David Gilmour
United States
Solo LP Discography

by Vernon Fitch

with contributions from Tor Martin Kristiansen

© copyright Vernon Fitch / The Pink Floyd Archives


This is a discography of record albums (LPs) that have been released in the United States by David Gilmour.

Any comments, corrections or additions to this discography are appreciated.


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David Gilmour

  1. David Gilmour
    1. Columbia Records promo
    2. Columbia Records 1st issue
    3. Columbia Records 2nd issue
    4. Columbia Records 3rd issue
    5. Columbia Records 4th issue

  2. About Face
    1. Columbia Records 1st issue
    2. Columbia Records 2nd issue

  3. David Gilmour - Live in Gdansk

  4. Rattle That Lock


David Gilmour


David Gilmour
David Gilmour promo LP
(pictured with timing strip sticker on the cover)

Title: David Gilmour
Record Company: Columbia Records
Catalog Number: JC 35388
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2)
1) AL-35388-1C A1 TI / BL 35388-1C TI (both written) [STERLING / STERLING]
Release Date: June 17, 1978
Release Information: Promotional copy with a white "Demonstration Not for Sale" timing strip across the bottom of the front cover, and a gold "For Promotion Only" stamp in the upper left corner of the back cover.
Description: Gatefold cover.
Cover: Picture of David Gilmour.
Insert: A single, one-sided sheet promo about the history of David Gilmour. Catalog number is at the bottom.
Labels: White Columbia "Demonstration Not for Sale" labels.



David Gilmour
David Gilmour LP
Columbia Records 1st issue

Title: David Gilmour (Columbia Records 1st issue)
Record Company: Columbia Records
Catalog Number: JC 35388
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2)
1) AL 35388-1B / BL 35388-1D (both written)
2) AL-35388-1C / BL 35388-1C (both written)
3) AL-35388-1C / BL 35388-1E (both written) (outside cover has a green tint)
4) AL-35388-1D B2/ BL 35388-1D B11 (both written) [STERLING S1]
5) AL-35388-1F / BL 35388-1F (both written) [STERLING PG]
6) AL-35388-1F / BL 35388-1G (both written) [STERLING] (promo stamp on cover)
7) AL-35388-1G / BL 35388-1G (both written)
Release Date: June 17, 1978
Release Information: Original issue.
Description: Gatefold cover.
Cover: Picture of David Gilmour.
Cover Sticker: Originally issued with a purple sticker on the shrink wrap that says "A Solo Album From The Singer / Guitarist Of PINK FLOYD 35388."
Labels: Red Columbia labels.



David Gilmour
David Gilmour LP
Columbia Records 2nd issue

Title: David Gilmour (Columbia Records 2nd issue)
Record Company: Columbia Records
Catalog Number: JC 35388
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2)
1) AL 35388-1E 1A STERLING 0 T1 / BL 35388-1E STERLING D 0 T1 (both written, except 1A STERLING 0 / STERLING D 0 stamped)
Release Date: June 17, 1978
Release Information: Second issue.
Description: Gatefold cover.
Cover: Picture of David Gilmour.
Labels: Red Columbia labels. The song titles "Mihalis" on side 1, and "Short and Sweet" and "Raise My Rent" on side 2 are above the spindle hole.



David Gilmour
David Gilmour LP
Columbia Records 3rd issue

Title: David Gilmour (Columbia Records 3rd issue)
Record Company: Columbia Records
Catalog Number: JC 35388
Bar Code: 0 7464-35388-1
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2)
1) P AL 35388-1H D 1 / BL-35388-1L AP 0 Columbia NY (both stamped)
Release Information: third issue with bar code on back cover.
Description: Gatefold cover.
Cover: Picture of David Gilmour.
Labels: Red Columbia labels.



David Gilmour
David Gilmour LP
Columbia Records 4th issue

Title: David Gilmour (Columbia Records 4th issue)
Record Company: Columbia Records
Catalog Number: PC 35388
Bar Code: 0 7464-35388-1
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2)
1) P.AP AL-35388-G/Q G1 / P.AP BL-35388 GIK G1 (both written)
2) P PAL 35388 G1H Aura A (written) / BL-35388-1L Columbia NY 0 (stamped)
Release Date: Apx. 1980 / 1981
Release Information: Fourth issue with "PC" catalog number prefix. White bar code on back cover.
Description: Gatefold cover.
Cover: Picture of David Gilmour.
Labels: Red Columbia labels.



