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Old 06-13-2005, 02:06 AM   #121
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Trust me. It categorically, absolutely, 100% will not happen....as much as I'd like for it to...

Originally posted by WinnieThePoo
try genesis
they won't play ............
Pah. LMFAO!!! I'd have said exactly the same had I seen this before.. .but there you go.

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Amazing. This is the biggest news in the world of music this year, and 'The Sun' only writes a tiny few lines on it!!

Instead they're more bothered at telling us about David Beckham introducing Robbie Williams at Live8!


WHO CARES?!!?!
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to Waters....I'm all bout Gilmour...
Too right, stars! I'd forgotten how cool yoi are.

Waters = a megalomaniac arsehole. Don't get me wrong - I'm not denying the brilliance of his lyrics and the scope of his ideas - I think the man is incredibly creative. His father's early death was obviously hideously traumatic for him. Still, that doesn't excuse the appalling way he treated those around him. What did Nick Mason say about Waters in the 70s? "He made Stalin look like an old muddlehead."

Good that the old bugger's mellowed.
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"And when they've given you their all
Some stagger and fall, after all it's not easy
Banging your heart against some mad bugger's wall."


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Old 06-13-2005, 05:48 AM   #125
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"And when they've given you their all
Some stagger and fall, after all it's not easy
Banging your heart against some mad bugger's wall."


Precisely.

Also - I have counted the posts (yes I am that bored, I haven't slept in 2 days either ), and therefore I have to say:

COME IN NUMBER 51 YOUR TIME IS UP

to none other than.... Brau!

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If U2 and Queen stole the show back in 85, 2005 might belong to Pink Floyd. I mean, this is going to dominate the concert. Do they get more than a 1/2 hour to perform? I'd guess at least 1 hour.
see Brau, you have finally achieved something special!
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Instead they're more bothered at telling us about David Beckham introducing Robbie Williams at Live8!
....what...


what the shit?! Who gives A STUFF?! Bloody 'Sun'
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Old 06-13-2005, 06:08 AM   #127
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I thought The Sun consisted mainly of pictures anyway. I've seen scribblings by 18 month old children that make a lot more sense than any of the "articles" in that rag.

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So, erm...quick re-cap...DaveC, with all due respect, one who has said himself he is the 'Floyd Guru' and is alledgedly connected to the band in one way or another via friends or whatever was responsible for the following quotes...
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Fond as I am of dear DaveC, he has yet to realise that several of us here stole his Floydian crown a loooooong time ago, on various occasions.
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....what...


what the shit?! Who gives A STUFF?! Bloody 'Sun'
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The part of it that really blows me away...
Roger Waters called David Gilmour. After all this time and all the nastiness he threw at them all. WTF??!!

Now that's more like it! Good for you Rog!
*in total shock*
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Did anyone else think the Roger quote in The Sun implied that it will just be a one off performance, and not the start of something bigger ?
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what was the quote? Anyone fancy throwing away their dignity and buying a copy of the sun so they can type it here
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When my synapses pause in my quest for applause
When my ego lets go of my end of the bone
To focus instead on a love that is precious to me
Then I shall be free
I shall be free...


I'm of the idea that Flickering Flame was the first step to reconciliation for Roger.
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It'd be interesting to see if they do any post-Waters Floyd (probably not) or if they perform any Roger solo songs (The Tide is Turning or Each Small Candle) as those songs ironically would be appropriate.

Nevertheless, I think we'll get a "classic" setlist of Wish, Time, Comf. Numb, maybe Another Brick, maybe Money. Hopefully they'll throw in Shine On I-V or something a bit less obvious (One of These Days or Pigs on the Wing or something).

I'm reading all the quotes as if it is a one-off event. The only member of Floyd that wants to spend six months doing a world tour is Nick Mason. Waters has his own projects and Gilmour can't be bothered at this point.

Nevertheless, I'm thrilled about the reunion. Those guys should play together, they have so much shared history and Waters' lyrics and concepts are the perfect complement to Gilmour's music. Congrats to Roger for burying his (considerable) ego and making the phone call and to Dave for giving the go signal and getting everyone on board.
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I'm reading all the quotes as if it is a one-off event. The only member of Floyd that wants to spend six months doing a world tour is Nick Mason. Waters has his own projects and Gilmour can't be bothered at this point.


That's what I thought all along, definitely... I get the distinct feeling that it wouldn't work any other way.

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Nevertheless, I'm thrilled about the reunion. Those guys should play together, they have so much shared history and Waters' lyrics and concepts are the perfect complement to Gilmour's music. Congrats to Roger for burying his (considerable) ego and making the phone call and to Dave for giving the go signal and getting everyone on board.
Very well said.
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Gilmour can't be bothered at this point.
I'm not sure what "can't be bothered" means. This statement sounds more applicable to Syd.
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