Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 The Ballad of Bill Hubbard
5 4:20
2 What God Wants, Part I
5 6:00
3 Perfect Sense, Part I
5 4:16
4 Perfect Sense, Part II
2:51
5 The Bravery of Being out of Range
5 4:43
6 Late Home Tonight, Part I
5 4:01
7 Late Home Tonight, Part II
2:13
8 Too Much Rope
5 5:47
9 What God Wants, Part II
5 3:42
10 What God Wants, Part III
4:08
11 Watching TV
5 6:08
12 Three Wishes
5 6:50
13 It's a Miracle
5 8:30
14 Amused to Death
5 9:07

Credits

CD 1

acoustic guitar:
Andy Fairweather-Low (tracks 2, 9, 11)
Bruce Gaitsch (american guitarist, producer, engineer and arranger) (tracks 3–4)
Roger Waters (tracks 11, 14)
electric bass guitar:
Randy Jackson (former bassist with Journey and American Idol judge) (tracks 2, 9)
Jimmy Johnson (Session Bassist) (tracks 3–4, 6–8, 10, 12–14)
John Patitucci (track 11)
John Pierce (US session bassist) (track 5)
Roger Waters (tracks 2, 13)
Hammond organ:
Patrick Leonard (american producer, songwriter and pianist) (track 5)
drums (drum set):
Graham Broad (tracks 2–4, 6–10, 12, 14)
Denny Fongheiser (track 5)
Jeff Porcaro (track 13)
oboe:
The Peking Brothers (track 11)
Guo Yi (track 11)
cornet:
Steve Sidwell (tracks 6–7)
strings arranger:
John Dupree (tracks 3–4)
Michael Kamen (tracks 6–8, 10)
lute:
The Peking Brothers (track 11)
Guo Yi (track 11)
pedal steel guitar:
BJ Cole (tracks 3–4)
synthesizer:
Patrick Leonard (american producer, songwriter and pianist) (tracks 5, 13)
Roger Waters (tracks 3–4)
synthesizer [EMU Synthesizer]:
Roger Waters (track 2)
guitar:
Jeff Beck (tracks 1, 13)
Andy Fairweather-Low (tracks 6–7, 12)
Tim Pierce (tracks 2, 5, 9)
Geoff Whitehorn (tracks 8, 10)
guitar [Arpeggio Guitar]:
Geoff Whitehorn (track 2)
guitar [Chorus Leslie Gutiar]:
Tim Pierce (track 12)
guitar [Intro Guitars]:
Steve Lukather (tracks 3–4)
guitar [Low Grunting Guitar]:
Rick DiFonso (tracks 3–4)
bass:
The Peking Brothers (track 11)
Guo Yi (track 11)
hi-hat:
Brian MacLeod (American drummer) (tracks 3–4)
double bass:
John Patitucci (track 11)
electric guitar:
Jeff Beck (track 11)
Andy Fairweather-Low (tracks 2, 9)
Geoff Whitehorn (track 14)
percussion:
Graham Broad (tracks 6–7)
Luis Conte (tracks 1, 3–4, 6–8, 10, 12)
percussion programming:
Patrick Leonard (american producer, songwriter and pianist) (track 1)
snare drum:
Brian MacLeod (American drummer) (tracks 3–4)
keyboard:
Patrick Leonard (american producer, songwriter and pianist) (tracks 1–4, 8–10, 12, 14)
hammered dulcimer:
The Peking Brothers (track 11)
Guo Yi (track 11)
piano:
Patrick Leonard (american producer, songwriter and pianist) (track 13)
piano [Acoustic Piano]:
Patrick Leonard (american producer, songwriter and pianist) (track 11)
zither:
The Peking Brothers (track 11)
Guo Yi (track 11)
12 string guitar:
Roger Waters (track 5)
12 string guitar [Feathered 12-String Guitar]:
12 string guitar [Rickenbacker 12-String played with a feather]:
additional guitar:
Steve Lukather (track 8)
background vocals:
Andy Fairweather-Low (tracks 6–7)
Doreen Chanter (tracks 2, 8–9, 12, 14)
N’Dea Davenport (track 2)
Jim Haas (James Edwin Haas, lead vocal "Happy Days" theme song) (track 13)
Natalie Jackson (tracks 2, 5)
Jon Joyce (vocalist) (track 13)
Katie Kissoon (tracks 2, 8–9, 12, 14)
Stan Laurel (track 13)
choir vocals:
London Welsh Chorale (tracks 2, 10, 13)
choir vocals arranger:
Patrick Leonard (american producer, songwriter and pianist) (tracks 2, 9–10, 13)
co-producer:
Nick Griffiths (tracks 1–14)
composer:
Roger Waters (tracks 5, 13–14)
conductor:
Kenneth Bowen (tenor) (tracks 2, 13)
John Dupree (tracks 3–4)
Michael Kamen (tracks 6–8, 10)
lead vocals:
Roger Waters (tracks 2–14)
lyricist:
Roger Waters (tracks 5, 13–14)
mixer:
James Guthrie (tracks 1–14)
orchestra:
National Philharmonic Orchestra Limited (of London, mostly film music) (tracks 6–7, 10)
producer:
Patrick Leonard (american producer, songwriter and pianist) (tracks 1–14)
Roger Waters (tracks 1–14)
recording engineer:
Nick Griffiths (tracks 1–14)
solo guitar:
Jeff Beck (tracks 2, 10, 12, 14)
spoken vocals:
Patrick Leonard (american producer, songwriter and pianist) (tracks 3–4)
Marv Albert (sportscaster) (tracks 3–4)
Charles Fleischer (American stand-up comedian) (track 9)
Alf Razzell (tracks 1, 14)
vocals:
P.P. Arnold (tracks 3–4)
Rita Coolidge (track 14)
Don Henley (track 11)
writer:
Roger Waters (tracks 1–4, 6–12)
recording of:
Amused to Death (track 14)
It’s a Miracle (track 13)
Three Wishes (track 12)
Too Much Rope (track 8)
Watching TV (track 11)