Pink Floyd‘s David Gilmour will release a new song after 5 years since his last album “Rattle That Lock”. The new tune “Yes, I Have Ghosts” was made for his wife’s audiobook called “A Theater For Dreamers”. All the original score of the project was done by Gilmour.
David Gilmour said about his new song “Yes, I Have Ghosts” and the score of the audiobook:
“Polly’s vivid and poetic writing, coupled with her very natural narration voice. Made joining forces to produce the audio version of A Theatre For Dreamers a fantastic and fulfilling experience.”
“The audiobook format has so much untapped potential. And I am surprised more musicians have not creatively collaborated with authors, narrators, and audiobook producers in this way before. The two worlds seem to seamlessly link. And music can really help to bring audiobooks to life in unexpected new ways.
“We were also lucky to have our daughter Romany in lockdown with us to contribute harp. And additional vocals. I am really pleased and proud of how Polly’s words and my music have entwined.”
His wife, Polly Samson, also talked about the project:
“We didn’t set out to work together on the audiobook. But lockdown meant I had to narrate and I’m grateful to David Gilmour for stepping in to the producer’s chair.
“We wanted to explore the creative possibilities of the format and produce something new, refreshing and innovative. Collaborating with David as I have done many times over the last 30 years. Writing songs for both Pink Floyd and his solo albums we were able to bring together the worlds of literature. And music to enhance the listening experience. Also connect with audiences in a way which I don’t think has been done before.
“I hope the audiobook. Which was recorded in our home studio, is received with the same levels of warmth and positivity as the printed version. And that listeners enjoy the fruits of our creative collaboration.”
The audiobook is already available