Roger Waters releases new version of "Comfortably Numb"

Roger Waters has released a new version of Pink Floyd's classic Comfortably Numb, originally released on The Wall. As well Waters has also released a dark new music video clip.

The original "Comfortably Numb" is a Pink Floyd classic. The new rendition that Roger Waters released gives the song a new perspective. It's stripped-down and intimate, and it allows the lyrics to take centre stage.

Waters says "During Lockdown I made a demo of a new version of Comfortably Numb as an opener for our new show This Is Not A Drill," he explains. "I pitched it a whole step down, in A Minor, to make it darker. Arranged it with no solos, except over the outro chord sequence, where there is a heartrendingly beautiful female vocal solo from Shanay Johnson. One of our new singers."

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The song is produced by Roger Waters and Gus Seyffer. It features Waters on vocals, Seyffert on bass, synth, percussion, & backing vocals; Dave Kilmister on vocals; Jonathan Wilson on harmonium, synth, guitar, & vocals; Joey Waronker on drums; Jon Carin on synth & vocals, Shanay Johnson for vocals, Amanda Belair for vocals; Nigel Godrich on strings, amp, backing vocals and Robert Walter on organ.

Check out the clip below

Recently Roger Waters said in an interview with Joe Rogan that he "couldn't care less about AC/DC or Eddie Van Halen". He said “[I’m] not really interested in loud rock ‘n’ roll. Some people are and they love it. I couldn’t care less about AC/DC or Eddie Van Halen or any of that stuff"

Well, I would have to disagree with Waters in that one. I couldn't care more about loud Rock n Roll and AC/DC!

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