Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour discusses his childhood, family life, early career and process for the creation of his fourth solo album "Rattle That Lock".
After a break of nine years, Gilmour steps back into the spotlight with a number one album and world tour. This film is an intimate portrait of one of the greatest guitarists and singers of all time, exploring his past and present.
With unprecedented access, the film crew have captured and detailed key moments in David Gilmour's personal and professional life that have shaped him both as a person and a musician.
Produced by the BBC, David Gilmour: Wider Horizons offers intimate access to the talented musician. Featuring footage of Gilmour in the studio, his process for recording Rattle That Lock is the central theme of the film. His early experiences with Pink Floyd, relationships with bandmates and the ultimate demise of the group are also thoroughly discussed. Gilmour is shown playing guitar, saxophone, banjo and even the steel guitar he utilized on Pink Floyd classics “Breathe” and “Great Gig In The Sky” from their famed album Dark Side Of The Moon.
It includes appearances by his wife and collaborator Polly Samson and shows how the pair develops songs together. Also appearing are his son and contributing pianist Gabriel Gilmour, along with Roxy Music’s Phil Manzanera, Jamie MacColl of Bombay Bicycle Club and host Alan Yentob. (01:11:00)
Plus an exclusive DVD bonus feature.