David Gilmour
About Face LP
Columbia Records 1st issue

Title: About Face (Columbia Records 1st issue)
Record Company: Columbia Records
Catalog Number: FC 39296
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2)
1) P PAL 39296 2B / P PBL 39296-2B (both written) (promo stamp on cover)
2) P PAL 39296 2B / P PBL 39296 2C (both written) (found with and without a promo stamp on cover)
3) P PAL 39296 2C / P PBL 39296 2D (both written)
4) P PAL 39296 2D / P PBL 39296-2B (both written)
5) P PAL 39296 2D / P PBL 39296-2BA (both written)
6) P PAL 39296 2D TML-X / P PBL 39296 2D TML-M (both written) (promo stamp on cover)
7) PAL 39296 2D / PBL 39296 2D (both written)
8) PAL 39296 2E / PBL 39296 2E (both written)
9) PAL 39296 2G B5 G1 TML-S / PBL 39296 2E C2 G1 TML-X (both written, except TML-S / TML-X stamped)
Release Date: March 5, 1984
Release Information: Pictures and lyrics on inner sleeve. Bar code on back cover.
Promotional Information: Promo copies have a gold promo stamp on the back cover that says:

4031
FOR PROMOTION ONLY
Ownership Reserved By CBS
Sale is Unlawful
Description:
Cover: Picture of David Gilmour and his hand.
Cover Sticker: Some copies had a white sticker on the shrink wrap that says: THE NEW SOLO ALBUM FROM PINK FLOYD GUITARIST DAVID GILMOUR FEATURING "BLUE LIGHT" "ALL LOVERS ARE DERANGED" "YOU KNOW I'M RIGHT" ALSO ON CASSETTE 39296-S1.
Inner Sleeve: Pictures of David Gilmour plus lyrics.
Labels: Red Columbia labels.



David Gilmour
About Face LP
Columbia Records 2nd issue

Title: About Face (Columbia Records 2nd issue)
Record Company: Columbia Records
Catalog Number: PC 39296
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2)
1) PAL 39296 2E B15 G1 / PBL 39296 2G B19 G1 (both written) [TML-X / TML-S]
2) PAL 39296 2G C13 G1 / PBL 39296 2E D7 G1 (both written) [TML-S / TML-X]
3) PAL 39296 2G C15 0 G1 / PBL 39296 2E D8 0 G1 (both written) [TML-S / TML-X] (PC on spine of cover but on the labels it only has C 39296)
Release Information: Second issue with different catalog number.
Description:
Cover: Picture of David Gilmour and his hand.
Labels: Red Columbia labels.



David Gilmour-Live in Gdansk 5-LP box set
Columbia Records

Title: David Gilmour-Live in Gdansk
Record Company: Columbia Records
Catalog Number: 88697344701 DC1
Release Information: A limited edition five LP set. David Gilmour Band with the Baltic Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra recorded live at the Gdansk Shipyard, Poland on August 26, 2006. Issued in a box with a poster and 20-page booklet.
Disc 1: Speak to Me, Breathe (in the air), Time, Breathe (in the air) (reprise), Castellorizon, On an Island, The Blue, Red Sky at Night, This Heaven.
Disc 2: Then I Close My Eyes, Smile, Take a Breath, A Pocketful of Stones, Where We Start.
Disc 3: Shine On You Crazy Diamond, Astronomy Domine, Fat Old Sun, High Hopes.
Disc 4: Echoes, Wish You Were Here, A Great Day for Freedom, Comfortably Numb.
Disc 5: On the Turning Away (Venice, August 12, 2006), The Blue (Abbey Road, London, August 2006), Echoes (Abbey Road, London, August 2006), Barn Jam 166 (U.K., January 2007), and Barn Jam 121 (U.K., January 2007).
Description:
Cover: Title with picture of David Gilmour Band performing live in Gdansk, Poland.
Cover Stickers: Two cover stickers. A square orange sticker that says "Contains: The complete concert in 4 LPs (2 hours and 41 mins). Extra LP with unreleased tracks from the 2006 tour and brand new jams. Webpass to enable digital download of all tracks, one time only. Double-sided poster and 20 page booklet (12" x 12"). Features all songs from the album On An Island, plus High Hopes and A Great Day for Freedom, performed live for the first time with an orchestra. 88697344701-S1." A round black cover sticker that says "88697344701-S2 David Gilmour the Voice & Guitar of Pink Floyd."
Label: Columbia picture labels.



David Gilmour
Rattle That Lock LP

Title: Rattle That Lock
Record Company: Columbia Records
Catalog Number: 88875123291
Bar Code: 8 88751 23291 4
Matrix Information: (side 1 / side 2)
1) AL 8875123291 24463-1(3).. BG / BL 8875123291 24463-2(3).. BG (both written)
Release Date: September 18, 2015
Release Information: U.S. issue.
Description:
Front Cover: Title. Birds escaping from a cage.
Back Cover: A picture of David Gilmour. Song listing. Credits.
Inside Cover: A stormy sky.
Spine: Title. Catalog number.
Cover Stickers: A triangle sticker, and a round info sticker.
Inner Sleeve: [front] [back] Picture of David Gilmour on front. A bird in flight on the back.
Inserts:
1) Booklet: [front] 16 page booklet.
2) Download Card A download card.
Labels: Picture labels.
Text around the top edge of the label starts at 6 o'clock and says:

P 2015 David Gilmour Music Ltd., under exclusive license to Columbia Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment. © 2015 David Gilmour Music Ltd. / "'Columbia" and [logo] Reg. U.S. Pat. & Tm. Off. Marca Registrada / 33 1/3 RPM STEREO / C-129373 / AL88875123291