7 Things You Should Love About Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour

4. DAVID GILMOUR PLAYS THE BLUES

In an interview with Music Radar, Gilmour acknowledge his debt to the blues. This is music to our ears (literally). Even though Gilmour isn’t a blues musician per se, and most wouldn’t consider Pink Floyd a blues rock band, his electric guitar playing is deeply rooted in the blues. In fact, “All of my playing is rooted in the blues” he said. So is rock music in general, and it’s always good to hear rock musicians who are aware of their debt to this very special genre. Maybe someday we’ll get an album of David Gilmour blues covers. A man can dream, anyway…

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