Roger Waters Announces ‘This Is Not A Drill’ Concert Broadcast And Cinema Event
In case you missed it earlier this week, Roger Waters announced a special live broadcast of his “This Is Not A Drill” show from the O2 Arena in Prague, Czech Republic on May 25. It will be shown in over 1,500 theatres in more than 50 countries! Tickets go on sale at 3 p.m. BST (10 a.m. ET, 7 a.m. PT) on Tuesday, April 25 via www.ThisIsNotADrillFilm.com.
This is Waters’ first-ever farewell tour and you’ll see his acclaimed live show in ‘full cinematic glory’. The live movie features 20 Pink Floyd and Roger Waters classic songs “Us & Them”, “Comfortably Numb”, “Wish You Were Here” and “Is This The Life We Really Want?” Waters also debuts his new song, “The Bar”.
UK newspaper The Times called Waters’ show “one of the most eye-catching, imaginative, well executed examples of arena rock you’ll ever see.”
Tom Mackay, president, premium content, Sony Music Entertainment said, “We are excited to give fans around the world the opportunity to experience such an iconic concert performance live on the big screen.”
Meanwhile, Waters recently said he plans to re-record Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of the Moon. Here’s what he wrote on Facebook, “It’s turned out really great and I’m excited for everyone to hear it. It’s not a replacement for the original, which, obviously, is irreplaceable. But it is a way for the 79-year-old man to look back across the intervening 50 years into the eyes of the 29-year-old and say, to quote a poem of mine about my father, ‘We did our best, we kept his trust, our dad would have been proud of us.’ And also it is a way for me to honor a recording that Nick (Mason) and Rock (Wright) and Dave (Gilmour) and I have every right to be very proud of.”
Which other bands would you like to see do the same style theatrical release?