David Gilmour/About Face

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All Music Guide - Thom Jurek
This is a simple repackage of Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour's first two solo albums in a cardboard sleeve. The X2 series does feature the remastered versions, but there is no substantial discount for purchasing them this way. Musically, these records range all over the place. The first of them, the self-titled one, is easily the better of the two because it provides a logical extension of the work Gilmour was doing with Floyd at the time. About Face is a much more polished affair and is inconsistent in terms of songwriting and structure. It does contain the beautiful "Love on the Air," which was featured as a single from the date.
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All Music Guide - Thom Jurek
This is a simple repackage of Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour's first two solo albums in a cardboard sleeve. The X2 series does feature the remastered versions, but there is no substantial discount for purchasing them this way. Musically, these records range all over the place. The first of them, the self-titled one, is easily the better of the two because it provides a logical extension of the work Gilmour was doing with Floyd at the time. About Face is a much more polished affair and is inconsistent in terms of songwriting and structure. It does contain the beautiful "Love on the Air," which was featured as a single from the date.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/7/2008
  • Label: Sony Legacy
  • UPC: 886973769027
  • Catalog Number: 737690

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Mihalis (6:00)
  2. 2 There's No Way out of Here (5:23)
  3. 3 Cry from the Street (5:19)
  4. 4 So Far Away (6:10)
  5. 5 Short and Sweet (5:34)
  6. 6 Raise My Rent (5:52)
  7. 7 No Way (6:14)
  8. 8 It's Deafinitely (4:28)
  9. 9 I Can't Breathe Anymore (3:40)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Until We Sleep (5:19)
  2. 2 Murder (4:59)
  3. 3 Love on the Air (4:20)
  4. 4 Blue Light (4:35)
  5. 5 Out of the Blue (3:37)
  6. 6 All Lovers Are Deranged (3:15)
  7. 7 You Know I'm Right (5:05)
  8. 8 Cruise (4:39)
  9. 9 Let's Get Metaphysical (4:09)
  10. 10 Near the End (5:50)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
David Gilmour Primary Artist, Guitar, Piano, Keyboards, Vocals
Roy Harper Vocals
Steve Winwood Organ, Piano
Jon Lord Synthesizer
Anne Dudley Synthesizer
Vicki Brown Vocals
Ray Cooper Percussion
Debbie Doss Background Vocals
Bob Ezrin Keyboards
Mickey Feat Vocals
The Kick Horns Track Performer
Ian Kewley Piano, Hammond Organ
Roddy Lorimer Track Performer
Pino Palladino Bass Guitar
Jeff Porcaro Percussion, Drums
Shirley Roden Background Vocals
Tim Sanders Track Performer
Barbara Snow Track Performer
Mick Weaver Piano
Carlena Williams Background Vocals
Rick Wills Bass, Vocals
Louis Jardine Percussion
Willie Wilson & The Tunemasters Percussion, Drums
Technical Credits
Pete Townshend Composer
Michael Kamen Orchestral Arrangements
John Etchells Engineer
Bob Ezrin Producer, Orchestral Arrangements
David Gilmour Composer, Producer, Cover Design
Nick Griffiths Engineer
James Guthrie Mastering
Steve Rance Programming
Doug Sax Mastering
Kit Woolven Engineer
Andrew Jackson & The Cyc Choir Engineer
Rob Carter Reissue Design
Phil Taylor Equipment Technician
Joel Plante Mastering
Steve O'Rourke Management
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