Breathe ( Live at Pompeii
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2016 Excerpt)". 30 August 2017. Retrieved 31 August 2017.  ^ " David Gilmour
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2016 Part 1)". 2 August 2017. Retrieved 31 August 2017.  ^ " David Gilmour
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2016 Part 2)". 22 August 2017. Retrieved 31 August 2017.  ^ " David Gilmour
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2016 Part 3)". 6 September 2017. Retrieved 7 September 2017.  ^ " David Gilmour
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2016)". 8 September 2017. Retrieved 9 September 2017.  ^ " David Gilmour
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2016)". 29 September 2017. Retrieved 29 September 2017.  ^ " David Gilmour
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2016)". 13 September 2017. Retrieved 29 September 2017.  ^ " David Gilmour
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2016)". 22 September 2017. Retrieved 29 September 2017.  ^ " David Gilmour
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2016)". 27 September 2017. Retrieved 29 September 2017.  ^ " David Gilmour
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External links[edit]

davidgilmour.com Gilmour's official Facebook page Gilmour's YouTube
YouTube
Channel

'Live at Pompeii' playlist on official YouTube
YouTube
channel 'Live at Pompeii' EPK Part 1 'Live at Pompeii' EPK Part 2 'Live at Pompeii' EPK Part 3 "Rattle That Lock" Live at Pompeii
Live at Pompeii
full video "One of These Days" Live at Pompeii
Live at Pompeii
full video "Run Like Hell" Live at Pompeii
Live at Pompeii
full video "A Boat Lies Waiting" Live at Pompeii
Live at Pompeii
excerpt "Time" Live at Pompeii
Live at Pompeii
excerpt

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David Gilmour

Studio albums

David Gilmour
David Gilmour
(1978) About Face (1984) On an Island
On an Island
(2006) Metallic Spheres
Metallic Spheres
(2010, with The Orb) Rattle That Lock
Rattle That Lock
(2015)

Live albums

Live in Gdańsk
Live in Gdańsk
(2008) Live at Pompeii
Live at Pompeii
(2017)

Singles

"There's No Way Out of Here" "Blue Light" "Love on the Air" "On an Island" "Smile" "Arnold Layne" (live) "Chicago – Change the World" "Rattle That Lock" " Rattle That Lock
Rattle That Lock
(live)"

Videos and DVDs

David Gilmour
David Gilmour
Live 1984 David Gilmour
David Gilmour
in Concert Remember That Night Live in Gdańsk Live at Pompeii

Concert tours

About Face Tour On an Island
On an Island
Tour Rattle That Lock
Rattle That Lock
Tour

Guest appearances

Back to the Egg Boys and Girls Brother Where You Bound Count Three & Pray The Dreaming Flowers in the Dirt Headline News HQ No More Lonely Nights Once Run Devil Run The Sensual World So Red the Rose The Unknown Soldier White City: A Novel

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