"Another Brick In The Wall
(Part II)" was released on November 30, 1979 as a part of
Pink Floyd's rock opera The Wall that explores Pink, a jaded
rockstar whose eventual self-imposed isolation from society is
symbolized by a wall. The protest song "Another Brick In The
Wall (Part II)" against rigid schooling, features a children's
choir. It describes the protagonist's traumas including his
overprotective mother and abusive schoolteachers become
metaphorical bricks in the wall. Dave Gilmour recorded his
impressive guitar solo in one take, with no editing or mixing.
The song went to no.1 in many countries around the world, like
the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Canada,
Austria, Switzerland, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Ireland and it
was the biggest hit of the year 1980 globally.