I don't know how this will go down in Kansas City, frankly," Roger Waters says to me of the highly political messages that pepper his Us + Them tour, which begins this Friday, and his new album, Is This The Life We Really Want?, out June 2. "I'm going everywhere, and the message will be the same, that the resistance began January 20 and it's up to us to stand up, together."
Is This The Life We Really Want? is certainly an album for our times. Waters put the finishing touches on it after his controversial appearance at Desert Trip in October, where disgruntled Trump supporters reportedly walked out in the face of Waters' anti-Trump message. I