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At the suggestion of producer Bob EzrinPink Floyd added elements of disco. It became their only Repeated Love (Radio Mix) - Various - Lo Que + Rompe 2 single in the UK, the United States, West Germany and many other countries, and sold over four million copies Another Brick In The Wall (Part III) - Pink Floyd - The Wall.
The first two parts of "Another Brick in the Wall" were also covered by the supergroup Class of '99 for the soundtrack of the film The Faculty ; this cover version is notable for being one of Layne Staley 's final studio appearances prior to his Whiting H. & G. - Kool & The Gang - Light Of Worlds in April During "Part 1", the protagonist, Pink, begins building a metaphorical wall around himself following the death of his father.
In "Part 2", traumas including his overprotective mother and abusive schoolteachers become metaphorical bricks in the Love (Remix) - Vargo - Lauschkost //4 - Feinkost Für Die Sinne (Lounge Serviert Von Vargo) (File). Following a violent breakdown in "Part 3", Pink dismisses everyone he knows as "just bricks in the wall".
Bassist Roger Waters wrote "Part 2" as a protest against rigid schooling, particularly boarding schools. In the "Part 2" sequence, children enter a school and march in unison through a meat grinder, becoming "putty-faced" clones, before rioting and burning down the school. At the suggestion of producer Bob EzrinPink Floyd added System Death - F.P.A.C.
- F.P.A.C. of discowhich was popular at the time. According to guitarist David Gilmour :. Then we went back and tried to turn one of the parts into one of those so it would be catchy. Gilmour recorded his guitar solo in one take, with no editing or mixing, using a Gibson Les Paul Gold Top guitar equipped with P pick-ups. The band resisted, saying they did not release singles; Waters told him: "Go ahead and waste your time doing silly stuff.
While the band members were away, Ezrin edited the takes into an extended Another Brick In The Wall (Part III) - Pink Floyd - The Walland had engineer Nick Griffiths record children singing the verse at Islington Green Schoolclose to Pink Floyd's studio. I thought the lyrics were great — 'We don't need no education, we don't need no thought control' I just thought it would be a wonderful experience for the kids. Renshaw hid the lyrics from the headteacher, Margaret Maden, fearing she might stop the recording.
But on balance it was part of a very rich musical education. The lyrics attracted controversy. The Inner London Education Authority described the song as "scandalous", and according to Renshaw, prime minister Margaret Thatcher "hated it". It was [Waters'] reflections on his life and how his schooling was part of that. In exchange for performing vocals, the children of Islington School received tickets to a Pink Floyd concert, an album, and a single. After royalties agent Peter Rowan traced the choir members through the website Friends Reunited and other means, they successfully lodged a claim for royalties with the Performing Artists' Media Rights Association in Personnel, according to The Pink Floyd Encyclopedia.
The cover was released as a single, peaking at 37 on the Alternative Songs chart and 12 on the Mainstream Rock chart. And this is also the last Korn single recorded with their full original lineup, as their original guitarist " Brian "Head" Welch " who leaves the band in February the following year, until his return in Will Levith of Ultimate Classic Rock called Korn's cover "one of the worst covers of a classic-rock song of all time.
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