Roger Waters Posts Virtual Performance Of “Mother”
Written by B87FM on May 18, 2020
Roger Waters, co-founder of the band Pink Floyd, carried out one of many band’s largest hits, “Mom,” in quarantine. Video of the efficiency was posted to his Twitter.
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“Social distancing is a essential evil in COVID world. Watching “Mom” jogs my memory simply how irreplaceable the enjoyment of being in a band is,” Waters stated within the tweet.
“Mom” was launched on the traditional 1979 album, The Wall. The lyrics contact on over-protective maternal relationships, politics, and extra. Different well-liked songs from the album embody “Comfortably Numb,” and “One other Brick within the Wall, Half 2.”
After the lyric “Mom ought to I belief the federal government,” the singer appears to mouth the phrases, “no f–king approach.”
Waters was initially scheduled to be touring throughout america this summer time; nonetheless, the performances have been canceled as a result of COVID-19 outbreak. “The unhealthy information is: I’ve needed to postpone my tour till subsequent yr,” Waters stated in a launch. “Bummer, but when it saves lives, it is price it.”
Reside Nation has lately stated they’ll start testing new, protected strategies of internet hosting concert events over the summer time. Concepts embody reducing capability, drive-in concert events, and extra.
After the efficiency he thanks his bandmates. “We should always do that once more, proper?” he concludes.