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Roger Waters Re-Recorded The Darkish Facet of the Moon

Roger Waters Re-Recorded The Darkish Facet of the Moon

Roger Waters Re-Recorded The Dark Side of the Moon

With Pink Floyd‘s The Darkish Facet of Moon approaching its fiftieth anniversary, Roger Waters secretly re-recorded the album with out the involvement or data of any of his former bandmates.

“I wrote The Darkish Facet of the Moon. Let’s eliminate all this ‘we’ crap! After all we have been a band, there have been 4 of us, all of us contributed – however it’s my challenge and I wrote it,” Waters mentioned in an interview with The Telegraph. “So… blah!”

Tristram Fane Saunders, who interviewed Waters for The Telegraph, was given a preview of the album and says “elements are superb certainly.” One notable change is the addition of Waters’ spoken-word poetry over the album’s instrumentals. Beneath, you may hear Waters’ newly recorded model of “Comfortably Numb,” which he shared late final 12 months.

The plan is for Waters’ new model of The Darkish Facet of the Moon to be launched in Might alongside the staging of an enormous live performance. Nevertheless, Waters acknowledged that the band’s different surviving members might try to dam its launch. “I don’t know,” Waters mentioned when requested about potential copyright points.

Waters’ relationship with former Pink Floyd bandmate David Gilmour is especially tense for the time being. On Monday, Gilmour and his spouse Polly Samson blasted Waters on social media. “Sadly @rogerwaters you’re antisemitic to your rotten core,” Samson tweeted. “Additionally a Putin apologist and a mendacity, thieving, hypocritical, tax-avoiding, lip-synching, misogynistic, sick-with-envy, megalomaniac. Sufficient of your nonsense.” Gilmore quoted his spouse’s tweet, including, “Each phrase demonstrably true.”

In the meantime, in his interview with The Telegraph, Waters downplayed Gilmour’s contributions to the band. He summed up his his angle to Gilmour by saying, “You play the guitar and sing and do as you’re bloody properly instructed.”

Waters continued: “Gilmour and Rick [Wright, the keyboardist]? They will’t write songs, they’ve nothing to say. They don’t seem to be artists! They haven’t any concepts, not a single one between them. They by no means have had, and that drives them loopy.”

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If Pink Floyd’s current reissue of Animals is any indication — there was a four-year battle over the liner notes — then it’s probably Gilmour could have one thing to say about Waters’ Darkish Facet. Pink Floyd additionally not too long ago introduced their very own fiftieth anniversary Darkish Facet of the Moon field set, which is about for launch in March.

Earlier as we speak, Waters appeared earlier than the UN Safety Council on February eighth and delivered a weird speech on behalf of Russia.

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