Sep 282011
 

Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’s “Pink Floyd Week” kicked off Monday night with the Shins covering “Breathe.” Last night it continued, jumping from Dark Side of the Moon to The Wall for “In the Flesh.” The Foo Fighters ran through the album favorite with a special guest: Roger Waters, rocking the song as he’s done the past year on his Wall tour. Continue reading »

Sep 172010
 

Full Albums features covers of every track off a classic album. Got an idea for a future pick? Leave a note in the comments!

On Wednesday we gave you disc one of The Wall. Today we present disc two aka. the disc with most of the famous songs on it. Download each MP3 individually below or all together at the bottom.

Incidentally, Roger WatersWall tour opener Wednesday night earned rave reviews from SPIN, The Telegraph, Spinner, and the Toronto Sun. Continue reading »

Sep 152010
 

Full Albums features covers of every track off a classic album. Got an idea for a future pick? Leave a note in the comments!

When Roger Waters began touring his performance of Pink Floyd‘s Dark Side of the Moon, Death Cab for Cutie’s Ben Gibbard quipped that this was “like Ringo doing Sgt Pepper’s.” The point being that Dark Side was really David Gilmour’s baby. Well tonight Waters embarks upon a new tour staging The Wall in its entirety (complete with actual wall). That’s more like Paul McCartney and a resurrected John Lennon doing Sgt. Pepper’s. Waters built the wall once; let him build it again.

In honor of tonight’s tour opener in Toronto, we dedicate the latest Full Album set to Waters’ masterpiece The Wall. At 26 tracks, it’s a pretty massive undertaking, so we’re making it a two-parter. Disc 1 comes today, disc 2 comes tomorrow. Incidentally, this marks only the second time we’ve tackled a double album; the first was a run at the Clash’s London Calling (find it here). Continue reading »

Jun 172010
 

Musicians are none too pleased with Israel these days. Everyone from Elvis Costello to Pixies has canceled concerts and now Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters throws his support behind the Palestinian cause as well with a moving cover of “We Shall Overcome.” Stripped of its ties to the Civil Rights movement, the song sounds a universal cry on behalf of oppressed peoples everywhere.

When you listen, you know this wasn’t thrown together yesterday. In fact, the song debuted in January to support the Gaza Freedom March. Only this new video ties it to the current events. Building drums and a guitar solo from legendary axeman G.E. Smith support some of the best singing Waters has done in years.
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