ROCKinsights Members

Noteworthy Now

Pink Floyd
fans can thank David Gilmour for preventing a foray into rap by the band.  Producer Bob Ezrin, who was at the helm when Momentary Lapse of Reason was being recorded,  suffered one of his own when he tried to sell the band on including rap elements in the album. Ezrin admits it, saying, "I became fascinated with rap - I'm an early adopter. ...I brought some to David Gilmour, going, 'Boy, I think this stuff with a rock beat would be awesome.'"  The guitarist's reaction to hearing it put a swift end to the topic.  The producer says Gilmour replied 'Oh my God, that would be terrible!'