October 16, 1962
Pink Floyd, Blue Pearl
Durga McBroom (born October 16, 1962 in California) is an American singer and actress, she has performed backing vocals for Pink Floyd and was a member of Blue Pearl.
Biography [ edit ]
After working as a club singer in the United States, she and her sister
Lorelei McBroom worked with Pink Floyd as background vocalists. She had a long stint with them, being the only backing vocalist to appear consistently on almost all of their shows starting from the November 1987 concert at Omni Arena of A Momentary Lapse of Reason Tour up to the final concert of The Division Bell Tour in October 1994. She also performed on their appearance at the 1990 Knebworth festival and provided vocals for Pink Floyd albums , Delicate Sound Of Thunder , The Division Bell and Pulse , as well as The Endless River David Gilmour's 2001 solo tour. She also recorded "Mother Dawn" with Billy Idol for his album. Cyberpunk
She sang backing vocals on the song "Don't Wait That Long" featured on the
James album released in 1992. Seven
In about 1989 she formed the band
Blue Pearl with Youth, singing, playing keyboards and writing most of their material. She had several hit songs in the early 1990s, including "Naked in the Rain" (UK #3 in July 1990), "Little Brother" (UK #30 in October 1990) and a cover version of Kate Bush's " Running Up that Hill", all taken from the album Naked released in 1990 on the Big Life label, catalogue no. BLR LP4 .
In addition to her singing, she performed as an actress in the movies
and Flashdance . In April 2010, Durga joined the Argentinian band "The End Pink Floyd" show in The Rosebud Beach Hotel Buenos Aires, together with Guy Pratt and Jon Carin. In October 2011, Durga joined her sister Lorelei to sing The Great Gig in the Sky in Anaheim with the Australian Pink Floyd Show. [1 ]
She currently tours the world singing with various tribute bands, and has recorded a second Blue Pearl album with Youth.
Durga was married to Mark Hudson from 10 May 2008 until his death on 5 July 2015.
She still goes by the name Durga McBroom-Hudson. [2 ]
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ "Pink Floyd singers join The Australian Pink Floyd for a very special performance of Great Gig In The Sky". Aussiefloyd.com. 18 October 2011 . Retrieved . 15 August 2012
^ "Timeline Photos - Durga McBroom-Hudson - Facebook". 5 July 2015 . Retrieved . 8 July 2015
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