Nothing can hide for long, We are the morning song...
As I mentioned on the MBs yesterday, David Bowie's rendition of Pink Floyd's Arnold Layne that he performed with
The song has already made it to the B LIST on the
Don't worry if you miss all of the live plays, you'll still be able to use the listen again feature on Ken's home page by clicking on the closest thing Radio 2 has to a Mike Garson look-alike, above.
Even more exciting than this radio news is the fact that you'll be able to watch the video on David Gilmour's site from Monday (December 4th), so be sure to log on and check it out. (Radio 2 has now scooped this exclusive, see update below.)
Continue reading for some updates regarding the release later this month of the Arnold Layne EP...
As we reported last month, (11.13.2006 NEWS: DB'S ARNOLD LAYNE ISSUED ON EP IN MEMORY OF SYD) the upcoming 3-track EP (above) will be available to download from iTunes, and other digital media, from Christmas Day onwards.
The very next day, there will be a limited 7" pressing in Europe and a 10" version in North America, both expected to be restricted to approximately 5,000 copies based on the initial orders.
So be sure to pre-order a copy at your local record emporium to avoid disappointment, as there will most likely be just as many interested Gilmour fans as there will be Bowie fans...not to mention Richard Wright and Syd Barrett fans!
There will also be a CD single available in Europe only. You will be able to hear David Gilmour introducing DB on-stage on the vinyl versions, but not on the CD. These will all be available from Tuesday 26th December.
Here's the tracklisting again:
The David Gilmour Syd Barrett EP
01 Arnold Layne ~ David Gilmour featuring David Bowie
02 Arnold Layne ~ David Gilmour featuring Richard Wright
03 Dark Globe ~ David Gilmour
Stay tuned for more info nearer the time, and release details of the forthcoming David Gilmour Live at The Royal Albert Hall DVD.
IMPORTANT UPDATE: After he played the track, Ken Bruce announced that the video for Arnold Layne will be exclusively revealed on the