SPEAK TO ME (Nick Mason)

« I’ve been mad for fucking years, absolutely years. I've been over the edge for yonks. Working me buns off for bands so long. I think, crikey ».

« I’ve always been mad, I know I've been mad, like the most of us are. It's very hard to explain why you're a madman, even if you're not a madman »

BREATHE (IN THE AIR) (Wright, Gilmour, Waters)

Breathe, breathe in the air

Don't be afraid to care

Leave but don't leave me

Look around and choose your own ground

For long you live and high you fly

And smiles you'll give and tears you'll cry

And all you touch and all you see

Is all your life will ever be

Run, rabbit, run

Dig that hole, forget the sun

And when at last the work is done

Don't sit down, it's time to dig another one

For long you live and high you fly

But only if you ride the tide

And balanced on the biggest wave

You race towards an early grave

ON THE RUN (Waters, Gilmour)

«… have your hand baggage and passports ready and then follow the green line to customs and then to immigration. BA 255 to Rome, Cairo, Lagos. May I have your attention please. This announcement (…) passengers on BA 255 to Rome, Cairo, Lagos. Will you please (…) at this time … »

« Live for today, gone tomorrow. That's me. Ha, ha, ha, ha, ha … »

TIME (Waters, Wright, Gilmour, Mason)

Ticking away

The moments that make up the dull day

Fritter and waste the hours in an offhand way

Kicking around

On a piece of ground in your hometown

Waiting for someone or something to show you the way

Tired of lying in the sunshine

Staying home to watch the rain

You are young and life is long

And there is time to kill today

And then, one day, you find

Ten years have got behind you

No one told you when to run

You missed the starting gun

And you run, and you run

To catch up with the sun, but it's sinking

Racing around to come up behind you again

The sun is the same

In a relative way, but you're older

Shorter of breath, and one day closer to death

Every year is getting shorter

Never seem to find the time

Plans that either come to naught

Or half a page of scribbled lines

Hanging on in quiet desperation is the English way

The time is gone, the song is over

Thought I'd something more to say

BREATHE (REPRISE) (Wright, Gilmour, Waters)

Home, home again

I like to be here when I can

And when I come home cold and tired

It's good to warm my bones beside the fire

Far away across the field

The tolling of the iron bell

Calls the faithful to their knees

To hear the softly spoken magic spells


«… And I am not frightened of dying. Any time will do, I don't mind. Why should I be frightened of dying ? There's no reason for it. You've gotta go sometime »

« I never said I was frightened of dying »

MONEY (Roger Waters)

Money, get away

Get a good job with more pay and you're okay

Money, it's a gas

Grab that cash with both hands and make a stash

New car, caviar, four-star daydream

Think I'll buy me a football team

Money, get back

I'm alright, Jack, keep your hands off of my stack

Money, it's a hit

Don't give me that do-goody-good bullshit

I'm in the high-fidelity first class travelling set

And I think I need a Lear jet

Money, it's a crime

Share it fairly, but don't take a slice of my pie

Money, so they say

Is the root of all evil today

But if you ask for a rise

It's no surprise that they're giving none away

Away, away, away

Away, away, away

« Huh, huh, I was in the right » 

« Yes, absolutely in the right! » 

« I certainly was in the right »

« I was definitely in the right. That geezer was cruising for a bruising »

« Why does anyone do anything ?» / «Yeah! Why does anyone do anything ? »

« I don't know, I was really drunk at the time ! »

« After he just told me he was in plugged in to number 2, he was asking why it wasn't coming up on fader eleven. So after yelling and screaming and telling him why it wasn't coming up on fader eleven, it came to a heavy blow, which sorted the matter out»

« Why does anyone do anything ? »

« I don't know, I was really drunk at the time ! »

US & THEM (Waters, Wright)

Us and them

And after all we're only ordinary men

Me and you

God only knows it's not what we would choose to do

"Forward" he cried from the rear and the front rank died

And the general sat

And the lines on the map moved from side to side

Black and blue

And who knows which is which and who is who

Up and down

And in the end it's only round and round

"Haven't you heard it's a battle of words?"

The poster bearer cried

"Listen son", said the man with the gun

"There's room for you inside"

« I mean, they're gonna kill ya, so if you give 'em a quick short, sharp, shock, they won't do it again. Dig it? I mean he got off lightly, 'cause I would've given him a thrashing, I only hit him once. It was only a difference of opinion, but really, I mean good manners don't cost nothing do they, eh ? »

Down and out

It can't be helped but there's a lot of it about

With, without

And who'll deny it's what the fighting's all about?

Out of the way, it's a busy day

I've got things on my mind

For the want of the price of tea and a slice

The old man died

BRAIN DAMAGE (Roger Waters)

The lunatic is on the grass

The lunatic is on the grass

Remembering games and daisy chains and laughs

Got to keep the loonies on the path

The lunatic is in the hall

The lunatics are in my hall

The paper holds their folded faces to the floor

And every day the paperboy brings more

And if the dam breaks open many years too soon

And if there is no room upon the hill

And if your head explodes with dark forebodings too

I'll see you on the dark side of the moon

The lunatic is in my head

The lunatic is in my head

You raise the blade, you make the change

You rearrange me 'til I'm sane

You lock the door

And throw away the key

There's someone in my head but it's not me

And if the cloud bursts, thunder in your ear

You shout and no one seems to hear

And if the band you're in starts playing different tunes

I'll see you on the dark side of the moon

«I can't think of anything to say except ... (laughter)»

«I think it's marvelous (laughter)»

ECLIPSE (Roger Waters)

All that you touch

And all that you see

All that you taste

All you feel

And all that you love

And all that you hate

All you distrust

All you save

And all that you give

And all that you deal

And all that you buy

Beg, borrow, or steal

And all you create

And all you destroy

And all that you do

And all that you say

And all that you eat

And everyone you meet

And all that you slight

And everyone you fight

And all that is now

And all that is gone

And all that's to come

And everything under

The sun is in tune

But the sun is eclipsed

By the moon

« There is no dark side in the moon, really. Matter-of-fact it's all dark »

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