Roger Waters Thinks A Pink Floyd Reunion Would Be 'Awful'

By Katrina Nattress

April 18, 2020

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Pink Floyd fans shouldn't expect a reunion anytime soon. During a recent video interview with Rolling Stone, Roger Waters used some colorful language when giving his thoughts about getting the band back together. "It would be f**king awful," he said bluntly.

The singer hasn't always felt this way. In fact, her tried to make peace with his bandmates David Gilmour and Nick Mason last summer, but that didn't go so well. “I wrote out a sort of a plan because we’d come to sort of a — I don’t really want to talk about this — but my plan didn’t bear fruit," he divulged. “This was just, ‘Can we release the remastered vinyl version of Animals without it turning into the Third World War?’ Wouldn’t that be nice? I actually suggested going democratic. I said, ‘Why don’t we just have a vote? There’s only three of us…’ No, no, they wouldn’t have that. God knows why. Not that there is a God — you know what I mean?”

After the disasterousAfter the disastrous "peace summit," Waters has no interest in a Pink Floyd reunion. “No, it wouldn’t be nice. It would be f**king awful," he said. "Obviously if you’re a fan of those days of Pink Floyd, you would have a different point of view. But I had to live through it. That was my life. And I know in the wake of it, I’ve been cast as something of a villain by whoever, whatever, I can live with that. But would I trade my liberty for those chains? No f**king way.”

Watch the full interview below.

Waters was supposed to hit the road this summer on his This Is Not a Drill North American tour, but like so many other live events, he was forced to postpone in wake of the coronavirus.

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