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    heres the article from UK music magazine "uncut":

    Roger Waters has announced the track listing and release date for his first rock album in 25 years, Is This The Life We Really Want?
    The album will be available for pre order tomorrow, 21 April and released globally on Friday 2 June on Columbia Records.
    Additionally, Waters will launch his North American Us + Them Tour in Kansas City, MO on Friday 26 May. The Us + Them Tour runs until 28 October, concluding in Vancouver, BC. See full list of dates below.
    Produced and mixed by Nigel Godrich, Is This The Life We Really Want? includes 12 new songs. The physical album release includes a double 180-gram vinyl LP in a gatefold jacket and a 4-panel soft pack CD. All album formats, physical and digital, are available for pre-order from 21 April.
    The musicians on Is This The Life We Really Want? are: Roger Waters (vocals, acoustic, bass), Nigel Godrich (arrangement, sound collages, keyboards, guitar), Gus Seyffert (bass, guitar, keyboards), Jonathan Wilson (guitar, keyboards), Joey Waronker (drums), Roger Manning (keyboards), Lee Pardini (keyboards), and Lucius (vocals) with Jess Wolfe and Holly Laessig.
    Is This The Life We Really Want? tracklist
    When We Were Young
    Déjà Vu
    The Last Refugee
    Picture That
    Broken Bones
    Is This The Life We Really Want?
    Bird In A Gale
    The Most Beautiful Girl
    Smell The Roses
    Wait For Her
    Oceans Apart
    Part of Me Died

    The lyrics for “Wait for Her” were written by Roger Waters and inspired by an English translation by an unknown author of “Lesson from the Kama Sutra (Wait for Her)” by Mahmoud Darwish.
    Meanwhile, The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains runs from May 13 – October 1, 2017 at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum. The exhibition includes more than 350 objects and artefacts on display, many of them never before seen, including hand-written lyrics, musical instruments, letters, original artwork and stage props.

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    Being a Floyd fanatic I will obviously buy this. I have everything they have done since Ummagumma days - either as a group or solo. For me they are simply the most creative group the planet has produced so far. I don't care for the earlier stuff with Syd at all. You can rest assured there will be some controversial statements contained in this release.
    Last edited by Jerome; 21-04-2017 at 09:47.
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