WATCH: Roger Waters Performs Pink Floyd's "Mother" in Quarantine

Roger Waters and band
Photo Credit
YouTube

Roger Waters isn't wasting his time in quarantine. 

Keeping to social distancing regulations, Waters and his bandmates performed a lockdown rendition of Pink Floyd's "Mother" from their respective homes.

"Social distancing is a necessary evil in COVID world," the bassist tweeted as he unleashed the new quarantine performance. "Watching ‘Mother’ reminds me just how irreplaceable the joy of being in a band is."

Waters had originally planned to kick off his This Is Not A Drill tour in the states by July, but like many other artists, he has been forced to postpone dates until 2021 during the COVID-19 pandemic. In the meantime, the rocker is keeping busy by perfecting the upcoming show. 

“We didn’t stop for a single second,” he shared “The show is part rock ’n’ roll arena show, part cinema. It’s couched on this idea that we are divided between the ruling classes, who I characterize as living in the iCloud. They live in the sky – it’s all white up there, and they live in great luxury. And then there’s the netherworld where the rest of us shuffle around, uncomfortably numb. And then there’s a third place, the bar, which is a figment of my imagination, where people from all over the world, all communities, colors, creeds, religions can gather and speak to one another. I will be employing actors to be characters in the bar — I’m already casting, and I’ve written the whole screenplay.”

Artist Name
Tags

Read More

(Pete Cronin/Redferns)
The critique of the news media peaked at #3 on the Hot 100.
(Fin Costello/Redferns)
The tiny Michigan town was the center of the rock universe on this day in '75.
Greg Doherty/Getty Images)
In spite of having had a turbulent year, Ozzy Osbourne is back.

Facebook Comments