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Pink Floyd anthem rewritten for young Iranians
Yahoo News ^ | August 5, 2010 | JOHN CARUCCI

Posted on 08/05/2010 4:36:52 PM PDT by Bad~Rodeo

"Roger Waters"

NEW YORK – The Pink Floyd rock music classic "Another Brick in the Wall" has been transformed by a Canadian band to reflect dissent young Iranians have for their government.

The song replaces the teacher reference with "Hey, Ayatollah, leave those kids alone!" It's performed by a Toronto-based rock band fronted by two Iranian brothers called Blurred Vision. It's been seen by more than 160,000 viewers on YouTube.

Pink Floyd founder Roger Waters gave Blurred Vision

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Music/Entertainment; Society
KEYWORDS: anthem; iran; pinkfloyd

1 posted on 08/05/2010 4:36:54 PM PDT by Bad~Rodeo
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To: Bad~Rodeo

Worthless unless performed in Iran. Let’s see Waters pull that off.


2 posted on 08/05/2010 4:39:11 PM PDT by Mmogamer (I refudiate the lamestream media, leftists and their prevaricutions.)
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To: Mmogamer

Waters= good music, leftist hack.


3 posted on 08/05/2010 4:39:39 PM PDT by Mmogamer (I refudiate the lamestream media, leftists and their prevaricutions.)
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To: Mmogamer

Good point


4 posted on 08/05/2010 4:39:57 PM PDT by Bad~Rodeo (We've lost control of our own borders, and no nation can do that and survive-Ronald Reagan)
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To: Bad~Rodeo
"The kids are alright"!

Hopefully, the next generation over there "Won't be Fooled Again"by all that invisible friend in the sky crap.

5 posted on 08/05/2010 4:40:21 PM PDT by norraad ("What light!">Blues Brothers)
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To: Bad~Rodeo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OIP38eq-ywc


6 posted on 08/05/2010 4:51:30 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: gaijin

Cool video. The ayatollah was corny but the documentary footages were great. Thanks for the link


7 posted on 08/05/2010 4:58:32 PM PDT by Bad~Rodeo (We've lost control of our own borders, and no nation can do that and survive-Ronald Reagan)
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To: Bad~Rodeo

Neda, miraculously still alive, has loaded it onto her Ipod.


8 posted on 08/05/2010 5:00:02 PM PDT by humblegunner (Pablo is very wily)
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To: humblegunner

Still alive?


9 posted on 08/05/2010 5:03:59 PM PDT by Bad~Rodeo (We've lost control of our own borders, and no nation can do that and survive-Ronald Reagan)
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To: Mmogamer

But on his web site he does say he doesn’t like to alienate people.. Regardless he is brilliant as are all of Pink Floyd. Can’t wait to go see him in Dec in Anaheim.


10 posted on 08/05/2010 5:18:02 PM PDT by crazydad
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To: Mmogamer

Iranian students will find a way to see it - trust me...


11 posted on 08/05/2010 5:20:19 PM PDT by GOPJ (Asked for ZIP? Give 82224 - Lost Springs,Wy - most sparsely populated in country. Freeper:SamAdams)
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To: Bad~Rodeo; 537cant be wrong; Aeronaut; bassmaner; Bella_Bru; Big Guy and Rusty 99; Brian Allen; ...

Previously he was using “tear down the wall” to castigate Israel.

Whatever it takes to remain relevant, I guess.


12 posted on 08/06/2010 8:45:52 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (I wish our president loved the US military as much as he loves Paul McCartney.)
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To: nuconvert; neverdem; FARS

ping


13 posted on 08/07/2010 9:09:42 AM PDT by GOPJ (Asked for ZIP? Give 82224 - Lost Springs,Wy - most sparsely populated in country. Freeper:SamAdams)
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