Pink Floyd have announced the release of Pink Floyd Live At Knebworth 1990 for the first time on CD, double vinyl and digital platforms on April 30th. The concert was part of the star-studded 1990 Silver Clef Winners performance at Knebworth House, which Pink Floyd headlined. The concert, on a wet and windy June 30th, included performances from Paul McCartney, Dire Straits, Genesis, Phil Collins, Mark Knopfler, Robert Plant (with Jimmy Page), Cliff Richard, Eric Clapton and Tears For Fears in front of a crowd of 120,000. all in aid of the Nordoff Robbins charity, profits from which went towards setting up the BRIT School. The concert was broadcast globally on MTV.

On the day Pink FloydDavid Gilmour, Nick Mason and Richard Wright  were joined by guest musicians including sax player Candy Dulfer and keyboard player and composer Michael Kamen, backing vocalists Clare Torry (the original “The Great Gig In The Sky” vocalist), Sam Brown and her mother Vicki, and Durga McBroom, and touring band  including Guy Pratt, Jon Carin, Tim Renwick and Gary Wallis.

“There is something special about Knebworth,” recalls drummer Nick Mason. “We all still have fond memories of playing there in the 70’s, and this show was no different. As a North London boy this was almost a home game, but with the added delight of being the re-assembly of the band after a fairly mega tour that had lasted for well over a year. It was also an opportunity to get  the wonderful Candy Dulfer to play –  I had been a fan of hers for quite a while, and it was just a shame we didn’t have an opportunity to utilise her for more. We also had our dear friend Michael Kamen guesting. Michael had contributed so much to PF over the previous ten years, it’s great to have something of his playing on the recording.” David Gilmour and Andy Jackson have remixed the audio and the album features new artwork shot by Floyd collaborator Aubrey ‘Po’ Powell of Hipgnosis and designed by Peter Curzon of Storm Studios.

MUSICIANS:

David Gilmour Guitar, Vocals
Nick Mason Drums, Percussion
Richard Wright Keyboards, Backing Vocals

Guy Pratt Bass Guitar, Vocals
Jon Carin Keyboards, Vocals
Tim Renwick Guitar
Gary Wallis Percussion
Durga McBroom Backing Vocals
Sam Brown Backing Vocals
Vicki Brown Backing Vocals
Clare Torry Backing Vocals (Lead Vocals on The Great Gig In The Sky)

Special Guests
Michael Kamen Keyboards on Comfortably Numb, Run Like Hell
Candy Dulfer Sax on Shine On You Crazy Diamond, Money

The concert, previously unreleased until it appeared on 2019’s “Later Years” box set, is now available as CD or double vinyl set for the first time as a stand-alone album.

Pink Floyd: Live At Knebworth 1990,

Tracklist:

1. Shine On You Crazy Diamond, Parts 1-5
2. The Great Gig In The Sky
3. Wish You Were Here
4. Sorrow
5. Money
6. Comfortably Numb
7. Run Like Hell

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