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About Pink Floyd

Pink Floyd founded in 1965 by students Syd Barrett on guitar and lead vocals, Nick Mason on drums, Roger Waters on bass and vocals, and Richard Wright on keyboards and vocals. They gained popularity performing in London's underground music scene during the late 1960s, and under Barrett's leadership released two charting singles and a successful debut album, The Piper at the Gates of Dawn (1967). Guitarist and vocalist David Gilmour joined in December 1967; Barrett left in April 1968 due to deteriorating mental health. Waters became the band's primary lyricist and conceptual leader, devising the concepts behind their albums The Dark Side of the Moon (1973), Wish You Were Here (1975), Animals (1977), The Wall (1979) and The Final Cut (1983).
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[Verse 1]
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Beyond the horizon of the place we lived when we were young
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In a world of magnets and miracles
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Our thoughts strayed constantly and without boundary
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The ringing of the division bell had begun

[Post-Verse 1]
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Along the long road and on down the causeway
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Do they still meet there by the cut?

[Verse 2]
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There was a ragged band who followed in our footsteps
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Running before time took our dreams away
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Leaving the myriad small creatures trying to tie us to the ground
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To a life consumed by slow decay....

[Chorus 1]
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The grass was greener...
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The light was brighter...
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When friends surrounded...
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The nights of wonder...

[Verse 3]
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Looking beyond the embers of bridges glowing behind us
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To a glimpse of how green it was on the other side
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Steps taken forwards but sleepwalking back again
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Dragged by the force of some inner tide

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At a higher altitude with flag unfurled
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We reached the dizzy heights of that dreamed of world

[Verse 4]
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Encumbered forever by desire and ambition
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There's a hunger still unsatisfied
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Our weary eyes still stray to the horizon
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Go down this road I've been so many times...

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The grass was greener...
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The light was brighter...
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The taste was sweeter...
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The nights of wonder...
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With friends surrounded...
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The dawn mist glowing...
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The water flowing...
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The endless river...
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Forever and ever...

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  8. Pink Floyd - A Pillow Of Winds
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  10. Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall Part 1
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