Roger Waters Says Pink Floyd Should Change Its Name To Spinal Tap - Noise11.com
Roger Waters played Rod Laver Arena Melbourne on Saturday 10 February 2018. Roger Waters is performing his Us and Them Australian tour. Photo, Ros O'Gorman

Roger Waters played Rod Laver Arena Melbourne on Saturday 10 February 2018. Roger Waters is performing his Us and Them Australian tour. Photo, Ros O'Gorman

Roger Waters Says Pink Floyd Should Change Its Name To Spinal Tap

by Paul Cashmere on May 19, 2020

in News

Former Pink Floyd bass player Roger Waters has taken to social media to explain why the Pink Floyd website never mentions him or his work and suggests the band should change its name to Spinal Tap.

In a statement Waters says, “I’m told by friends of mine ‘why do we have to sit and watch Polly Samson (David Gilmour’s wife) year after year, month after month, day after day, and the Von Trapps reading us excepts from their novels. Yet we don’t get to hear anything Roger is doing”.

Roger points out that there was no mention of his recent concert film Us + Them. “We are not allowed to even mention the fact on the official Pink Floyd website. This is wrong, we should rise up, or just change the name of the band to Spinal Tap and it will be all hunky dory”.

Watch Roger Waters full statement:

Roger released this isolation version of the Pink Floyd classic ‘Mother’, originally from ‘The Wall’ this week:

Noise11 on Instagram

You’ll discover music news first following Noise11 on Twitter

Comment on the news of the day, join Noise11 on Facebook

Noise11.com

Comments

comments

Related Posts

Judy Collins
Judy Collins Gathers The Global Virtual Choir For World Health Organisation’s Solidarity Fund ‘Amazing Grace’

Two weeks ago Judy Collins put the call out for contributors to the Global Virtual Choir for a new version of ‘Amazing Gace’. The message was heard by the likes of Steve Earle, Judith Owen, Beth Nielsen Chapman and others resulting in something very special to benefit the World Health Organisation’s Solidarity Fund.

1 day ago
Elton John and Nigel Olsson perform in Melbourne at Rod Laver Arena on Friday 11 December 2015. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Elton John Takes $75m Hit Because of Coronavirus

Elton John has reportedly been left "bereft" after taking a significant $75 million (£60 million) hit after coronavirus forced him to cancel his farewell tour.

2 days ago
John Fogerty Fogertys Factory
John Fogerty Releases ‘Fogerty’s Factory’ E.P.

Creedence Clearwater Revival legend John Fogerty has released ‘Fogerty’s Factory’, a homage to his CCR classic ‘Cosmo’s Factory’ on the occasion of his 75th birthday.

5 days ago
Tea for the Tillerman
Cat Stevens Reimagines ‘Tea For The Tillerman’ 50 Years On

Yusuf/Cat Stevens has revisited his classic ‘Tea For The Tillerman’ 50 years on to record a new version of the album to mark the title’s 50th anniversary.

5 days ago
Elton John and his Band perform in Melbourne at Rod Laver Arena on Friday 11 December 2015. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Elton John Pays Tribute To Larry Kramer

Elton John has paid a poignant tribute to late playwright and leading AIDS activist Larry Kramer, remembering him as a "giant of a man".

7 days ago
Russell Morris photo by Ros O'Gorman
Russell Morris To Headline First Drive-In Concerts Live Event

Russell Morris has been announced as the headline act for Drive-In Concerts Live in Brisbane on 13 June.

May 25, 2020
Marianne Faithfull photo by Ros OGorman, Noise11, Photo
COVID-19 Survivor Marianne Faithfull Thanks Hospital Workers

Marianne Faithfull has broken her silence after her coronavirus ordeal to thank the healthcare professionals who aided her recovery.

May 21, 2020