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Waleed wields the axe at The Walkleys

Is Waleed Aly Australia’s true Renaissance man? When he’s not winning the internet with his reasoned and well-argued political stance or being an academic, lawyer, author and human rights campaigner, it seems he’s also a dab hand on the guitar.

And what better place to show that skill off than with his band Robot Child in front of his journalism peers at The Walkley Awards – with a note-perfect rendition of the solo in Pink Floyd’s Comfortably Numb.

(While the picture is not perfect bear in mind it’s all about the music).

And he certainly won yet more admirers among his journalist peers judging from the reaction on Twitter:

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