Joined: April 2001
||Posted: May 26 2020, 07:08
I have just read an interview from around the Man on the Rocks time, when talking about the Heaven's Open album, Mike states this:
The title track is pretty good, but we were running into trouble with it while making it. Tom Newman, who produced it, was quite friendly with David Gilmour. There was this little pub in West London where people would just turn up and jam. I went there and just jammed a few times. Once, David was there and he very kindly offered to come out and listen to the track and help us out a bit. He made some subtle suggestions and I think he got co-producer credit on that track. I’ve remixed all of Five Miles Out and Crises, but when it’s time to revisit Heaven’s Open, I think I’ll only remix a couple of things. There’s no contractual obligation for me to remix everything, so I’ve been picking and choosing.
I have always know about this rumor of Mike and David jamming in a pub, but this is the first time I have heard Mike mention it, and then saying David went to the studio with Mike to listen to the track!! He also mentions David helping out with the track and getting a co-producing credit!! This is all news to me, what did David do? I don't think he got a producing credit either, so what's going on?
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