Metallic Spheres, a 2010 collaborative album by Pink Floyd‘s David Gilmour and the British ambient techno act The Orb, is getting a fresh look.
The album has been “reimagined” and remixed, and will be released on September 29 as Metallic Spheres In Colour. The new version has been overseen by The Orb founder Alex Paterson and Youth, who produced the original album.
In a statement, Youth says,
Metallic Spheres In Colour: Movement 1,” is now available. It comes with a trippy animated video created by Kavi Karnapuradas, who is both a graphic designer and a Hare Krishna monk.
The original album came from a musical project Gilmour was involved in that was designed to raise money to support the case of Gary McKinnon, a British hacker who was facing extradition to the U.S. The proceeds from Metallic Spheres, the album that grew out of that project, were donated to that effort; the extradition was later overturned and McKinnon escaped prosecution in the U.K.
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