Roger Waters – Radio Kaos video

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Roger Waters – Radio Kaos video

Post by drafsack » Sun Aug 28, 2011 2:33 pm

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Re: Roger Waters – Radio Kaos video

Post by admiral panther » Sat Sep 24, 2011 12:29 am

alot of people dont but i like radio kaos, could be..

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Re: Roger Waters – Radio Kaos video

Post by crowman » Fri Oct 28, 2011 12:28 pm

I gave it a 3. I like Radio KAOS, for all its 80s-ness, and boy is this an 80s video. Pity it doesn't have "Home" though.

Poor Rog looks really bored in his vocal booth - not even his Hawaiian shirt can cheer him up. :lol: Weird seeing him not playing bass.

And the morse code on the front cover above reads: ROGER... SRETNG. It appears that the dots and dashes for WATERS have been reversed for some reason.

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Re: Roger Waters – Radio Kaos video

Post by nosaj » Sun Oct 30, 2011 12:41 am

Very strange item when it was released. Honestly, a disappointment after the Wall Film.

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Re: Roger Waters – Radio Kaos video

Post by danielcaux » Sun Oct 30, 2011 5:19 am

Too short, and mediocre song selection on top.

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Re: Roger Waters – Radio Kaos video

Post by J Ed » Mon Oct 31, 2011 2:07 am

I actually saw the VCR tape in a used record store today
the obessive completist collector geek that lives inside me was ready to waste good money
til the sensible voice in my head reminded me I dont own a videotape player and already have this material in a less official dvd format elsewhere
and yes this is a surprisingly lame video from someone who just a couple of years before did The Wall film
but not much more or less lame than the Final Cut video ep

one good thing about this: theres a second long glimpse of filmed concert footage. meaning maybe Rogers got a proper Radio KAOS video he's forgotten about in one of his vaults somewhere?

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Re: Roger Waters – Radio Kaos video

Post by danielcaux » Mon Oct 31, 2011 3:38 am

No, matter of fact he just recorded that split second clip for use in this amazing video EP! :twisted:

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Re: Roger Waters – Radio Kaos video

Post by Peter Harold » Mon Oct 31, 2011 2:35 pm

The concept of "Radio KAOS" is great, and musically it is sad this project wasn't recorded by Pink Floyd. On the other hand, this pop-machine generated songs and sometimes up-tempo songs doesn't make any good match with Mr Gilmours blues-styled lead guitar as he did on "The Wall".

Over all, the concept of "Radio KAOS" do fit with Mr Waters narrative style of singing, and blends perfectly with harmonies from the female singers and the vocals of Paul Carrack.

One more thing: The live version opens up with interaction between the artist and his audience. That's a strange direction after all we know from the idea behind of building his wall...

If anyone suggest Mr Waters to do a re-make of "Radio KAOS", I will be the first one too agree. There are plenty of good music that got wasted by demand of the record company, if we should buy Mr Waters own excuse.

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Re: Roger Waters – Radio Kaos video

Post by Morty » Sat Nov 15, 2014 10:34 pm

It is what it is. I watched this a lot back in the days, and still got my VHS from 88/89. Not great, but I really enjoy it. It can not be compared to The Wall, a film shot on film, this is a promo video shot on video.

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Re: Roger Waters – Radio Kaos video

Post by TheEndlessWaters » Fri Dec 12, 2014 10:40 pm

In my opinion, a waste of the KAOS concept. Should've been a more narrative based video with the entire album, including songs like Going to Live in L.A., Molly's Song, and maybe a few others.
Show the mines closing, show Benny's pub crawl, show what's going through Billy's head. Sure, they explain it all in the beginning, but this is a VIDEO. Show, don't tell, guys!

...hold on, I'm going to jot that idea down. I think I have something in the works.

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Re: Roger Waters – Radio Kaos video

Post by Jimi Dean Barrett » Fri Dec 12, 2014 11:01 pm

"The local police... Calling all cars!" it's worth it for that shot of Roger dressed as a cop in a police car.
But the video packaging is really misleading. (I haven't got it but a friend has)
A shot of Roger with a bass hanging from his neck with an arm raised in triumph.
"That looks so cool! Looks like we might get... Oh." was how I remembered the main bulletin points from watching it.
Although it has been a while.