He recently debuted a new song at the Newport Folk Festival
Roger Waters has revealed that he’s planning to embark on a world tour in 2016 and is writing his autobiography.
The news are reportedly anecdotally in an interview with Israeli newspaper Haaretz.
Waters performed at the Newport Folk Festival on July 24, 2015.
For his first live performance since the end of his Wall tour in 2013, Waters played an entirely acoustic set that featured Pink Floyd tracks as well as new and old solo material.
You can watch fan footage of new song “Crystal Clear” below.
He also covered Bob Dylan‘s “Forever Young”.
My Morning Jacket were a last-minute addition the line-up of the US festival and joined Waters onstage after having played their own set earlier in the day.
Levon Helm‘s daughter Amy got up with Waters as he covered her late father’s song “Wide River To Cross”.
Meanwhile, Roger Waters The Wall is scheduled for to screen at cinemas worldwide on September 29, 2015.
Written and directed by Waters and Sean Evans, the film debuted at last year’s Toronto Film Festival. The film includes concert footage from Waters’ three-year solo tour in which he played The Wall in its entirety, as well as behind-the-scenes footage of Waters’ exploring his own family history during World War 1 and World War 2.
Roger Waters said, ”I hope these world wide screenings this coming 29th September will be a good opportunity to remember, not just our fallen loved ones, but all the other guys fallen loved ones. Ashes and diamonds foe and friend we were all equal in the end.”
Waters will also reunite with his Pink Floyd bandmate Nick Mason on September 29 for a Q&A to accompany the screenings.
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