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Back Against the Wall

Back Against the Wall is an album released in 2005 by Billy Sherwood in collaboration with a number of (mostly) progressive rock artists as a tribute to Pink Floyd's album The Wall. A year later, Sherwood followed it with the release of Return to the Dark Side of the Moon, a tribute to Pink Floyd's The Dark Side of the Moon.

Track listing

All tracks by Roger Waters except noted. All credits adapted from Discogs.

Disc one

# "In the Flesh?" (3:19) #* Adrian Belew (Frank Zappa, King Crimson, Talking Heads) - Lead Vocal #* Alan White (Yes) - Drums #* Keith Emerson (The Nice, Emerson, Lake & Palmer) - Organ #* Gary Green (Gentle Giant) - Guitars #* John Giblin (Peter Gabriel, Simple Minds, David Sylvian, Kate Bush) - Bass #* Billy Sherwood (Yes) - Keyboards, Vocals #* Michael Sherwood - Vocals # "The Thin Ice" (2:29) #* Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull) - Vocals, Flute #* Tony Levin (King Crimson, Peter Gabriel, Liquid Tension Experiment) - Bass #* Gary Green - Guitars #* Jay Schellen (Asia) - Drums #* Billy Sherwood - Keyboards, Backing Vocals # "Another Brick in the Wall Part I" (3:14) #* Steve Morse (Deep Purple, Dixie Dregs) - Lead Guitar #* Billy Sherwood - Vocals, Keyboards, Electric Guitars, Bass # "The Happiest Days of Our Lives" (1:43) #* Billy Sherwood - Vocals, Keyboards, Guitars, Bass #* Vinnie Colaiuta (Frank Zappa, Sting, Herbie Hancock, Jeff Beck) - Drums # "Another Brick in the Wall Part II" (4:02) #* Fee Waybill (The Tubes) - Lead Vocals #* Ronnie Montrose - Lead Guitar #* Mike Porcaro (Toto) - Bass #* Alex Ligertwood (Average White Band, Santana) and David Glen Eisley (Giuffria) - Backing Vocals #* Greg Bissonette (Steve Vai, David Lee Roth, Joe Satriani) - Drums #* Billy Sherwood - Keyboards #* The Milikan Musical Theatre Children's Choir conducted by Leo Krubsack # "Mother" (5:58) #* John Wetton (Family, King Crimson, Roxy Music, Uriah Heep, U.K., Wishbone Ash, Asia) - Vocals, Bass #* Adrian Belew - Lead Guitar #* Alan White - Drums #* Billy Sherwood - Acoustic and Electric Guitars # "Goodbye Blue Sky" (2:44) #* Steve Howe (Yes, Asia) - Acoustic Guitars #* Billy Sherwood - Vocals, Keyboards #* Del Palmer (Kate Bush) - Bass # "Empty Spaces" (2:08) #* Billy Sherwood - Vocals, Keyboards #* Robby Krieger (The Doors) - Guitars # "Young Lust" (4:18) #* Glenn Hughes (Deep Purple, Trapeze, Hughes/Thrall, Black Sabbath) - Vocals #* Elliot Easton (The Cars) - Lead Guitar #* Tony Franklin (The Firm, David Gilmour, Kate Bush, Whitesnake, Blue Murder, Roy Harper) - Bass #* Aynsley Dunbar (Frank Zappa, Lou Reed, Jefferson Starship, Jeff Beck, David Bowie, Whitesnake, Sammy Hagar, UFO, Journey) - Drums #* Bob Kulick (Lou Reed) - Electric Guitar #* Billy Sherwood - Keyboards # "One of My Turns" (3:35) #* Tommy Shaw (Styx) - Lead Vocal, Guitars #* Larry Fast (Peter Gabriel) - Keyboards #* Jay Schellen - Drums #* John Giblin - Bass # "Don't Leave Me Now" (4:08) #* Tommy Shaw - Lead Vocal #* Robby Krieger - Guitars #* Jay Schellen - Drums #* Billy Sherwood - Bass #* Geoff Downes (Yes, Asia) - Keyboards # "Another Brick in the Wall Part III" (1:39) #* Steve Lukather (Toto) - Lead Vocal #* Tony Levin - Bass #* Jay Schellen - Drums #* Steve Porcaro (Toto) - Keyboards # "Goodbye Cruel World" (1:00) #* Billy Sherwood - Vocals, Keyboards #* Tony Levin - Bass

Disc two

# "Hey You" (4:43) #* John Wetton - Lead Vocal, Bass #* Steve Lukather - Lead Guitar #* Tommy Shaw - Acoustic Guitar #* Alan White - Drums #* Gary Green - Electric Guitars #* Geoff Downes - Keyboards #* Billy Sherwood - Vocals # "Is There Anybody Out There?" (2:39) #* Adrian Belew - Acoustic Guitars #* Billy Sherwood - Lead Vocal, Keyboards, Bass #* Ian Anderson - Flute #* Michael Sherwood - Backing Vocals # "Nobody Home" (3:11) #* Rick Wakeman (The Strawbs, Yes) - Piano #* Billy Sherwood - Lead Vocal, Orchestral Keyboards # "Vera" (1:22) #* Tommy Shaw - Lead Vocal #* Steve Howe - Acoustic Guitars #* Billy Sherwood - Keyboards, Bass # "Bring the Boys Back Home" (1:04) #* Billy Sherwood - Lead Vocal, Orchestral Keyboards #* Jay Schellen - Snare Drum, Percussion, Backing Vocals #* Michael Sherwood - Backing Vocals # "Comfortably Numb" (6:51) #* Chris Squire (Yes) - Lead Vocal, Bass #* Alan White - Drums #* Billy Sherwood - Lead Vocal, Guitars, Keyboards #* Jordan Berliant - Additional Acoustic Guitars # "The Show Must Go On" (1:39) #* Adrian Belew - Lead Vocal #* Vinnie Colaiuta - Drums #* Billy Sherwood - Vocals, Keyboards, Guitars, Bass #* Michael Sherwood - Backing Vocals # "In the Flesh" (4:19) #* Billy Sherwood - Lead Vocal #* Keith Emerson - Keyboards #* Vinnie Colaiuta - Drums #* Gary Green - Guitars #* John Giblin - Bass #* Michael Sherwood - Backing Vocals # "Run Like Hell (5:09)" #* Jason Scheff (Chicago) - Vocals, Bass #* Dweezil Zappa (Zappa Plays Zappa) - Lead Guitar #* Tony Kaye (Yes) - Keyboard Solo #* Aynsley Dunbar - Drums #* Bob Kulick - Electric Guitars #* Billy Sherwood - Keyboards # "Waiting for the Worms" (3:59) #* Billy Sherwood - Lead Vocal, Guitars, Keyboards #* Tony Levin - Bass, Stick #* Vinnie Colaiuta - Drums #* Keith Emerson - Organ Solo #* Jim Ladd - Ranting and Raving #* Michael Sherwood - Backing Vocals # "Stop" (0:33) #* Billy Sherwood - Lead Vocals, Piano # "The Trial" (5:19) #* Malcolm McDowell - Lead Vocal #* Billy Sherwood - Orchestral Keyboards, Vocals # "Outside the Wall" (1:46) #* Billy Sherwood - Vocals, Keyboards #* Jim Ladd - Narration #* Michael Sherwood and Jay Schellen - Vocals