Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

Wife of Pink Floyd Star Rescues Man Drowning in Sea

Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

Wife of Pink Floyd Star Rescues Man Drowning in Sea

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THE wife of Pink Floyd rock star David Gilmour has taken to Twitter to talk about her involvement in helping to rescue a drowning man off England's south coast.

Polly Samson, who lives with her rock star husband in Hove, East Sussex, was among a group of people who spotted the man in the sea.

Following the incident, which Samson said had left her C[pounds sterling]weirdly shakenC[yen], she tweeted to a male friend: C[pounds sterling]Could have done with your manly chest just now as pulled drowning man from sea who didn't want to be saved.C[yen]

In further tweets she said a brave man with earrings had stripped off in front of crowds to save the man and described seeing his body on the shingle. CoPA

ABBA's song

MAMMA Mia, here they go again.

ABBA fans will soon again be saying C[pounds sterling]Thank you for the musicC[yen] with an unreleased track to be included on a special edition of the disbanded '70s pop group's The Visitors album.

The album, including new track From a Twinkling Star to a Passing Angel, is the first official new release by the Swedish group in 18 years.

Universal Music Group spokeswoman Mia Segolsson said that the special edition of The Visitors Co originally released in 1981 Co will be available in stores from April 23.

ABBA Co Agnetha Faeltskog, Benny Andersson, Bjoern Ulvaeus and Anni-Frid Lyngstad Co split in 1982. The band has never reunited.

Known for catchy hits in the '70s and '80s Co such as Dancing Queen and Money, Money, Money Co ABBA has sold 400 million records worldwide.CoAP

Facing grilling

HE MAY have spoken in anger but the comments Kyle Sandilands made on his 2DayFM breakfast show late last year continue to cause ripples.

A concerted effort petitioning advertisers has caused dozens of sponsors to pull funding from the show, and now the media watchdog is investigating. …

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