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David Gilmour returns to Pompeii after 45 years: Setlist + Video

on July 07, 2016, 5:53pm

45 years ago, Pink Floyd set up a stage inside the ancient Roman amphitheatre of Pompeii, Italy and performed songs from their 1971 album Meddle. No one was in attendance for the concert, but director Adrian Maben’s footage was heavily featured in the band’s legendary concert film Live in Pompeii.

On Thursday night, David Gilmour returned to Pompeii for a long overdue follow-up concert, and this time thousands of fans were in attendance. They were treated to an impressive set that included a rare performance of The Dark Side of the Moon cut “The Great Gig in the Sky” as well as “One of These Days”, which was performed by Pink Floyd during their first go-around in Pompeii.

Check out the career-spanning setlist along with photos and video of the concert below. Gilmour, who was named an honorary citizen of Pompeii in anticipation of his visit, returns to the amphitheatre on Friday night for a second concert.

Setlist:

Set 1:
5 A.M.
Rattle That Lock
Faces of Stone
What Do You Want From Me (Pink Floyd song)
The Blue
The Great Gig in the Sky (Pink Floyd song)
A Boat Lies Waiting
Wish You Were Here (Pink Floyd song)
Money (Pink Floyd song)
In Any Tongue
High Hopes (Pink Floyd song)

Set 2:
One of These Days (Pink Floyd song)
Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Parts I-V) (Pink Floyd song)
Fat Old Sun (Pink Floyd song)
Coming Back to Life (Pink Floyd song)
On an Island
The Girl in the Yellow Dress
Today
Sorrow (Pink Floyd song)
Run Like Hell (Pink Floyd song)

Encore:
Time (Pink Floyd song)
Breathe (Reprise) (Pink Floyd song)
Comfortably Numb (Pink Floyd song)

David Gilmour 2015-2016 Tour Dates:
07/07 – Pompeii, IT @ Pompeii Amphitheatre
07/08 – Pompeii, IT @ Pompeii Amphitheatre
07/10 – Verona, IT @ Arena Di Verona
07/11 – Verona, IT @ Arena Di Verona
07/14 – Stuttgart, DE @ Schlossplatz
07/16 – Paris, FR @ Chateau De Chantilly
07/18 – Wiesbaden, DE @ Bowling Green
07/20 – Nimes, FR @ Arenes De Nimes
07/21 – Nimes, FR @ Arenes De Nimes
07/23 – Besancon, FR @ Saline Royale D’Arc Et-Senans
07/27 – Tienen, BE @ Grote Markt
07/28 – Tienen, BE @ Grote Markt
09/25 – London, UK @ Royal Albert Hall
09/28 – London, UK @ Royal Albert Hall
09/29 – London, UK @ Royal Albert Hall
09/30 – London, UK @ Royal Albert Hall

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