Roger Waters spoke of the prospects in an interview with Rolling Stone.
Turns out Pink Floyd recently had a meeting about the band’s future and it didn’t go quite to plan. Speaking to Rolling Stone’s Brian Hiatt through video chat, band co-founder, bass player and vocalist Roger Waters said the band held a “peace summit” with Waters putting forward the idea of releasing a remastered version of their 1977 album, Animals.
It seems the other two surviving members, Nick Mason and David Gilmour, weren’t overly thrilled.
“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,” Waters said. “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.”
It seems as if Waters then got a full head of steam, to which he shot down any hopes of Pink Floyd reunion.
“No, it wouldn’t be nice. It would be fucking awful. 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 fucking way.”
Yeah sorry guys, looks like it ain’t happening.
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