DAMIAN DARLINGTON EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW


BRIT FLOYD MUSICAL DIRECTOR

DAMIAN DARLINGTON

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

Brit Floyd is arguably the best Pink Floyd tribute band touring anywhere in the World. Since their first gig in 2011 they have performed to over half a million Floyd fans around the globe. Their current tour, P-U-L-S-E 2013 is a spectacular light and sound experience and comes to the UK in October and November. It features note-for-note renditions of all five album sides from The Dark Side of the Moon, Wish you were here, The Wall, The Division Bell and Animals.

I recently caught up with Brit Floyd's musical director and guitarist Damian Darlington for a chat about the forthcoming tour. Playing the back catalogue of one of the most megalithic bands in rock history is no mean feat, but Brit Floyd have risen to the challenge time and time again. Having toured extensively with the Australian Pink Floyd, Damian has 20 years experience of putting on a live Pink Floyd show. As well as being the musical director for the band he also works closely with the visual team to bring the breathtaking live show to life.

Damian says the current show “is the opportunity for people to see a collection of Pink Floyd's work that they never would have seen Pink Floyd themselves do all in one go. Covering such a variety of the Pink Floyd catalogue all in two and a half hours is a unique experience. You never would have seen the original band do all these songs in one concert”. Which for a fan of Floyd is reason enough to see this new show!

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