We’ve received many questions with regards to David playing the saxophone on his new album and perhaps also on tour, so here’s a picture of him recording his part on ‘Red Sky At Night’.
There was a tremendous response to your hearing of Richard Wright’s involvement in ‘On An Island’, and the recent photograph of David with his Floyd bandmate. Thanks for that.
We will soon be revealing those musicians who will form David’s band, so stay tuned for news on whether or not Richard will also be going on tour.
Until then, it’s been a while since we had some fanciful silliness, so how about throwing in some good songs featuring some good sax-playing that you would like to hear David trying out (in a dream, obviously, not on the forthcoming tour).
Perhaps the most famous sax riff of all-time is Gerry Rafferty’s epic ‘Baker Street’. Of course, that was played by Raf Ravenscroft, who toured with David the last time he did a solo tour, in 1984.
Then again, Dick Parry has for so long done an excellent job as saxophonist both with Pink Floyd and David’s most recent solo concerts, so who’s to say that David’s old Cambridge friend won’t be touring?
Anyway, let us know what you think of David branching out and playing the saxophone (as well as many other instruments on the new album – have you seen what he’s playing in total?), the great sax riffs that could be added to the never-ending list of fantasy cover versions that you have already suggested, and who could play sax if David requires a saxophonist on tour.
That is, if David isn’t going to assume saxophone duties himself, of course.
And if anyone else is thinking of Homer Simpson bellowing "Saxomophone!" repeatedly, then now’s the time to confess.