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Roger Waters gives his blessing to 'Another Brick in the Wall' rewrite

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Image Credit: Waters: Matt Kent/WireImage.comPink Floyd bassist Roger Waters has given his blessing to a rewritten version of  “Another Brick in the Wall,” which Canadian band Blurred Vision released earlier this year, according to the AP.

The Toronto-based act is fronted by two Iranian-born brothers whose family fled the country after the 1979 revolution. The new version of the song features the line, “Hey, Ayatollah, leave those kids alone!”

In a statement, Waters said that he believes Blurred Vision were playing a vital part in “the resistance to a regime that is both repressive and brutal.” Waters himself is touring the Pink Floyd album The Wall—which contains the original version of “Brick”—this fall.

You can check out Blurred Vision’s version of the song after the jump. The band are donating half of the proceeds from the track to the human rights organization Amnesty International.

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