Pink Floyd's The Wall is one of the most iconic and imaginative albums in the history of rock music, endlessly discussed and dissected. The stage show was one of the most ambitious productions ever conceived and the film instantly became a cult classic, revered by Floyd fans the world over. In September 2010, Roger Waters is bringing The Wall Live back during a 40-city tour of the USA.
The concept of The Wall is loosely based on the life and experiences of Roger Waters and the stage performances and film were created in close collaboration with Gerald Scarfe. Including exclusive interviews with Roger, as well as surviving Pink Floyd members David Gilmour and Nick Mason, this is the story of Gerald’s collaboration with Pink Floyd from Wish You Were Here to Roger Waters’ The Wall Live 2010.
The book follows Gerald’s relationship with Pink Floyd, starting in 1973 and traces the evolution of The Wall in all its various forms – the album, the stage show, the film and the 2010 show. Gerald shares his experiences with the band – how they met, the professional and personal relationships, the concepts and ideas behind the creation of The Wall as well as how the album was realized on the stage and in front of the camera.