Roger Waters, live in a studio setting, recorded a socially distanced take on Pink Floyd‘s “Two Suns in the Sunset,” the closing track from the band’s 1983 album The Final Cut.
Before the performance, the black-and-white-video kicked off with a message: “We’re at one hundred seconds to midnight on the doomsday clock. This is the the closest the Human Race has ever been to nuclear catastrophe.”
“I had an idea to make an album of all the songs we did as encores on the US and Them tour. We did ‘Mother’ first. Had to do it remotely because of Covid 19. ‘Two Suns in The Sunset is #2. Hope you like it. I love it,” Waters wrote in the video description on YouTube.
“What a beautiful band they are,” he added, giving credit to remote musicians Dave Kilminster, Joey Waronker, Lucius (Jess Wolfe and Holly Laessig), Gus Seyffert, Jonathan Wilson, Jon Carin, Bo Koster and Ian Ritchie.
As a footnote, Waters added, “PS. That we allow Nuclear Weapons to exist in a world controlled by deranged sociopaths is, in itself, a deranged arrangement. We are many they are few. We could just say no, to the whole MAD (Mutually Assured Destruction) insanity. It makes zero sense and is potentially omnicidal.”
Watch the new “Two Suns in the Sunset” performance below.