FEAT. ANDRIY KHLYVNYUK OF BOOMBOX
The single, which was initially
released digitally in April in support of the people of Ukraine and was
#1 in 29 countries, will be available on 7” and CD single. Both formats will also feature a newly reworked version of ‘A Great Day For Freedom’ from the band’s 1994 album, The Division Bell. The
track sees David Gilmour and Nick Mason joined by long time Pink Floyd
bass player Guy Pratt, with Nitin Sawhney on keyboards and a lead vocal
by Andriy Khlyvnyuk of Ukrainian band Boombox. It also has vocal
harmonies by Romany and David Gilmour
Proceeds for the physical releases and the ongoing digital proceeds will go to Ukraine humanitarian relief.
For this limited edition release,
David Gilmour revisited The Division Bell track ‘A Great Day For
Freedom’. He has reworked the song using the original tapes which, as
well as David, feature Nick Mason on drums and Richard Wright on
keyboards, along with backing vocals from Sam Brown, Claudia Fontaine and Durga McBroom.