Terminal Frost

Album: A Momentary Lapse of Reason (1987)
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  • One of three instrumentals on A Momentary Lapse of Reason, this is the last one and also the longest. The rhythm tracks were laid down using a drum machine, as Nick Mason did not feel very confident in his drumming at the time. The saxophone parts were performed by Tom Scott and John Helliwell of Supertramp. >>
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    Robert - Houston, TX

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  • Fozzie From L.a. from L.a.I am pretty sure the solo was played by Michael Landau. I used to work with him in the studio and the first time I heard this I knew it was his playing. I looked at the credits and there is his name. He was one of the most in demand session guitarists in L.A. at the time and invented this tone along with Dann Huff.
  • Fulvio from Naples, ItalyThe saxophone played by Tom Scott in Terminal Frost also remember me some atmosphere from Joni Mitchel 80's album. One question: what kind of guitar played David Gilmour in Terminal Frost ? Someone recognizes it? Does not seems his usual instrument ... Thx!
  • Mike from Matawan, NjOne of the only decent things by PF post Roger Waters...and the only reason for that is that it sounds like a combination of 'Great Gig in the Sky' and parts of 'Us and Them'.

    Just about everything that Gilmore attempted with PF sounds so....sanitized. Musically and technically competent but with absolutely no soul.
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