Roger Waters says he was misquoted calling David Gilmour’s solos “horrible”

David Gilmour and Roger Waters
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Roger Waters has issued a statement in which he says he was misquoted by a previously published article that claimed he called David Gilmour’s guitar solos “horrible”.

In a lengthy post on Twitter, Waters singled out an article published by The New Statesman titled The War within Pink Floyd, and took aim at the fact it quoted him as labeling Gilmour’s guitar solos in The Dark Side of the Moon as “horrible”.

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Matt Owen
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Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.