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Inspired by Roger Waters’ childhood reverie ‘Grantchester Meadows’, Gilmour set to work on his own rose-tinted evocation of his early childhood in Cambridge. The church bells of Evensong ease you into this gentle acoustic evocation of youth spent swimming in the river Cam, laying under blue skies and smelling the sweet scent of newly mown grass from youth’s endless summer.

The song also chronicles, as would many of Gilmour’s future songs, the passage from that idyllic childhood to… read more

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  • Avatar for dannycerqueira
    Sing to me.... sing to me....
  • Avatar for inthesameroom
    So delicate.
  • Avatar for markbjb1972
    Gilmour is an absolute monster, but the whole ensemble is perfect.
  • Avatar for materatzowy
    those bells...
  • Avatar for Graveyard_Poet
    My favorite Floyd song (alongside Richard Wright's "Remember A Day"). This song always reminds me of summer evenings watching the sun set. Gilmour's greatest guitar solo!
  • Avatar for VineNewt
    Fat Old Gilmour
  • Avatar for M3azzaM
    an angel singing.
  • Avatar for Pawa17
    Очень похоже на поздних The Beatles.
  • Avatar for rafael_bh
    So beautiful and pure...
  • Avatar for TheUselessGolem
    Beyond-beautiful song. The tremendous solo at the end definitely deserves mention!

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