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What is the wall movie/soundtrack about really?
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Hi all
I am led to beleive the soundtrack was written and sung by Roger waters and was about his life and how he lost his dad at a young age to war etc and the songs are about him and his life. Is this true?

If yes, then what is the Comfortably numb song about?
I cant find any mention of a drug overdose for waters but to me the clip seems like its about that?

Am I right or on the wrong track?

Cheers
Chop
12-21-2006 08:23 AM
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Um, there was a good explanation about this on the forum a while ago. Give me a minute and I will attempt to find it.

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12-21-2006 08:24 AM
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Cheers
Thanks a lot :)

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12-21-2006 08:27 AM
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Sorry I took so long.

Go to this link and you will find everything you need to know about the Wall concept:

http://www.thewallanalysis.com/Intro.html

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12-21-2006 08:45 AM
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chopau Offline
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Thanks heaps
Explained a lot.
I wonder how much is fictional and how much is really about his life.

What a movie though :)

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12-21-2006 08:50 AM
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chopau Wrote:Thanks heaps
Explained a lot.
I wonder how much is fictional and how much is really about his life.

What a movie though :)

Cheers
Chop
No problem.

I don't think it details every single thing about his life but he instead uses his life as more of a foundation for the idea.

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12-21-2006 08:51 AM
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Rogers personal memorys about his father and some syd references too

12-22-2006 02:28 AM
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chopau Wrote:Hi all
I am led to beleive the soundtrack was written and sung by Roger waters and was about his life and how he lost his dad at a young age to war etc and the songs are about him and his life. Is this true?

If yes, then what is the Comfortably numb song about?
I cant find any mention of a drug overdose for waters but to me the clip seems like its about that?

Am I right or on the wrong track?

Cheers
Chop
Well....my Analysis was that Pink ( Bob Geldof ) Had such an unfortunate life that he Mentaly built a wall around himself, singeling him out and away from everyone else. Until eventually one day he just broke down.

But I do Believe that Pink was thought up to Symbolise Roger Waters and the way that he felt. So yea I would totally say that you are on the right track about that and all of the stuff about his father dying!

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01-13-2007 11:58 AM
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