Credit: Kate IzorRoger Waters‘ first studio album of original rock songs in 25 years, Is This the Life We Really Want?, gets its release today, June 2. The 12-track collection finds the ex-Pink Floyd singer/bassist focusing on a variety of contemporary issues, including the policies of President Trump, consumerism, drone warfare and the refugee crisis.

Waters tells Billboard that Is This the Life We Really Want? began as a radio play that producer Nigel Godrich talked him into turning in to an album. The various songs feature sonic allusions to music from such classic Pink Floyd albums as The Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were Here, Animals and The Wall.

Roger pulls no punches about his disdain for Trump, who he calls “a perfect exemplar of the greed that is inherent in the idea of the American Dream.” He adds that he thinks Trump is “an a******…who cares about nobody but himself, which goes against the grain of anybody who is touched by love or by empathy or actual freedom or a concern for others.”

Regarding his penchant for writing concept albums, Waters tells Billboard, “I’m interested in theater, I like the idea of putting something together that has a coherent theme, and also I care about the issues I write about. And I care about love.”

Waters recently launched an expansive North American trek called the Us + Them Tour, which features him performing a few songs from Is This the Life We Really Want? alongside a variety of Pink Floyd tunes. He’s just scheduled additional dates in several cities he’s already slated to visit, including Chicago; Washington, D.C.; Philadelphia; Toronto; and Vancouver, Canada, as well as a new show in Buffalo, New York.

Here are all of Waters’ upcoming North American dates:

6/3 — Denver, CO, Pepsi Center
6/4 — Denver, CO, Pepsi Center
6/7 — San Jose, CA, SAP Center at San Jose
6/10 — Oakland, CA, Oracle Arena
6/12 — Sacramento, CA, Golden 1 Center
6/14 — Phoenix, AZ, Gila River Arena
6/16 — Las Vegas, NV, T-Mobile Arena
6/20 — Los Angeles, CA, Staples Center
6/21 — Los Angeles, CA, Staples Center
6/24 — Seattle, WA, Tacoma Dome
6/25 — Portland, OR, Moda Center
6/27 — Los Angeles, CA, Staples Center
7/1 — San Antonio, TX, AT&T Center
7/3 — Dallas, TX, American Airlines Center
7/6 — Houston, TX, Toyota Center
7/8 — New Orleans, LA, Smoothie King Center
7/11 — Tampa, FL, Amalie Arena
7/13 — Miami, FL, AmericanAirlines Arena
7/16 — Atlanta, GA, Infinite Energy Arena
7/18 — Greensboro, NC, Greensboro Coliseum
7/20 — Columbus, OH, Nationwide Arena
7/22 — Chicago, IL, United Center
7/23 — Chicago, IL, United Center
7/26 — St. Paul, MN, Xcel Energy Center
7/28 — Chicago, IL, United Center+
7/29 — Milwaukee, WI, BMO Harris Bradley Center
8/2 — Auburn Hills, MI, The Palace of Auburn Hills
8/4 — Washington, D.C., Verizon Center
8/5 — Washington, D.C., Verizon Center+
8/8 — Philadelphia, PA, Wells Fargo Center
8/9 — Philadelphia, PA, Wells Fargo Center
8/11 — Philadelphia, PA, Wells Fargo Center+
8/13 — Nashville, TN, Bridgestone Arena
9/7 — Newark, NJ, Prudential Center
9/9 — Buffalo, NY, KeyBank Center+
9/11 — Brooklyn, NY, Barclays Center
9/12 — Brooklyn, NY, Barclays Center
9/15 — Uniondale, NY, The New Coliseum
9/16 — Uniondale, NY, The New Coliseum
9/19 — Pittsburgh, PA, PPG Paints Arena
9/21 — Cleveland, OH, Quicken Loans Arena
9/23 — Albany, NY, Times Union Center
9/24 — Hartford, CT, XL Center
9/27 — Boston, MA, TD Garden
9/28 — Boston, MA, TD Garden
10/2 — Toronto, ON, Canada, Air Canada Centre
10/3 — Toronto, ON, Canada, Air Canada Centre
10/6 — Quebec City, QC, Canada, Videotron Centre
10/7 — Quebec City, QC, Canada, Videotron Centre
10/10 — Ottawa, ON, Canada, Canadian Tire Centre
10/13 — Toronto, ON, Canada, Air Canada Centre+
10/16 — Montreal, QC, Canada, Bell Centre
10/17 — Montreal, QC, Canada, Bell Centre
10/22 — Winnipeg, MB, Canada, MTS Centre
10/24 — Edmonton, AB, Canada, Rogers Place
10/28 — Vancouver, BC, Canada, Rogers Arena
10/29 — Vancouver, BC, Canada, Rogers Arena+

+ = newly added concert.

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