For too long, founder Roger Waters says, Pink Floyd has been saddled with a genre designation that he finds laughably inappropriate: Space rock. He says the band was always anything but
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It debuted at No. 1 on both sides of the Atlantic, has gone six-times platinum, and has been tabbed by both David Gilmour and Richard Wright as their favorite Pink Floyd album.
As Roger Waters wraps up a solo tour of The Wall that’s been going since 2010, the question becomes: What next? A new album? Almost assuredly. A reunion with the surviving members of Pink Floyd? Well …
Over the years, The Wall — and its unlikely advance hit single “Another Brick in the Wall (Part 2)” — have become an accepted part of the Pink Floyd iconography. But it wasn’t always like that.
‘Much broader political and humanitarian statements’: The Wall is transformed on Roger Waters’ relaunched tour
As Roger Waters’ European stadium tour of Pink Floyd’s The Wall hits Budapest tonight, he admits that his relationship with the work has become less personal
‘Always wished they would bury the hatchet’: Friction sparked great work, before tearing Pink Floyd apart
Through Bob Ezrin uses words like “magical,” “illuminating” and “life altering” to describe his three-album run as producer with Pink Floyd, working with Roger Waters on The Wall was best described as “challenging.”
‘If you don’t come, there’s something f*cking wrong with you’: Roger Waters is pumped about The Wall
As Roger Waters brings his solo tour of The Wall to Europe this summer, the inevitable comparisons arise with his gala presentation of the Pink Floyd classic in 1990 in Berlin.
Roger Waters’ relationship with The Wall, which begins a European stadium tour in July, has continued to change over the years — and, in no small way, because he’s presenting it without the other members of Pink Floyd.
‘I wanted sex and money’: Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters admits he wasn’t always into such weighty issues
The inspiration that led to Pink Floyd projects like Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were Here and The Wall has been endlessly dissected. People talk about modern isolation, departed bandmates, the scourge of war. Not quite.
In a newly unearthed talk, Pink Floyd co-founder Rick Wright offers fresh insights on Dark Side of the Moon during its 40th anniversary, and on the tangled relationships that eventually tore the group apart.