rocker David Gilmour
is to release a reworking of the group's first ever single Arnold Layne
in memory of former band member Syd Barrett
Barrett, who left the band in March 1968, died in July at the age of 60 from pancreatic cancer.
Gilmour, who joined the psychedelic rockers just before Barrett left, has recorded two versions of Arnold Layne
and Barrett's solo track Dark Globe
, in Barrett's honour.
The versions of Arnold Layne
feature the vocals of David Bowie
and Pink Floyd keyboardist Richard Wright
The song will be available for download from Christmas Day.
Go to Pink Floyd's Starpulse Page
for lots more, including photos, bio, and more!
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