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This follows the album's theme of Roger Waters' anger at British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and the Falklands war. This song is about how Hollywood cynically and unforgivably glamorizes war. (thanks, S.D. - Denver, CO)
This is the only track on The Final Cut where David Gilmour sings lead.
It was released as a single, with the lyrics "f--k all that" redubbed as "stuff all that." (thanks, Mark - Ottawa, Canada, for above 2)
A rare copy of a Japanese 7-inch single for this song sold for $3,050 on the online auction site eBay in July 2013.
La La Brooks of The Crystals
The lead singer on "Da Doo Ron Ron" and "Then He Kissed Me," La La explains how and why Phil Spector replaced The Crystals with Darlene Love on "He's A Rebel."
This all-female group of country rockers were on their way to stardom in the '00s, with a Starbucks deal and major label backing.
Don Brewer of Grand Funk
The drummer and one of the primary songwriters in Grand Funk talks rock stardom and Todd Rundgren.
"Missing You" was a spontaneous outpouring of emotion triggered by a phone call. John tells that story and explains what MTV meant to his career.