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Greatest lyrics, greatest song
I know this song has a rip off part, and a lot of people tried to prove this to be satanic (however according to the theory it'd take them 8-10 years to put satanic messages in that song). But the frontal lyrics is actually good. The words are very well placed. Has a pretty good meaning. - zxm
I like the mystery of what it's really about - OnionLists
This is an amazing song! I like everything about it, but the lyrics are really what makes it special!
And as we wind on down the road
Our shadows taller than our souls
There walks a lady we all know
Who shines white light and wants to show
How everything still turns to gold
And if you listen very hard
The tune will come to you at last
When all are one and one is all
To be a rock and not to roll
Love this choice..."We're just two lost souls swimming in a fish bowl, year after year... Running over the same old ground, and having found... The same old fears... Wish you were here"
Roger Waters and David Gilmour were masters at their respective crafts; Roger's artistry and skill with lyrics and David's artistry and skill with guitar; yet deeply dependent upon each other. This song poetically exposes a feeling of trepidation and insecurity they both shared in moving the band's creative styling forward and more in the direction of an exploding pop-rock culture, without the strong persona of their leader and friend Sid Barrett...
Water's lyrics are so powerful and telling of his own self-doubt of the decision to move away from Sid's daringly creative style in order to capitalize on the opportunities and riches of a more popular one... "did you exchange, a walk-on part in the war, for a lead role in a cage"
Pink Floyd (during this particular time) was as good as it gets! But ...more
This is not acceptable... Waiting for the end and fake plastic trees are joke songs by joke bands... Linkin Park and Radiohead are "joke rock". I really wish I had written this song... Where are all the Floyd fans at? After Comfortably Numb and Echoes, this is the Floyd masterpiece... And if you are talking about lyrics, there are two passages, not that long, but every consonant and syllable matters... Great conversion of skill from Waters to Gilmour
Pink floyd songs always have deep meanings in their songs...! You can feel those emotions and passions which you lost when you listen to songs like shine on you crazy diamond, wish you were here, another brick in the wall part 2, Comfortably numb...! Roger Waters your the best!
Both a confession of insecurity and a heartfelt tribute to their childhood friend and former bandleader Syd Barrett(who developed mental illness), Roger Waters poetically expresses all of these in this Program Rock classic. My favorite part- "We're just two lost souls living in a fish bowl year after year. Running over the same old ground. What have we found. The same old fears. Wish you were here." Just from here you can see Roger Waters wanting his friend to be back-not only physically, but also mentally. It also shows that no matter what he does, it's just the same, always leading to "the same old fears". Truely a heartfelt masterpiece(and that's just the lyrics. We're not judging the musicianship on a Top 10 Lyrics in Rock Songs).V 12 Comments
A song like Bohemian Rhapsody is legend, is inspiring for anyone and everyone. Chilling lyrics, amazing song through and through.
I had such a hard time choosing between this, Stairway to Heaven, and November Rain. How could the greatest song of all time not be chosen?
Strong lyrics along with great guitar work... its an absolute delight to hear this song
AmazingV 6 Comments
Such inspirational lyrics. Always been one of my favorites. - Beatlesboy9
The lyrics of the song is very inspiring and very rhyming
I love axl rose
Indeed best lyrics with best vocal and guitar solo.
But nothing last forever even cold november rain...
Missing my old Guns N' Roses band.
Terrible song sucks
Man, This is the best.V 1 Comment
Awesome song with the awesome guitar play..
I love aerosmith!
Amazing song, amazing lyrics... Truly a brilliant. - 05yusuf09
Really great song and fantastic lyrics... I don't know if it belongs here?...but, I deeply felt it and live it in these days...
It should be in top 15 at least...
I agree with the other comment, except that this is the greatest song ever and arguably has the best lyrics, if any song is an image of peace and is the anthem of peace loving hippie movement it is this one.
WHY IS THIS BELOW SMELLS LIKE TEEN SPIRIT? I MEAN THIS IS THE SECOND GREATEST SONG EVER BUT IT DEFINETLY HAS THE GREATEST LYRICS!
This song is a band aid to this wounded world.
I prefer working class hero thoughV 4 Comments
Anyone could apply this to one stage of their life or another. People who stop to listen to the meaning of the lyrics realise how powerful this song really is.
This song touch my heart
This song speaks to me on a religious level.
Come on this is the best. Number one... Nothing even close
I was shoked there were 171 songs and this one was missing. Even if you don't like metal or Metallica, just read the lyrics. Deep, meaningful, philosophical. Full with social criticism yet very personal and emotional.
"You labelled me, I'll label you. So I dub the unforgiven."
"What I've felt, what I've known never shined through in what I've shown." - Metal_Treasure
Didn't know so many people know this band... Yea skillet
What do you mean I don't believe in God?
Talk to him every day
What do you mean I don't support your system?
I go to court when I have to
What do you mean I can't get to work on time?
Got nothing better to do
What do you mean I don't pay my bills?
Why do you think I'm broke? Huh?
This was my anthem for 2012!
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Top Remixes (7)
2. The Unforgiven - Metallica
3. Peace Sells - Megadeth
2. Do You Hear Me - Adema
3. Speculum - Adema
2. Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
3. Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
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