Roger Waters - Leaving Beirut Live at Estadio River Plate "Leaving Beirut" is a single song by Roger Waters released in 2004. This song was performed at Estadio River Plate, Buenos Aires, Argentina in 18 March 2007. Most of the song's lyrics are derived from a short story about Waters' hitchhiking excursion in Lebanon when he was a teenager. These passages, intoned in monologue over a descending synthesizer ostinato, are interspersed with more recently penned refrains outlining Waters' reaction to United States and United Kingdom involvement in the Iraq War. Waters performed the song at every show on his The...
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