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THE WALL LIVE PINK FLOYD 1980-81
IS THERE ANYBODY OUT THERE ?



Master of Ceremonies
(Announcement)


  We'll meet again
                     Don't know where
                     Don't know when
                     But I know we'll meet again
                     Some sunny day

Good evening.
Good evening ladies and gentlemen and welcome to Earl's Court.
My name is Gary Yudman and we are going to have a great show this
evening.
The band is backstage and will be ready to go in just a few minutes.
Before the show begins the house management would like to request just a
few things.
First, please no fireworks.
Also, no flash cameras.
And any unauthorized audio or video equipment found being used may be
confiscated.
So please save yourself a lot of hassle.
Well I think the band is almost ready to go now.

No, no. Not quite yet.

One thing I would like to point out.
Upon completion of the show tonight -
 
 
 
 
 

In The Flesh?

So ya
Thought ya
Might like to go to the show
To feel the warm thrill of confusion
That space cadet glow
Tell me is something eluding you sunshine?
Is this not what you expected to see?
If you want to find out what's behind these cold eyes?
You'll just have to claw your way through this disguise

                     Lights...
                     Roll the sound effects...
                     Drop it on them...
                     Drop it on them...
 
 
 
 
 

The Thin Ice

Mama loves her baby
And Daddy loves you too
And the sea may look warm to you baby
And the sky may look blue

But ooooh babe
Ooooh baby blue
Ooooh ooooh babe

If you should go skating
On the thin ice of modern life
Dragging behind you the silent reproach
Of a million tear stained eyes
Don't be surprised when a crack in the ice
Appears under your feet
Just slip out of your depth and out of your mind
With your fear flowing out behind you
As you claw the thin ice
 
 
 
 
 

Another Brick In The Wall (Part-1)

Daddy's flown across the ocean
Leaving just a memory
A snapshot in the family album
Daddy what else did you leave for me
Daddy what d'ya leave behind for me

All in all it was just a brick in the wall
All in all it was all just bricks in the wall
 
 
 
 
 
 

The Happiest Days Of Our Lives

                     You! Yes you! Stand still laddie!

When we grew up and went to school
There were certain teachers who would
Hurt the children anyway they could
By pouring their derision
Upon anything we did
And exposing every weakness
However carefully hidden by the kids

But in the town it was well known
When they got home at night, their fat
And psychopathic wives would thrash them
Within inches of their lives
 
 
 
 
 
 

Another Brick In The Wall (Part-2)

We don't need no education
We don't need no thought control
No dark sarcasm in the classroom
Teacher leave them kids alone

Hey teacher, leave them kids alone

All in all it's just another brick in the wall
All in all you're just another brick in the wall

We don't need no education
We don't need no thought control
No dark sarcasm in the classroom
Teachers leave the kids alone

Hey teacher leave us kids alone

All in all you're just another brick in the wall
All in all you're just another brick in the wall

                     Wrong! Do it again!
                     If you don't eat your meat you can't have any pudding.
                     How can you have any pudding if you don't eat your meat?
                     You! Yes you behind the bikeshed.
                     Stand still laddie!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Mother

Mother do you think they'll drop the bomb
Mother do you think they'll like this song
Mother do you think they'll try to break my balls
Ooooh ahhh mother should I build the wall

Mother should I run for president
Mother should I trust the government
Mama will they put me in the firing line
Ooooh ahhh is it just a waste of time

Hush now baby, baby don't you cry
Mama's gonna make all of your nightmares come true
Mama's gonna put all of her fears into you
Mama's gonna keep you right here under her wing
She won't let you fly but she might let you sing
Mama's gonna keep baby cozy and warm
Ooooh Babe
Ooooh baby
Ooooh Babe of course Mama's gonna help build the wall

Oooh Babe
Oooh baby
Oooooohhh
Mama do you think she's good enough
For me
Mama do you think she's dangerous
To me
Mama will she tear your little boy apart
Ooooh ahhh Mother will she break my heart

Hush now baby, baby don't you cry
Mama's gonna check out all your girlfriends for you
And mama won't let anyone dirty get through
Mama's gonna wait up until you come in
And mama will always find out where you've been
Mama's gonna keep baby healthy and clean
Oooh Babe
Oooh baby
Oooh Babe you'll always be a baby to me

Mother did it need to be so high
 
 
 
 
 
 

Goodbye Blue Sky

                     Look mummy, there's an airplane up in the sky.

