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Roger Waters reveals the evolution of the inflatable pig Print E-mail
Written by Matt with Brad Kaplan   
Wednesday, 21 May 2008

rs1053 pig featureIssue 1053 (US edition) of Rolling Stone magazine (appearing on news-stands now) tracks the story of perhaps the most famous prop in the history of rock & roll: Pink Floyd's inflatable pig.

From the hog's humble beginnings on the cover of Floyd's 1977 album Animals to its recent unpiloted escape from Coachella, the creature has become a pop-culture icon (it even merited a reference on an episode of The Simpsons).

Roger Waters shares the tales behind the pig, from its origins in the late Seventies to its future plans. RollingStone.com has an extended version of the interview, which can be seen here...

 
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