Roger Waters Shares First Music From His Controversial ‘Dark Side of the Moon’ Re-Recording

Roger Waters, who has always been at odds with his former band, Pink Floyd, has shared a sample of new music from a re-recording of the controversial classic rock act. The Dark Side of the Moon — An in-studio excerpt of his new version of ‘Us and Them’.

Rumors first emerged last month that Waters had re-recorded an entire Pink Floyd album. He also plans to release a new solo album of his that he created during the COVID-19 lockdown. The Dark Side of the Moonwas released in March 1973 and celebrates its 50th anniversary this month.

Listen to the sample at the bottom of this post.

“When we recorded a stripped-down song, lockdown session50th anniversary dark side of the moon It was looming over the horizon,” Waters said in the clip’s caption. It shows him listening to a 50-second sample of the song.

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“I suddenly came up with dark side of the moon It could be a good candidate for a similar rework, partly as an homage to the original work, but also to once again address the political and emotional message of the album as a whole,” he explains. .

Waters New ‘Dark Side of the Moon’

“We are in the process of finalizing the mix,” says Waters. “It’s really great and I can’t wait for people to hear it. It’s clearly not an irreplaceable replacement for the original.”

“But one way is for a 79-year-old man to look back on those 50 years in front of a 29-year-old and quote my poem about my father. “We did our best. We kept his trust. My father would have been proud of us.” It’s also a way of honoring a recording that Nick, Rick, Dave and I have the right to be very proud of. ”

Last year, Waters released a new 1980 version of Pink Floyd. The Wall Single “Comfortably Numb”.

Roger Waters “Us and Them” (Studio excerpt)

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