At the Royal Albert Hall...
Daniel Melia

11:17 30th May 2006

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David Bowie made a surprise appearance in London last night taking to the stage during David Gilmour’s sold out show at the Royal Albert Hall.

Bowie, who earlier this said he was taking the whole of 2006 off, made the impromptu appearance to perform the tracks ‘Arnold Layne’ and 'Comfortably Numb’ alongside Gilmour and his band.

He wasn’t the only legend to take the stage though as the gig saw cameo’s from Graham Nash and David Crosby on several tracks including their own ‘Find The Cost Of Freedom’.

Gilmour plays two more sold out shows at the Royal Albert Hall tonight and tomorrow.

The full set list for the show was:

Breathe/Time/Breathe (Reprise)
On An Island (with Crosby and Nash)
The Blue (with Crosby and Nash)
Red Sky At Night
This Heaven
Then I Close My Eyes (with Robert Wyatt on cornet)
Take A Breath
A Pocketful Of Stones
Where We Start
Shine On You Crazy Diamond (with Crosby and Nash)
Wot's... Uh The Deal
Wearing The Inside Out
Coming Back To Life
High Hopes
Wish You Were Here
Find The Cost Of Freedom (with Crosby and Nash)
Arnold Layne (with David Bowie)
Comfortably Numb (with David Bowie)

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