Is This the Life We Really Want? is the fourth solo album by the English rock musician Roger Waters, released on 2 June 2017 by Columbia Records. It was produced by Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich, who urged Waters to make a more concise, less theatrical album. It is Waters' first solo album since Amused to Death (1992), and his first studio work since the opera Ça Ira (2005).
Want, want, want, want) It surely must be so For this is a democracy and what we all say goes. And every time a student is run over by a tank And every time a pirate’s dog is forced to walk the plank Every time a Russian bride is advertised for sale And every time a journalist is left to rot in jail Every time a young girl’s life is casually spent And every time a nincompoop. The album titled song comes with no surprise. Politically charged song starts off with Trump delusional exchange with CNN and ends with a conclusion of human dystopic stupidity. The most aggressive and politically fueled song on the album so far. "Is This the Life We Really Want?" Track Info. Written By Roger Waters. Release Date June 2, 2017. is this the life we really want? Roger Waters.
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It’s been abundantly well documented that by the time Pink Floyd set out to record their sprawling 1979 double album The Wall, internal friction over bassist/frontman Roger Waters’ push for creative control had reached a breaking point. In a sense, The Wall crushed the classic lineup of Pink Floyd, but it’s been Waters who’s had the hardest time getting out from under its weight. For much of his solo career-1987’s Radio . Waters’ predictability doesn’t diminish his effortless songwriting, and Is This the Life We Really Want? presents his tightest, most focused songs since the mid-’70s. Wish You Were Here in Guantanamo Bay, he sings on Picture That.
Roger Waters has been exploring the thin line between the personal and the political as far back as the late '60s with Pink Floyd. Starting with the band's 1977 LP Animals, and moving through 1979's The Wall, 1983's The Final Cut and the handful of solo albums he's released since 1984, Waters has focused his attention on album-length concepts covering the dual subjects. And it's a signpost for his first album of new material in a quarter century, Is This The Life We Really Want? Aided by producer Nigel Godrich - who's to Radiohead what George Martin was to the Beatles - Waters attempts to cut through, as he puts it in "Broken Bones," all the "bulls-- and lies" of the current political climate, which has pivoted dangerously to the right since the last time he released a record in 1992 with.
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The goose has gotten fat On caviar and fancy bars And subprime homes And broken homes Is this the life, the holy grail? It’s not enough that we succeed We still need others to fail. Fear, fear drives the mills of modern man Fear keeps us all in line Fear of all those foreigners Fear of all their crimes Is this the life we really want? It surely must be so For this is a democracy and what we all say goes.