Watch Roger Waters Perform Pink Floyd Hits In Stephen Colbert

Renowned and co-founder of the iconic band Pink Floyd, Roger Waters, took center stage on the June 21 episode of CBS-TV’s The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, treating the audience to a captivating performance of Pink Floyd classics, including “The Happiest Days of Our Lives” and “Another Brick in the Wall” Parts 2 and 3.

Waters, accompanied by his band, skillfully delivered a medley of songs from Pink Floyd’s seminal 1979 album, The Wall. The anticipation for his upcoming This Is Not A Drill North American tour, commencing in Pittsburgh, PA on July 6 and concluding with two nights in Mexico City in mid-October, is palpable. Notably, the tour promises a fusion of Pink Floyd gems and Waters’ solo material, creating a musical journey that spans both the band’s Golden Era and his contemporary work.

In a statement, the rock legend shared insights into the upcoming tour, revealing, “The show includes a dozen great songs from Pink Floyd’s Golden Era alongside several new ones – words and music, same writer, same heart, same soul, same man.” Adding a touch of humor, he mused, “Could be his last hurrah. Wow! My first farewell tour! Don’t miss it. Love, R.”

The video performance, capturing Waters’ timeless musical prowess, has garnered praise from viewers. Comments flooded in, with one enthusiast declaring, “The man is a legend, and this is a great performance.” Another admirer marveled at Waters’ enduring impact, expressing, “Roger Waters has aged as gracefully as his majestic Pink Floyd songs have. I have listened to these songs countless times over, and they hold up to a timeless standard.” Meanwhile, a testament to Waters’ undying spirit echoed in a comment exclaiming, “He’s almost 80 and he’s still rocking it!” The sentiment reflects the profound and lasting connection that Roger Waters continues to forge through his remarkable musical legacy.

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