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Roger Waters sorry for Pink Floyd legal battle

Pink Floyd rocker Roger Waters said in an interview broadcast Thursday that he regretted taking legal action against his former band mates.Waters told BBC HARDtalk he was wrong to have tried to stop the continued use of the band's name after he left Pink Floyd in 1985."I did, I did think that was wrong, and I was wrong!" he told the programme when asked about the legal battle."Of course I was. Who cares? It was a commercial decision and in fact it's one of the few times that the legal profession has taught me something."Because when I went to these chaps and said 'listen we're broke, this isn't Pink Floyd anymore', they went 'what do you mean? That's irrelevant, it is a label and it has commercial value, you can't say it's going to cease to exist'."Referring to the seminal 1979 Pink Floyd album "The Wall", he added: "The law is everything what we have, that's what 'The Wall' is about."Bassist Waters founded the band with singer Syd Barrett, drummer Nick Mason and keyboard player Richar...

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