Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Roger Waters' Amused to Death Gets 5.1 Treatment

Roger Waters' unblinking look at this entertainment-obsessed society, Amused to Death, is being re-released as a remixed and remastered CD, 2xLP, as well as a BluRay with 5.1 Surround sound.

As relevant today as it was when it first came out in 1992, if not more so, Amused to Death addresses issues that have only grown in complexity and urgency over the past two decades.

As Waters says: "In 2015, television is just one option in an endless array of distractions available to us anytime, anywhere, courtesy of our laptops, tablets and smartphones. With eyes glued to our screens, the dilemmas and injustices of the real world can easily recede from view."

Watch Roger Waters speak about the new version:

The art has been updated for 2015 by Sean Evans, the creative director of Waters’ 2010-2013 The Wall Live tour and movie.

1. The Ballad of Bill Hubbard  
2. What God Wants, Part I  
3. Perfect Sense, Part I  
4. Perfect Sense, Part II  
5. The Bravery of Being Out of Range  
6. Late Home Tonight, Part I  
7. Late Home Tonight, Part II  
8. Too Much Rope  
9. What God Wants, Part II  
10. What God Wants, Part III  
11. Watching TV  
12. Three Wishes  
13. It's a Miracle  
14. Amused to Death
Pre-order Amused to Death 2015 here:

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