Roger Waters - Amused To Death

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Roger Waters - Amused To Death

Post by Keith Jordan » Sun Jan 11, 2009 8:52 pm

This thread is to discuss Roger Waters Amused To Death and is linked to from the Pink Floyd Discography section.

Feel free to discuss the album!

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01. Ballad Of Bill Hubbard, The
02. What God Wants (Part I)
03. Perfect Sense (Part I)
04. Perfect Sense (Part II)
05. Bravery Of Being Out Of Range, The
06. Late Home Tonight (Part I)
07. Late Home Tonight (Part II)
08. Too Much Rope
09. What God Wants (Part II)
10. What God Wants (Part III)
11. Watching T. V.
12. 3 Wishes
13. It's A Miracle
14. Amused To Death

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Re: Roger Waters - Amused To Death

Post by Keith Jordan » Sun Jan 11, 2009 8:54 pm

My favourite Waters solo album I think... gave it a 4. I think it's great! 8)

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Re: Roger Waters - Amused To Death

Post by Damn!t » Sun Jan 11, 2009 9:40 pm

Keith Jordan wrote:My favourite Waters solo album I think... gave it a 4. I think it's great! 8)
...me too.

I really love how it's been recorded... This is an album that should test sound systems.
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Re: Roger Waters - Amused To Death

Post by Keith Jordan » Sun Jan 11, 2009 9:44 pm

The recording sounds fantastic! In which studio was it recorded?

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Re: Roger Waters - Amused To Death

Post by Real Pink in the Inside » Sun Jan 11, 2009 9:48 pm

A masterpiece. Definitely my favorite album of the 1990s and Roger's best material after Pink Floyd. Also, I second the opinion that the recording quality is second-to-none. Definitely a good album to test any system.

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Re: Roger Waters - Amused To Death

Post by Stephen » Sun Jan 11, 2009 11:02 pm

Without doubt my favourite Roger Waters album and I actually prefer it to all the post DSOTM Floyd releases.

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Re: Roger Waters - Amused To Death

Post by Annoying Twit » Sun Jan 11, 2009 11:04 pm

Keith Jordan wrote:My favourite Waters solo album I think... gave it a 4. I think it's great! 8)
Agreed. The last three songs in particular.

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Re: Roger Waters - Amused To Death

Post by Keith Jordan » Sun Jan 11, 2009 11:09 pm

I agree, but would say the last 4 songs in particular for me. The line "But I grieve for my sister" in Watching TV is very poignant indeed! Full of emotion.

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Re: Roger Waters - Amused To Death

Post by Real Pink in the Inside » Mon Jan 12, 2009 12:21 am

Keith Jordan wrote:I agree, but would say the last 4 songs in particular for me. The line "But I grieve for my sister" in Watching TV is very poignant indeed! Full of emotion.
Yeah, those last four songs get more listening from me than anything else Floyd-related that came out in the 1980s/1990s/2000s. If he could make an entire record as strong as those four tracks, he would have a pinnacle of rock history in his own name.

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Re: Roger Waters - Amused To Death

Post by David Smith » Mon Jan 12, 2009 1:23 am

Find the production really ruins it. Would really like a few more quiet or stripped down moments. Some great bits though. Love his vocals on Too Much Rope and What God Wants part 3. Can't stand the anthemic tracks like WGW1 & 2 and Perfect Sense 1 & 2 while Late Home Tonight doesn't really do anything for me. Would agree that the closing tracks are brilliant though, especially It's A Miracle. Overrated by a lot of fans though i feel

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Re: Roger Waters - Amused To Death

Post by Yucateco » Mon Jan 12, 2009 8:54 am

my favourite Waters album. I am very happy that in the last ten years we heard quite a lot of it live too

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Re: Roger Waters - Amused To Death

Post by Hudini » Mon Jan 12, 2009 5:50 pm

I gave it 4 just because I can't stand "Late Home Tonight". The rest of it simply brilliant.

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Re: Roger Waters - Amused To Death

Post by Eclipse » Mon Jan 12, 2009 9:03 pm

A masterpiece by His Rogness

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Re: Roger Waters - Amused To Death

Post by princessDungan74D » Sun Jan 18, 2009 12:36 am

It is one of his best albums out there.

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Re: Roger Waters - Amused To Death

Post by Stilgar » Sun Jan 18, 2009 1:34 am

The best solo work by Mr. Waters, and probably the best solo work by any Floyd member.