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Comfortably Numb September 7, 2006

Posted by sk in Blogroll, Miscellaneous, Music, Uncategorized.

In a previous post, I listed my favorite songs. This is one of them. The song was performed by David Gilmour and Roger Waters at the Live 8 concert. The first time they were together on the stage in over 20 years

From Wikipedia:

“The lyrics refer to The Wall‘s protagonist Pink, finally burned out and passed out in his hotel room, being drugged to enable him to perform. The verses, sung by Waters, are the words of the doctor treating Pink, while the chorus, sung by Gilmour, is Pink’s hazy vision and thoughts.”

“This song features two guitar solos by David Gilmour, and is a particular favourite with Pink Floyd fans. The final solo (outro, coda, or fade out), is widely revered by fans and air-guitarists worldwide as one of Gilmour’s best, and is an archetypal rock guitar solo.

David Gilmour’s solo was rated the 4th best guitar solo of all-time[1], by Guitar World magazine, in a reader poll. It was named the Greatest Guitar Solo of All Time by DigitalDreamDoor, just ahead of ‘Stairway to Heaven‘.”


1. ruhi - September 25, 2006

naaaaahh!! Coming back to Life is still my favorite…The guitaring in that song is just too awesome šŸ™‚

2. shravan - September 25, 2006

WHY, YOU!!!!!!!!!! This is supposed to be one of the best guitar solos.

3. ruhi - September 25, 2006

I think one takes time to like their songs..I guess I’ll have to listen to this number a couple of times before I start liking it..lol..

4. shravan - September 25, 2006

Listen to the lead in comfortably numb. David Gilmour rocks!! šŸ™‚

BTW, the lead in Stairway to Heaven is amazing too.

5. ruhi - September 25, 2006

Stairway to Heaven is incomparable šŸ™‚ It’s simply brilliant …”She’s buying a stairway to Heaven”…hahaa..astounding number..actually this is my close second..hahaaa.

6. MADCAP - September 25, 2006

Nah, I would’ve to say one of the best Gilmour solos is on Careful with that Axe, Eugene! and Dogs.

7. shravan - September 25, 2006

I’ll listen to those songs and let you know. šŸ™‚

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