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Another new song from Gilmour, Waters guitarist Chester Kamen Print E-mail
Written by Matt   
Wednesday, 03 March 2021

We recently told you about some more new music from respected guitarist Chester Kamen - for those of you who have been enjoying these songs (and there have been quite a number of you giving us positive feedback on these) some good news as the next song is now available. Amongst many other artists, Chester has toured with Roger Waters, joining his band in 2002 and playing on subsequent tours, and with David Gilmour on his 2016 Rattle That Lock tour. He first played with David back in 1985 during the Live Aid show - David and Chester were both part of Bryan Ferry's band for that show (as was Jon Carin).

Chester has, like many musicians, kept himself busy whilst lockdowns and restrictions due to Covid-19 have called a halt to many things - in particular, live performance. In October, he shared his recently finished new piece of music called Take This, that runs for over 23 minutes. Chester told us that Take This is the first side of an album he is currently working on - following, or inspired by, the old Floyd blueprint of one long piece and several songs on the flip side. Since then we've seen the first few songs on the second side of the album: Brand New Day, Swimming, and I'd Love To Turn You.

Chester is now inviting you to join him in Lover's Lane... via the latest track on the album which he has uploaded to YouTube. Chester told us that "Lover's Lane was written by myself and drummer Chuck Sabo. It is a bit of a waltz for a change (6/8) and is possibly inspired by the Peter Green era Fleetwood Mac, which, as a boy, I was very into." Chester adds that the video "has a little Floyd moment that I couldn't resist". See if you can spot it!

We'll update you as he progresses with the rest of the album, as we know from feedback we've had that a good number of you are enjoying the songs revealed so far!

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