Oooooooooooooooooooooooooooooh
Did, did, did, did you see the frightened ones
Did, did, did, did you hear the falling bombs
Did, did, did, did you ever wonder
Why we had to run for shelter
When the promise of a brave new world
Unfurled beneath the clear blue sky

Oooooooooooooooooooooooooooooh
Did, did, did, did you see the frightened ones
Did, did, did, did you hear the falling bombs
The flames are all long gone
But the pain lingers on
Goodbye blue sky
Goodbye blue sky
Goodbye
Goodbye
 
 
 
 
 
 

Empty Spaces

What shall we use to fill the empty spaces
Where waves of hunger gnaw
Shall we set out across this sea of faces
In search of more and more applause
 
 
 
 
 
 

What Shall We Do Now?

Shall we buy new guitar
Shall we drive a more powerful car
Shall we work straight through the night
Shall we get into fights
Leave the lights on
Drop bombs
Do tours of the East
Contract diseases
And bury bones
Break up homes
Send flowers by phone
Take to drink
Go to shrinks
Give up meat
Rarely sleep
Keep people as pets
Train dogs
Race rats
Fill the attic with cash
Bury treasure
Store up leisure
But never relax at all

With our backs to the wall
Backs to the wall

                     Thank you.
                     Good evening.
                     Welcome.
 
 
 
 
 

Young Lust

                     This is called Young Lust

I am just a new boy
A stranger in this town
Where are all the good times
Who's gonna show this stranger around?

Ooooh I need a dirty woman
Ooooh I need a dirty girl

Will some woman in this desert land
Make me feel like a real man
Take this rock and roll refugee
Oooh baby set me free

Ooooh I need a dirty woman
Ooooh I need a dirty girl

                     Get down, Dave.

Ooooh I need a dirty woman
Ooooh I need a dirty girl

                     ring ring

                     Hello?

                     Yes, a collect call for Mrs. Floyd from Mrs. Floyd.
                     Will you accept the charges from United States?

                     click!

                     Oh he hung up.
                     That's your residence right?
                     I wonder why he hung up?
                     Is there supposed to be someone else there besides
                     your wife there to answer?

                     ring ring
                     ring ring

                     Hello?

                     This is the United States calling.
                     Are we reaching...

                     click!

                     See he keeps hanging up.
                     And it's a man answering...
 
 
 
 
 

One Of My Turns

                     Oh my god.
                     What a fabulous room
                     Are all these your guitars?
                     God! This place is bigger than our apartment!

                     Uhh can I get a drink of water?
                     You want some? huh?
                     Oh wow. Look at this tub?
                     Wanna take a bath?

                     What are you watching?
                     Hello?
                     Are you feeling okay?

Day after day, love turns grey
Like the skin on a dying man
And night after night
We pretend it's all right
But I have grown older and
You have grown colder and
Nothing is very much fun anymore
And I can feel
One of all my turns coming on
I feel
Cold as a razor blade
Tight as a tourniquet
Dry as a funeral drum

Run to the bedroom
In the suitcase on the left
You'll find my favorite axe
Don't look so frightened
This is just a passing phase
One of my bad days
Would you like to watch T.V.?
Or get between the sheets?
Or contemplate the silent freeway?
Would you like something to eat?
Would you like to learn to fly?
Would you like to see me try?

Would you like to call the cops?
Do you think it's time I stopped?
Why are you running away?
 
