Roger Waters has been Pink Floyd‘s most prolific individual artist, though you might not know it. After all, he spent much of the time after releasing ‘Amused to Death’ touring solo versions of his old band’s ‘Dark Side of the Moon‘ and ‘The Wall.’ But he’s actually issued more albums than any of his former bandmates since leaving Pink Floyd — and could bolster that total if you added 1983′s ‘The Final Cut,’ which was essentially his work as interpreted by the band. His solo career hasn’t disappointed, even with surprising experiments along the way like the sequencers on “Radio K.A.O.S.” and opera on 2005′s ‘Ca Ira.’ All along, the essential elements of Waters’ best work in Pink Floyd have remained — his way with a narrative, his cutting wit, his sharp commentary. And when he’s collaborated (as with Pink Floyd) alongside a distinctive guitarist, be that Eric Clapton in the ‘Pros and Cons of Hitch Hiking’ era or Jeff Beck on ‘Amused to Death,’ Waters has proven himself time and again equal to the legacy of what came before.
In the late-'70s, the rest of Pink Floyd was offered a pair of song cycles from Roger Waters' fertile imagination -- this one, or one that would eventually coalesce into 'The Wall.' That choice changed rock history.
Roger Waters is in trouble with Jewish leaders yet again for his comments made about Israel. The former Pink Floyd bassist recently compared the Israeli government's treatment of the Palestinians to Nazis.
Roger Waters has admitted that he shouldn't have sued his former Pink Floyd bandmates after he left the group in 1985. In an interview scheduled to air on Sept. 19 on BBC World News, Waters said, "I did think that was wrong, and I was wrong."
A number of familiar faces will be returning to New York City this November for the seventh annual 'Stand Up for Heroes' benefit concert. Bruce Springsteen, Roger Waters and 'Daily Show' host Jon Stewart are among a list of initially confirmed performers. Jerry Seinfeld will also perform, with more expected to be named later.
Roger Waters, Pink Floyd’s middle-period creative mastermind, has been the band's most prolific solo artist since departing in 1983. Still, as with former bandmate David Gilmour, Waters' solo efforts tend to get overlooked in a world where the group's 'The
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