.

David Gilmour Ordered to Remove Beach Hut

Guitarist's storage unit declared an eyesore

September 19, 2011 9:00 AM ET
david gilmour sussex beach shack london
David Gilmour and Polly Sampson in London.
Dave M. Benett/Getty Images

Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour has been ordered to remove a beach hut from his seafront mansion in East Sussex, England or face prosecution. According to the Brighton and Hove City Council, Gilmour's yellow bicycle storage hut is an eyesore and out of place in the conservation area.

Photos: The Dark Side of Pink Floyd
Gilmour's wife, Polly Samson, has appealed unsuccessfully against the board's decision. The council has since made it clear that if the hut is not removed by the end of this month, they will enforce the ruling by having the structure taken down at Gilmour's expense.

To read the new issue of Rolling Stone online, plus the entire RS archive: Click Here

prev
Music Main Next

blog comments powered by Disqus
Around the Web
Powered By ZergNet
Daily Newsletter

Get the latest RS news in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the Rolling Stone newsletter and special offers from RS and its
marketing partners.

X

We may use your e-mail address to send you the newsletter and offers that may interest you, on behalf of Rolling Stone and its partners. For more information please read our Privacy Policy.

Song Stories

“You Oughta Know”

Alanis Morissette | 1995

This blunt, bitter breakup song -- famous for its line "Would she go down on you in a theater?" -- was long rumored to be about Alanis Morissette getting dumped by Full House actor Dave Coulier. But while she never confirmed it was about him (Coulier himself says it is, however), she insisted the song wasn't all about scorn. "By no means is this record just a sexual, angry record," she told Rolling Stone. "The song wasn't written for the sake of revenge. It was written for the sake of release. I'm actually a pretty rational, calm person."

More Song Stories entries »
 
www.expandtheroom.com