Polly Samson is an English novelist, lyricist and journalist. She is married to musician David Gilmour and has written the lyrics to many of Gilmour's works, both as a solo artist and with the group Pink Floyd. She is credited as a co-writer on seven of The Division Bell's 11 tracks and, with the retrospective credit given to Clare Torry for her vocals on "The Great Gig in the Sky". She is one of only two female co-writers of any Pink Floyd songs. She also wrote lyrics for Gilmour's 2006 album, On an Island and made a guest appearance on piano and vocals.
She contributed lyrics to "Louder than Words", the only track on Pink Floyd's 2014 release, The Endless River, to contain any sung lyrics. Samson has also contributed lyrics to half of the tracks on Gilmour's latest album, Rattle That Lock (2015), which were inspired by Paradise Lost, an epic poem by John Milton. This Photo of them both on the Greek Island of Hydra was produced to coincide with the launch of new book by Polly Samson Theatre For Dreamers.The Theatre for Dreamers events feature readings, film and live music, including a new song "Yes, I Have Ghosts" written by David Gilmour and Polly Samson. I do not sell reprints, only genuine hand signed items. Please check my other listings for more great autographs etc! If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact me. The item "David Gilmour Pink Floyd Polly Samson Hand Signed Mounted Display Division Bell" is in sale since Monday, May 18, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectables\Autographs\Certified Original Autographs\Music". The seller is "sw_443" and is located in Liverpool.
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