Hove’s David Gilmour removes Pink Floyd music from digital platforms in Russia Brighton News

DAVID Gilmour has pulled all of his solo music from digital music platforms in Russia following his invasion of Ukraine.

The rockstar, 76, also announced that works by Pink Floyd, from 1987, will also be removed.

In a statement, the Pink Floyd guitarist said: “To stand with the world in our strong condemnation of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the works of Pink Floyd, from 1987 onwards, and all solo recordings by David Gilmour are being removed from all digital music providers in Russia and Belarus starting today.

David, who lives in King’s Esplanade, Hove, also added a Ukrainian flag to his profile picture on Instagram and Twitter.

Former Brighton resident Nick Cave has announced he has to cancel his gigs with his band The Bad Seeds, which were due to take place in Moscow and Kyiv this summer.

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A post on the band’s social media accounts said the concerts had been canceled “in light of current events”.

He said: “Our thoughts and love go out to the brave people of Ukraine, their heroic leader and all who suffer from this senseless war.

“Ukraine, we stand with you, and with all those in Russia who oppose this brutal act, and we pray that this madness will end soon.”

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This notice was published: 2022-03-11 19:31:12

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