On September 7, 1987.


On September 7, 1987, “EMI” label released ”A Momentary Lapse of  Reason”, the thirteenth Pink Floyd studio album.  It was recorded October 1986 – May 1987, and was produce by Bob Ezrin and David Gilmour. The album features David Gilmour’s material recorded for his third solo album and is recorded together with two Pink Floyd original members, drummer Nick Mason and keyboardist Richard Wright. “Momentary lapse of reason” is the first Pink Floyd album since the departure of bass guitarist, singer, and songwriter Roger Waters in December 1985.


  • David Gilmour– vocals, guitars, keyboards, sequencers
  • Richard Wright– vocals, piano, Kurzweil, Hammond organ
  • Nick Mason– drums, sound effects
  • Michael Landau– guitar
  • Bob Ezrin– keyboards, percussion, sequencers
  • Jon Carin– keyboards
  • Bill Payne– Hammond organ
  • Patrick Leonard– synthesizers
  • Tony Levin– bass guitar, Chapman Stick
  • Carmine Appice– drums
  • Jim Keltner– drums
  • Steve Forman – percussion
  • Tom Scott– alto saxophone, soprano saxophone
  • Scott Page– tenor saxophone
  • John Helliwell– saxophone
  • Darlene Koldenhoven– backing vocals
  • Carmen Twillie – backing vocals
  • Phyllis St. James – backing vocals
  • Donnie Gerrard – backing vocals

Track listing:

  1. Signs of Life – David Gilmour, Bob Ezrin
  2. Learning to Fly – David Gilmour, Moore, Bob Ezrin, Jon Carin
  3. The Dogs of War – David Gilmour, Moore
  4. One Slip – David Gilmour, Phil Manzanera
  5. On the Tuning Away – David Gilmour and Moore
  6. Yet Another Movie / Round and Around – David Gilmour,  Patrick Leonard
  7. A New Machine Part 1 – David Gilmour
  8. Terminal Frost – David Gilmour
  9. A New Machine Part 2 – David Gilmour
  10. Sorrow – David Gilmour

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