 
 
 
 
 

Don't Leave Me Now

Ooooh Babe
Don't leave me now
Don't say it's the end of the road
Remember the flowers I sent
I need you Babe
To put through the shredder in front of my friends
Ooooh Babe
Don't leave me now
How could you go?
When you know how I need you
...need you
...need you
...need you
...need you
...need you
...need you
To beat to a pulp on a Saturday night
Ooooh Babe
Don't leave me now
How can ya treat me this way?
Running away
...running away
...running away
...running away
...running away
...running away
Ooooh Babe
Why are you running away?
Ooooooooohhh Babe
Ooooooooohhh Babe
Ooooooooohhh Babe
Ooooooooooooooooo
 
 
 
 
 

Another Brick In The Wall (Part-3)

                     Arrrrghhhh!
                     This Roman Meal bakery thought you'd like to know.

I don't need no arms around me
And I don't need no drugs to calm me
I have seen the writing on the wall
Don't think I need anything at all
No, don't think I need anything at all

All in all it was all just bricks in the wall
All in all you were all just bricks in the wall
 
 
 
 
 
 

The Last Few Bricks (Instrumental)
 

 
 
 
 
Goodbye Cruel World

Goodbye cruel world
I'm leaving you today
Goodbye
Goodbye
Goodbye

Goodbye all you people
There's nothing you can say
To make me change my mind
Goodbye
 
 
 
 
 
 

Hey You

Hey you
Out there in the cold
Getting lonely
Getting old
Can you feel me
Hey you
Standing in the aisles
With itchy feet and fading smiles
Can you feel me
Hey you
Don't help them to bury the light
Don't give in without a fight

Hey you
Out there on your own
Sitting naked by the phone
Would you touch me
Hey you
With your ear against the wall
Waiting for someone to call out
Would you touch me
Hey you
Would you help me to carry the stone
Open your heart, I'm coming home

But it was only a fantasy
The wall was too high, as you can see
No matter how he tried he could not break free
And the worms ate into his brain

Hey you
Out there on the road
Always doing what you're told
Can you help me
Hey you
Out there beyond the wall
Breaking bottles in the hall
Can you help me
Hey you
Don't tell me there's no hope at all
Together we stand, divided we fall
 
 
 
 
 

Is There Anybody Out There?

                     This place is ridiculous.
                     A week in here is like playing Russian Roulette.

                     I'm going.
                     Well go! Go!
                     All right! I will!

                     It better not be you, it'll be the last book you took.
                     He'll break you into seven pieces -
                     one for each day of the week.

                     You can't go home yet Snuffy.
                     You haven't found Buffy.
                     Oh I'm sorry Bird but I have to go home.
                     But it sure was fun pretending...

Is there anybody out there?
Is there anybody out there?
Is there anybody out there?
Is there anybody out there?

                     Enter the exciting world of reading.
                     It's fun.
                     Visit your local public library, its free.
 
 
 
 
 

Nobody Home

I got a little black book with my poems in
I've got a bag with a toothbrush and comb in
When I'm a good dog they sometimes throw me a bone in
I got elastic bands keeping my shoes on
Got those swollen hands blues
I got thirteen channels of shit on the TV to choose from
I've got electric light
And I got second sight
Got amazing powers of observation
And that is how I know
When I try to get through
On the telephone to you
There'll be nobody home

Got the obligatory Hendrix perm
And the inevitable pinhole burns
All down the front of my favourite satin shirt
I've got nicotine stains on my finger
Got a silver spoon on a chain
Got a grand piano to prop up my mortal remains
I got wild staring eyes
And I've got a strong urge to fly
But I got nowhere to fly to
...fly to
...fly to
...fly to
...fly to
...fly to
...fly to
...fly to
Ooooh Babe
When I pick up the phone
                     Roger! is he your doctor? What a coincidence!
There's still nobody home
I've got a pair of Gohill's boots
And I got fading roots
 
 
 
 
 
Vera

Does anybody here remember Vera Lynn
Remember how she said that
We would meet again
Some sunny day

Vera! Vera!
What has become of you
Does anybody else in here
Feel the way I do?
 
