Roger Waters has just debuted “Comfortably Numb 2022,” an impressive and expansive reworking of the Pink Floyd classic, “Comfortably Numb,” out via Sony Music. The single is also accompanied by a Sean Evans-directed music video.

Waters comments on the track, stating:

“During Lockdown I made a demo of a new version of ‘Comfortably Numb’ as an opener for our new show, This Is Not A Drill. I pitched it a whole step down, in A Minor, to make it darker and arranged it with no solos, except over the outro chord sequence, where there is a heartrendingly beautiful female vocal solo from Shanay Johnson, one of our new singers.”

“Comfortably Numb 2022” was recorded during Waters This Is Not A Drill North American tour and was produced by Roger Waters and Gus Seyffert. Appearing on the track are Roger Waters – Vocals; Gus Seyffert – Bass, Synth, Percussion, Vocals; Joey Waronker – Drums; Dave Kilminster – Vocals; Jonathan Wilson – Harmonium, Synth, Guitar and Vocals; Jon Carin – Synth, Vocals; Shanay Johnson – Vocals; Amanda Belair – Vocals; Robert Walter – Organ/Piano; Nigel Godrich – Strings, amp and backing vocals from Roger Waters The Wall Sessions.

Roger Waters’ “This Is Not A Drill” will tour Europe in 2023 with 40 shows across 14 European countries, starting in Lisbon on March 17, 2023, at the Altice Arena.

Artwork for the single “Comfortably Numb 2022” by Roger Waters
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