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Roger Waters speculates performing ‘The Wall’ at US-Mexico border

  • Published at 05:18 pm February 23rd, 2017
Roger Waters speculates performing ‘The Wall’ at US-Mexico border
Roger Waters, co-founder of the legendary English rock band Pink Floyd, has recently revealed his plan to perform the band’s 1979 classic album “The Wall” at US-Mexico border to protest Trump’s proposed wall between the two countries, reports AFP. The musician, also an outspoken opponent of the newly elected US President Donald Trump, performed the album in Berlin on 1990 marking the fall of the Berlin Wall the previous year, has said that he could plan another similar performance. Speaking to the AFP news agency in London last week, Waters said: “I believe ‘The Wall’ is very relevant now with Mr Trump and all of this talk of building walls and creating as much enmity as possible between races and religions.” "It is about how detrimental building walls can be on a personal level, but also on broader levels," the virtuoso added. Though he did not indicate that when, or where, the performance would take place, several sources assumed that it could be staged at the border between San Diego (USA) and Tijuana (Mexico). But the rockstar wanted to see a massive awakening among the people against the far right policies before staging such performance. He urged the fellow musicians to speak out against the “rise of ugly head” of the right wing politics around the world. The 73-year old said: “Music is a legitimate place to express protest, musicians have an absolute right, a duty, to open their mouths to speak out.” It is still uncertain when construction on a wall between the US and Mexico will begin. Donald Trump has pledged to make Mexico pay for the construction costs, though Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieta has flatly refused. The construction of the wall would cost around $25bn.
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