 
 
 
 

Bring The Boys Back Home

Bring the boys back home
Bring the boys back home
Don't leave the children on their own
No
No
Bring the boys back home

                     ring ring
                     Wrong! Do it again.
                     knock knock knock knock
                     Time to go!
                     Are you feeling okay?
                     There's a man answering but he keeps hanging up.

                     Is there anybody out there?
 
 
 
 

Comfortably Numb

Hello... hello... hello
Is there anybody in there
Just nod if you can hear me
Is there anyone at home
Come on... come on now
I hear you're feeling down
Well I can ease the pain
And get you on your feet again
Relax... relax... relax
I'll need some information first
Just the basic facts
Now can you show me where it hurts

There is no pain, you are receding
A distant ship smoke on the horizon
You are only coming through in waves
Your lips move but I can't hear what you're saying
When I was a child I had a fever
My hands felt just like two balloons
Now I've got that feeling once again
I can't explain, you would not understand
This is not how I am
I have become comfortably numb

I have become comfortably numb

Okay... okay... okay
Just a little pinprick
There'll be no more aaaaaaaah!
But you may feel a little sick
Now can you stand up... stand up... stand up?
I do believe it's working, good
That'll keep you going through the show
Come on it's time to go

There is no pain, you are receding
A distant ship smoke on the horizon
You are only coming through in waves
Your lips move but I can't hear what you're saying
When I was a child
I caught a fleeting glimpse
Out of the corner of my eye
I turned to look but it was gone
I cannot put my finger on it now
The child is grown
The dream is gone
And I have become
Comfortably numb
 
 
 
 
 

The Show Must Go On

Ooooh Ma Ooooh Pa
Must the show go on
Ooooh Pa take me home.. take me home.. take me home
Ooooh Ma let me go... let me go... let me go

Do I have to stand up wild eyed in the spotlight
What a nightmare
Why don't I turn and run
Ooooh Pa take me home.. take me home.. take me home
Ooooh Ma let me go... let me go... let me go

It was just a mistake
I didn't mean to let them
Take away my soul
Am I too old
Is it too late

Ooooh Ma Ooooh Pa
Where's the feeling gone?
Ooooh Ma Ooooh Pa
Will I remember the songs?

The show must go on
 
 
 
 
 
 

Master of Ceremonies
(Announcement)

Good evening.
Good evening and welcome to Earl's Court.
My name is Gary Yudman and we are going to have a fine show this evening.
Well, we'd like to thank you for your patience in waiting.
The stage is set and the band is about ready to begin I think...

No, no. Not quite yet.

Well this will afford me the opportunity to remind you -
 
 
 
 
 

In The Flesh

So ya
Thought ya
Might like to
Go to the show
To feel the warm thrill of confusion
That space cadet glow
I got some bad news for you sunshine
Pink isn't well he stayed back at the hotel
And they've sent us along as a surrogate band
We're gonna find out where you fans really stand

Are there any queers in the theatre tonight
Get 'em up against the wall
There's one in the spotlight
Now he don't look right to me
Get him up against the wall
And that one looks Jewish
And that one's a coon
Who let all this riffraff into the room
There's one smoking a joint
And another with spots
If I had my way
I'd have all of ya shot
 
 
 
 
 

Run Like Hell

                     Aaaaghhh !
                     Are there any paranoids in the audience tonight?
                     Is there anyone who worries about things?
                     Pathetic!
                     This is for all the weak people in the audience.
                     Is there anyone here who's weak?
                     This is for you, it's called Run Like Hell.
                     Let's all have a clap!
                     Come on, we can't hear you,
                     get your hands together, have a good time!
                     Enjoy yourselves! That's better!
 

