David Gilmour - Self Titled Album David Gilmour

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David Gilmour - Self Titled Album David Gilmour

Post by Keith Jordan » Mon Dec 29, 2008 1:35 pm

This thread is to discuss David Gilmour's Self Titled Album David Gilmour and is linked to from the Pink Floyd Discography section.

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Track Listing:

01. Mihalis
02. There's No Way Out Of Here
03. Cry From The Street
04. So Far Away
05. Short And Sweet
06. Raise My Rent
07. No Way
08. Deafinitely
09. I Can't Breathe Anymore

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Re: Discography - David Gilmour - Self Titled Album Discussion..

Post by Yucateco » Mon Dec 29, 2008 2:15 pm

in my opinion his best solo album. Not boring like OaI and no terrible 80s production like About Face. i actually like this album quite a lot, it sounds like the "old" Floyd just before Dark Side to me.

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Re: David Gilmour - Self Titled Album David Gilmour

Post by Real Pink in the Inside » Tue Dec 30, 2008 11:15 am

Probably his best solo album, but I can see why none of it made it onto a Pink Floyd record. It just feels like one big jam session at times. Not that, that is a bad thing, but it is certainly not the hallmark of a great record...

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Post by Damn!t » Tue Dec 30, 2008 9:19 pm

Yucateco wrote:in my opinion his best solo album.
I agree.
Lovely litlle Gilmour album.

I "bought" remastered 2006 flac-ed version couple of months ago.
Sounds really good and updated and songs are wee bit longer.

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Re: David Gilmour - Self Titled Album David Gilmour

Post by PublicImage » Tue Dec 30, 2008 9:21 pm

Believe it or not, I really like this album! I should listen to it again. It's been a while.

I don't want to five it a rating out of five because I haven't listened to it enough times.

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Re: David Gilmour - Self Titled Album David Gilmour

Post by Damn!t » Tue Dec 30, 2008 9:23 pm

PublicImage wrote:Believe it or not, I really like this album! I should listen to it again. It's been a while.
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Re: David Gilmour - Self Titled Album David Gilmour

Post by Eclipse » Wed Dec 31, 2008 4:27 am

Dave's best work IMO too. Great melodies...No Way is addicting. I prefer Rick's entire solo career and Roger's Ça Ira, ATD and PACOHH to this one though. But then, it is unfair to compare, Dave's album is not conceptual, it is just a good album, with good rock songs, and a great voice.

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Re: David Gilmour - Self Titled Album David Gilmour

Post by The Gunner's Dream » Wed Dec 31, 2008 6:18 am

I think "There's no way out of here" is the best song on the album, even though the guitar sound is beyond horrible. It sounds like David was playing through a little hand held amp that runs on batteries; it was muffled, furry, and bright at the same time.

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Re: David Gilmour - Self Titled Album David Gilmour

Post by danielcaux » Fri Jan 02, 2009 2:12 am

I heard it a couple of times, wasn't impressed at all. Going to listen to it again to give a more articulate opinion. I would describe it as uninspired music yet pleasent listening.

edit: is funny if you interpolate songs from Wet Dream on it, they all seem as part of the same album, even share some of the melodies!

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Re: David Gilmour - Self Titled Album David Gilmour

Post by Massed Gadgets » Tue Jan 13, 2009 5:49 am

This is a very enjoyable album...I wouldn't rate it as a classic, but it does have some great tunes on it...I always loved the opening instrumental Mihalis.

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Re: David Gilmour - Self Titled Album David Gilmour

Post by Hudini » Tue Jan 13, 2009 3:34 pm

Well, I will give this album a 5 if no one will. It's a great album that holds up well from beginning to end with no really weak points, unlike Gilmour's other solo work. Possibly the only thing that annoys me on the album is that "I Can't Breathe No More" is too short.

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Re: David Gilmour - Self Titled Album David Gilmour

Post by David Smith » Tue Jan 13, 2009 4:28 pm

Interesting collection of songs in places, but really doesn't feel like an album for me in the same way On an Island does. Very periodic sound too

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Re: David Gilmour - Self Titled Album David Gilmour

Post by drafsack » Thu Jan 15, 2009 9:22 pm

A good solid first solo album - so far not beaten

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Re: David Gilmour - Self Titled Album David Gilmour

Post by Camila » Mon Jul 06, 2009 9:11 pm

There's good songs in this album. I particularly like I can't breathe anymore and Mihalis.

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Re: David Gilmour - Self Titled Album David Gilmour

Post by Hogtown » Thu Jul 09, 2009 10:07 pm

Pretty good album.