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"Faces of Stone"
Single by David Gilmour
from the album Rattle That Lock
Released6 November 2015
GenreProgressive rock
Length5:32 (album version)
3:53 (radio version)
Songwriter(s)David Gilmour
David Gilmour singles chronology
"Faces of Stone"
"In Any Tongue"

"Faces of Stone" is a single by English rock musician and former Pink Floyd member David Gilmour, and the third track on his fourth solo studio album, Rattle That Lock. It was released as a single on 6 November 2015,[1] with the album being released on 18 September 2015 by Columbia Records. The song lyrics and music were composed by Gilmour.

Music video


On 27 October 2015, a music video was released through Gilmour's official YouTube channel.[2] It was directed by Aubrey Powell of Hipgnosis, combines footage of Gilmour filmed at his Medina studio with archive footage from the 1944 silent experimental short At Land featuring surrealist filmmaker Maya Deren.





  • Andy Jackson – engineering, mixing, choir registration
  • Damon Iddins – technical assistance, choir registration
  • Mike Boddy – additional sound engineering at Gallery Studios
    • Andres Mesa – technical assistance
  • Geoff Foster – engineering orchestral parts
    • Laurence Anslow, John Prestage – technical assistance
  • James Guthriemastering


  1. ^ "David Gilmour – Faces of Stone (Radio Date: 06-11-2015)". earone. 6 November 2015. Archived from the original on 15 July 2019. Retrieved 15 July 2019.
  2. ^ Blistein, Jon (28 October 2015). "David Gilmour Mulls Life, Death in Somber 'Faces of Stone' Video". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on 15 July 2019. Retrieved 15 July 2019.
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