Pink Floyd and Duran Duran

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Duran Duran tribute

I’ve just finished a three-day weekend playing the music of three of my bass guitar heroes: Roger Waters, Guy Pratt and John Taylor - and three very different playing styles and techniques.

Friday saw us premiere the new 2022 set list for The Wall of Floyd at The Colton Club in Dartford, a two-hour show which included Echoes (split into two parts) and Pigs so a lot of concentration needed to play through these massive tracks.

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Pink Floyd tribute

The set list:

  • Time / Breathe reprise
  • Take it Back
  • Coming Back To Life
  • Echoes Part 1
  • Burning Bridges
  • Stay
  • Echoes Part 2
  • Pigs
  • Nobody Home
  • Young Lust
  • Another Brick In The Wall
  • Shine On You Crazy Diamond
  • Welcome to The Machine
  • Have A Cigar
  • Wish You Were Here
  • The Great Gig In The Sky
  • Money
  • Us And Them
  • Brain Damage / Eclipse
  • Comfortably Numb
  • Run Like Hell

It was then over to Guernsey to catch up with tribute band DURAN for a couple of two-hour shows, culminating in a performance from the balcony at Cobo Bay Hotel to 3,000 people overlooking the beach. An awesome, energy-sapping gig but so much fun. The difference in energy levels between Pink Floyd and Duran Duran are massive but both so equal in enjoyment to play.

The set list:

  • Planet Earth
  • Hungry Like The Wolf
  • Is There Something I Should Know?
  • New Moon On Monday
  • Friends Like Mine
  • Come Undone
  • Notorious
  • Pressure Off
  • Hold Back The Rain
  • Ordinary World
  • White Lines
  • Union Of The Snake
  • Reach Up For The Sunrise
  • Last Chance On The Stairway
  • New Region
  • The Reflex
  • Make Me Smile
  • Save a Prayer
  • The Wild Boys / Relax
  • Careless Memories
  • Girls on Film
  • Rio