Roger Waters at B.C. Place Stadium
Despite what that dearly beloved Main Street beardo in your life might vehemently argue, Pink Floyd wasn’t at its greatest during the Syd Barrett years. That’s right—the undergound-music snobs of this world can stick The Piper at the Gates of Dawn straight up their asses. Everyone knows that the best Pink Floyd album is the band’s 23-times platinum, 1979 opus The Wall. Admit it—no one goes to the local karaoke bar and cues up “Lucifer Sam” or “Matilda Mother”. But just try to resist singing along when “Mother” or “Comfortably Numb” gets cued up on Jack FM. Or, for that matter, when Floyd founder Roger Waters pulls into BC Place this Saturday (May 26) with his critically lauded multimedia extravaganza built around, you guessed it, The Wall. This spectacle is so fucking huge, you need a football stadium to mount it. In related news, word is next year’s Pink Floyd The Piper at the Gates of Dawn tribute tour will be touching down at the Anza Club in February, with tickets guaranteed to be available at the door.