Roger Waters Performs The Wall Live in Rio

By Nathan M. Walters, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - “So ya/ thought ya/ might like to/ go to the show?” This opening line of “In the Flesh?,” the first track of Pink Floyds’ opus, The Wall, has remained an eerie question for listeners since the album's release in 1979. The rest of the lyrics, which describe a totalitarian regime, and the images from the 1982 film version of The Wall create a haunting vision of what “the show” actually means.

Today it may simply refer to Roger Waters’ stage performance of The Wall . . .

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