Google+
Рейтинг@Mail.ru
Pravda.ru

News » Showbiz

Roger Waters from Pink Floyd Performs in St. Petersburg Today

27.05.2002 | Source:

Pravda.Ru

 

Roger Waters from the legendary Pink Floyd will give his performance at the Ice Palace of St. Petersburg today. Waters, who became the band's leader when its creator Sid Barret left the group in 1967 after their first album was released, has been pursuing his solo career since the beginning of the 80s. Although led by Waters, Pink Floyd recorded such hits as Dark Side of The Moon, Wish You Were Here, Animals, and The Wall, many critics point out that his strong influence gradually turned into dictatorship that ultimately resulted in the group breaking up and a series of lawsuits.

Today Waters and Pink Floyd show no open hostility, but there can still be no talk of them getting back together. Music experts agree that Roger Waters is one of the best rock poets living. In his songs he criticises bourgeois society believing it to have given birth to fascism and exposes the ugliness of war as it is. His lyrics, deeply personal and moving, are set to great music to make the quintessence of his excellently staged shows.

© &to=http://www.rosbalt.com' target=_blank>RosBalt

 

Popular photos

Most popular

War pigs need the draft: More bodies, plus women, necessary
War pigs need the draft: More bodies, plus women, necessary
It is the US government's Selective Service/Draft program that currently requires all males 18 years of age to willingly sign up for the opportunity to have the US government force them, under penalty...
Russia and USA keep their eyes open and powder dry
Russia and USA keep their eyes open and powder dry
The period of euphoria and reset of relations is over, and the Americans are threatening us again. Just listen to what they say and how they attack Russia verbally: we will punish you, you will pay a...
Система Orphus