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Monday, 4 January 2010

Pink Floyd - Another Brick in the Wall

'Another Brick in the Wall' is the title of three songs set to variations of the same basic theme, on Pink Floyd's 1979 rock opera, The Wall, subtitled Part I (work title Reminiscing) , Part II (work title Education), and Part III (work title Drugs), respectively, all of which were written by Pink Floyd's bassist and then lead songwriter, Roger Waters. It has become one of the most famous Pink Floyd songs.

Part II is a protest song against rigid schooling in general and boarding schools in particular, which has led to the song being banned in South Africa. It was released as a single and provided the band's only number-one hit in the UK, the US, West Germany and many other countries. In the UK, it was their first single since 1968's 'Point Me at the Sky'.

The song has the notourious position of being the last number 1 single, in the UK, of the 70's and the first number 1 single of the 80's.

For Part II, Pink Floyd received a Grammy nomination for Best Performance by a Rock Duo or Group and lost to Bob Seger's 'Against the Wind'. In addition, Part II was number 375 on Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs of All Time list. The single sold over 4 million copies worldwide. In Israel Part II was chosen as the best rock song of the 1980s (although it was issued before 1980), in a survey by one of the main radio stations Israel Army Radio held at the end of 1989.

In 1980, the song was adopted as a protest anthem by black students during the "Elsie's River" uprising in South Africa, protesting against the racial propaganda and bias in the official curriculum. On May 2, it was banned by the government

For "Part II", Pink Floyd needed a school choir, and producer Bob Ezrin asked sound engineer Nick Griffiths to find one. Griffiths approached music teacher Alun Renshaw of Islington Green School,[4] around the corner from their Britannia Row Studios. Though the school received a lump sum payment of £1000, there was no contractual arrangement for royalties from record sales. Under 1996 UK copyright law, they became eligible for royalties from broadcasts, and after royalties agent Peter Rowan traced choir members through the website Friends Reunited and other means, they claimed their payments. Contrary to press reports, this did not involve suing Pink Floyd. Music industry professionals estimated that each student would be owed around £500.

Prior to the film, the first video for the track, directed by Alan Parker, depicted students running in a playground and the teacher puppet from The Wall concerts was used. The video also mixed in some animated scenes later used in 'The Trial' and 'Waiting for the Worms'. The children who sang on 'Another Brick in the Wall (Pt. II)' could not appear in the video because they didn't hold Equity Cards.

Once the film was made, the actual scenes of 'The Happiest Days of Our Lives' and 'Another Brick in the Wall, Part II' were combined into a new video, which now represents the music video for 'Another Brick in the Wall'.

Click the link below to download the following:
Single Version
Club Mix
Megaband Remix
One Of My Turns - B-Side


Pink Floyd - Another Brick in the Wall- Video

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