Back Against the Wall

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
This article is about the album by Billy Sherwood. For the song by Cage the Elephant, see Back Against the Wall (song).
Back Against the Wall
Studio album (tribute album) by Billy Sherwood
Released 2005
Genre Progressive rock
Label Purple Pyramid (Cleopatra Records)
Producer Billy Sherwood, Bob Kulick (4 tracks)

Back Against the Wall is an album released in 2005 by Billy Sherwood in collaboration with a number of (mostly) progressive rock artists as a tribute to Pink Floyd's album The Wall. A sequel, also organised by Sherwood, was released the next year: Return to the Dark Side of the Moon was a tribute to Pink Floyd's The Dark Side of the Moon.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks by Roger Waters except noted. All credits adapted from Discogs.[1]

Disc one[edit]

  1. "In the Flesh? (3:19)"
  2. "The Thin Ice (2:29)"
  3. "Another Brick in the Wall Part I (3:14)"
  4. "The Happiest Days of Our Lives (1:43)"
  5. "Another Brick in the Wall Part II (4:02)"
  6. "Mother (5:58)"
  7. "Goodbye Blue Sky (2:44)"
  8. "Empty Spaces (2:08)"
  9. "Young Lust (4:18)" (written by Waters and David Gilmour)
  10. "One of My Turns (3:35)"
  11. "Don't Leave Me Now (4:08)"
    • Tommy Shaw - Lead Vocal
    • Robby Krieger - Guitars
    • Jay Schellen - Drums
    • Billy Sherwood - Bass
    • Geoff Downes (Yes, Asia) - Keyboards
  12. "Another Brick in the Wall Part III (1:39)"
  13. "Goodbye Cruel World (1:00)"
    • Billy Sherwood - Vocals, Keyboards
    • Tony Levin - Bass

Disc two[edit]

  1. "Hey You (4:43)"
    • John Wetton - Lead Vocal, Bass
    • Steve Lukather - Lead Guitar
    • Tommy Shaw - Acoustic Guitar
    • Alan White - Drums
    • Gary Green - Electric Guitars
    • Geoff Downes - Keyboards
    • Billy Sherwood - Vocals
  2. "Is There Anybody Out There? (2:39)"
    • Adrian Belew - Acoustic Guitars
    • Billy Sherwood - Lead Vocal, Keyboards, Bass
    • Ian Anderson - Flute
    • Michael Sherwood - Backing Vocals
  3. "Nobody Home (3:11)"
  4. "Vera (1:22)"
    • Tommy Shaw - Lead Vocal
    • Steve Howe - Acoustic Guitars
    • Billy Sherwood - Keyboards, Bass
  5. "Bring the Boys Back Home (1:04)"
    • Billy Sherwood - Lead Vocal, Orchestral Keyboards
    • Jay Schellen - Snare Drum, Percussion, Backing Vocals
    • Michael Sherwood - Backing Vocals
  6. "Comfortably Numb (6:51)" (written by Waters, Gilmour)
    • Chris Squire (Yes) - Lead Vocal, Bass
    • Alan White - Drums
    • Billy Sherwood - Lead Vocal, Guitars, Keyboards
    • Jordan Berliant - Additional Acoustic Guitars
  7. "The Show Must Go On (1:39)"
    • Adrian Belew - Lead Vocal
    • Vinnie Colaiuta - Drums
    • Billy Sherwood - Vocals, Keyboards, Guitars, Bass
    • Michael Sherwood - Backing Vocals
  8. "In the Flesh (4:19)"
    • Billy Sherwood - Lead Vocal
    • Keith Emerson - Keyboards
    • Vinnie Colaiuta - Drums
    • Gary Green - Guitars
    • John Giblin - Bass
    • Michael Sherwood - Backing Vocals
  9. "Run Like Hell (5:09)" (written by Waters, Gilmour)
  10. "Waiting for the Worms (3:59)"
    • Billy Sherwood - Lead Vocal, Guitars, Keyboards
    • Tony Levin - Bass, Stick
    • Vinnie Colaiuta - Drums
    • Keith Emerson - Organ Solo
    • Jim Ladd - Ranting and Raving
    • Michael Sherwood - Backing Vocals
  11. "Stop (0:33)"
    • Billy Sherwood - Lead Vocals, Piano
  12. "The Trial (5:19)" (written by Waters and Bob Ezrin)
  13. "Outside the Wall (1:46)" (featuring spoken interlude of Isn't This Where We Came In? by Billy Sherwood)
    • Billy Sherwood - Vocals, Keyboards
    • Jim Ladd - Narration
    • Michael Sherwood and Jay Schellen - Vocals

References[edit]