“This is not rocket science people, get a grip.”
The film includes scenes of Waters visiting the grave of his grandfather who died in WWI.
The Wall is the Pink Floyd album that keeps on giving.
While his comments have drawn music industry outrage, the Anti-Defamation League had his back up until recently. According to the Times of Israel, their defense is long but over now. Today (Dec. 12) the ADL have agreed that Waters’ “anti-Semitic conspiracy theories” have “seeped into the totality” of his views.
He recently told Rolling Stone about the concept album: “It’s 55 minutes long. It’s songs and theater as well. I don’t want to give too much away, but it’s couched as a radio play. It has characters who speak to each other, and it’s a quest.”
Bruce Springsteen and Roger Waters will be two of the featured performers during this year’s Stand Up for Heroes event, being held this year on November 6th.
Pink Floyd is accusing online radio service Pandora of scamming artists.
The Brooklyn-born singer and actress is expected to perform during a June conference celebrating the 90th birthday of Israeli President Shimon Peres, along with two other scheduled concerts in Israel and Tel-Aviv.
Roger Waters has been getting more press for his vocal critiques of Israel lately than he has for his music. In March, he was interviewed by the Al-Jazeera network, and encouraged artists to boycott the Middle Eastern country. Waters took credit for convincing Stevie Wonder to cancel an appearance in Israel.
Manhattan’s 92nd Street YMCA (92Y) has cancelled an event with former Pink Floyd singer/bassist Roger Waters, following pressure from members of the Jewish community over the rocker’s criticism of Israel over the years.