Run... run... run... run...
Run... run... run... run...
Run... run... run... run...

You better make your face up in
Your favorite disguise
With your button down lips and your
Roller blind eyes
With your empty smile
And your hungry heart
Feel the bile rising from your guilty past
With your nerves in tatters
As the cockleshell shatters
And the hammers batter
Down your door
You better run

Run... run... run... run...
Run... run... run... run...
Run... run... run... run... run... run... run... run...

You better run all day
And run all night
And keep your dirty feelings deep inside
And if you're taking your girlfriend out tonight
You'd better park the car well out of sight
'Cos if they catch you in the back seat
Trying to pick her locks
They're gonna send you back to mother
In a cardboard box
You better run
 
 
 
 
 

Waiting For The Worms

                     Pink floyd... pink floyd...
                     hammer... hammer...
                     Eins zwei drei alle

Ahhh Ooooh You cannot reach me now
Ahhh No matter how you try
Goodbye cruel world it's over
Walk on by

Sitting in a bunker here behind my wall
Waiting for the worms... worms to come
In perfect isolation here behind my wall
Waiting for the worms... worms to come

                     We're waiting to succeed and going to convene outside
                     Brixton Town Hall where we're going to be...
Waiting to cut out the deadwood
Waiting to clean up the city
Waiting to follow the worms
Waiting to put on a black shirt
Waiting to weed out the weaklings
Waiting to smash in their windows
And kick in their doors
Waiting for the final solution
To strengthen the strain
Waiting to follow the worms
Waiting to turn on the showers
And fire the ovens
Waiting for the queens and the coons
And the reds and the jews
Waiting to follow the worms

Would... would you like to see Britannia
Rule again my friend
All you have to do is follow the worms

Would... would you like to send our coloured cousins
Home again my friend
All you need to do is follow the worms
 
 
 
 
 
 

Stop

Stop
I wanna go home
Take off this uniform
And leave the show
And I'm waiting in this cell
Because I have to know... have to know... have to know
Have I been guilty all this time... time... time... time... time
 
 
 
 
 

The Trial

Good morning Worm your honour
The Crown will plainly show
The prisoner who now stands before you
Was caught red handed showing feelings
Showing feelings of an almost human nature
This will not do

                     Call the schoolmaster

I always said he'd come to no good
In the end your honour
If they'd let me have my way I could
Have flayed him into shape
But my hands were tied
The bleeding hearts and artists
Let him get away with murder
Let me hammer him today

Crazy... toys in the attic I am crazy
Truly gone fishing
They must have taken my marbles away
Crazy... toys in the attic he is crazy

                     Call the wife

You little shit, you're in it now
I hope they throw away the key
You should've talked to me more often
Than you did, but no you had to
Go your own way
Have you broken any homes up lately?
Just five minutes Worm your honour
Him and me alone

Baaaaaaaaaaaaaaabe
Come to Mother baby
Let me hold you in my arms
M'Lud I never wanted him to
Get in any trouble
Why'd he ever have to leave me
Worm your honour let me take him home

Crazy
Over the rainbow I am crazy
Bars in the window
There must have been a door there in the wall
When I came in
Crazy over the rainbow he is crazy

The evidence before the court is
Incontrovertible, there's no need for
The jury to retire
In all my years of judging
I have never heard before of
Someone more deserving
The full penalty of the law
The way you made them suffer
Your exquisite wife and mother
Fills me with the urge to defecate
                     Go on judge. Shit on him.
Since my friend you have revealed your
Deepest fear
I sentence you to be exposed before your peers
Tear down the wall
 
 
 
 
 
Outside The Wall

All alone or in twos
The ones who really love you
Walk up and down outside the wall
Some hand in hand
Some gathered together in bands
The bleeding hearts and the artists
Make their stand
And when they've given you their all
Some stagger and fall
After all it's not easy
Banging your heart against some mad bugger's wall

                     Thank you.
                     Thank you very much.
                     Goodnight.



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