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Ladd was an inspiration as he brought some light into Waters's dim view of L. Waters became increasingly interested in Ladd's plight with his radio station KMET, and his eventual sacking to change the programming format of the station in search of market-researched profits.
InWaters wrote a song called "Get Back To Radio," which seemed to be partly based on the experiences of Ladd, and partly from childhood memories — Waters fondly remembers listening to Radio Luxembourg well into the night as a child.
An event from the miners' strike in Britain where a striking worker threw a concrete block off a motorway bridge, killing a taxi driver who was taking a working miner to his job, seemed to register in Waters's subconscious, emerging in the second song written, "Who Needs Information" and later, "Me or Him.
Billy is a year-old Welshman from the South Wales Valleys.
He is mentally and physically disabled, confined to a wheelchair and only able to work his upper body. Unfortunately, Benny has lost his job in the mines due to the "market forces.
Next, in theatrical fashion, Benny poses on a footbridge in protest to the closures; the same night, a taxi driver is killed by a concrete block dropped from a similar bridge by Benny "Who Needs Information" — track 2.
The police question Benny, who hides the phone in Billy's wheelchair. Since Billy can hear radio waves in his head "Radio Waves" — track 1he begins to explore the cordless phone, recognising its similarity to a radio.
He experiments with the phone and is able to access computers and speech synthesisers, and learns to speak through them. He calls a radio station in L. Billy eventually hacks into a military satellite and fools the world into thinking nuclear ICBMs are about to be detonated at major cities all over the world while deactivating the military's power to retaliate "Home" — track 6, and "Four Minutes" — track 7.
The album concludes with a song about how everyone, in thinking they were about to die, realises that the fear and competitiveness peddled by the mass media is much less important than their love for family and the larger community.
In the sleeve notes, Waters dedicated the album "to all those who find themselves at the violent end of monetarism. Packaging[ edit ] Morse Code is a central theme in the art and style of the album, visually and audibly. The artwork for the album, designed by Kate Hepburn, are written Morse Code sentences in green imprinted on a black background.
The translation spans both the front and the back of the sleeve. When translated as a whole, the artwork spells out the name of the artist, the album, and five tracks from the album.
Roger Waters, Radio K. Singles[ edit ] Aside from eight songs that were used on the album, adiitional songs appeared as B-sides.
The lead single from the album, " Radio Waves ", was released on 11 May as a 7" single, a 12" Extended play single, and a CD single. Despite "Sunset Strip" not being released as a promo to American and British radio stations, and competing against Waters's former band whose single " Learning to Fly " was topping the United States Billboard Mainstream Rock chart, it managed to go as high as number It charted at number 54 on the UK singles chart.
Waters even once said in an interview that he might even release an EP with some unreleased songs from this project for those who might be interested,[ citation needed ] but this never appeared.
Promotion[ edit ] The record was first announced via a press release from EMI on 6 Aprilconfirming Waters's new album, its details and release date. It was entirely in North America except for the final two shows from WembleyEngland.The Berlin Wall—symbol of a divided city within a divided nation within a divided continent—was grounded in decades-old historical divisions at the end of World War II.
Get the latest science news and technology news, read tech reviews and more at ABC News. Radio K.A.O.S. is the second solo studio album by English rock musician and former Pink Floyd member Roger mtb15.comed on 15 June in the United Kingdom and June 16 in the United States, it was Waters' first solo album after his formal split from Pink Floyd in The Berlin Wall—symbol of a divided city within a divided nation within a divided continent—was grounded in decades-old historical divisions at the end of World War II.
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