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Pink Floyd - The Nile Song

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Uploaded on Mar 13, 2009

IThe Nile Song" is the second song from Pink Floyd's 1969 album, Soundtrack from the Film More. Many consider it one of the band's flirtations with hard rock, along with the 1979 track "Young Lust" (from The Wall) and 1983's "Not Now John" (from 1983's The Final Cut). It is written by Roger Waters and it is one of the few Pink Floyd's songs not featuring any keyboard. The track "Ibiza Bar" in the same album reprises almost the same theme. Andy Kellman of Allmusic describes "The Nile Song" as "one of the heaviest songs the band recorded".[1] The harmonic progression gives a strain of modulations, beginning at A, and then rising a whole step with each repeat, cycling through six different keys, returning to the starting point of A, and continuing the pattern as the song fades out

Lyrics:

I was standing by the Nile
When I saw the lady smile
I would take her out for a while
For a while

Oh, my tears wept like a child
How her golden hair was blowing wild
Then she spread her wings to fly
For to fly

Soaring high above the breezes
Going always where she pleases
She will make it to the islands in the sun

I will follow in her shadow
As I watch her from my window
One day I will catch her eye

She is calling from the deep
Summoning my soul to endless sleep
She is bound to drag me down
Drag me down


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