Canadian Band Revamps Pink Floyd Classic For Young Iranians

View Comments

pinkfloyd piperatthegates Canadian Band Revamps Pink Floyd Classic For Young Iranians

[lastfm]Pink Floyd[/lastfm]‘s ” [lastfm]Another Brick in the Wall[/lastfm]” has been revamped by the Canadian band[lastfm]Blurred Vision[/lastfm] and is now being adopted by young Iranians as a protest song against social restrictions.

[lastfm]Pink Floyd[/lastfm] founder [lastfm]Roger Waters[/lastfm] gave the Toronto-based band, lead by two Iranian brothers, permission to use the track and slightly alter the lyrics. In the new version, the band sings: “Hey, Ayatollah, leave those kids alone!” A YouTube video for the song has gained 160,000 views.

Music News Service distributed by Triton Media Group. Copyright © 2010 RTTNEWS. All Rights Reserved.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus