Richard Jinman of the Sydney Morning Herald profiled Roger Waters, the bass player and co-founder of Pink Floyd, the group he quit in 1983 amidst a flurry of acrimony and lawsuits. When both toured separately in 1987, the difference between he and his ex-bandmate’s success was difficult to deal with. Waters said, “I was competing with the new Pink Floyd and that was quite character-forming. It was all right in the big cities, but in the Midwest I was playing to 1500 people and they were selling out stadiums. Galling is a good word for it.” Read more.
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