Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour Proves He Can Sing And Play Blues: Watch His ‘Diamond Ring’ Cover

Guitarist and co-lead vocalist of the legendary rock band Pink Floyd, David Gilmour shared that he shared a video in which he was performing one of his favorite songs as part of the Von Trapped Family live stream series.

As you may remember, Gilmour’s latest live album ‘Live at Pompei’ was released on September 29, 2017, and also it became a documentary movie that consisted of two performances at the Amphitheatre of Pompeii. The movie was shown at selected cinemas, for one night only. Both album and film became very popular and successful.

On July 3, 2020 Gilmour released ‘Yes, I Have Ghosts’ featuring his daughter Romany Gilmour’s back-vocal which was his first single since 2015. Later, he appeared on Von Trapped Family live stream series with his family and covered his different favorite songs such as Leonard Cohen’s ‘Thanks for the Dance,’ ‘Bird on the Wire’ and Erik Darling’s ‘Diamond Ring.’

Recently, Gilmour announced that he shared a short part of his ‘Diamond Ring’ cover which he performed during Von Trapped Family live stream on his Twitter account. Gilmour recalled that he learned to play the song when he was 16 years old and he stated that the fans can watch the whole song from his Youtube channel.

Here’s what wrote:

“Shall I sing a folky blues song about a robbery?

The latest Von Trapped Family performance to be uploaded to David’s YouTube is his version of Diamond Ring, originally by Erik Darling, which David learnt to play when he was 16. Watch the full video at https://youtu.be/fdck90-PYTg.”

You can check out the tweet below.

You can watch the video below.