Pink Floyd - Shine On You Crazy Diamond (I-V)

PINK FLOYD


Shine On You Crazy Diamond (I-V) Lyrics

Remember when you were young, you shone like the sun.
Shine on you crazy diamond.
Now there's a look in your eyes, like black holes in the sky.
Shine on you crazy diamond.
You were caught on the crossfire of childhood and stardom,
blown on the steel breeze.
Come on you target for faraway laughter,
come on you stranger, you legend, you martyr, and shine!
You reached for the secret too soon, you cried for the moon.
Shine on you crazy diamond.
Threatened by shadows at night, and exposed in the light.
Shine on you crazy diamond.
Well you wore out your welcome with random precision,
rode on the steel breeze.
Come on you raver, you seer of visions,
come on you painter, you piper, you prisoner, and shine!

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Songwriter(s): Gilmore, Waters, Wright
Copyright: Pink Floyd Music Publishers Ltd.
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Meaning to "Shine On You Crazy Diamond (I-V)" (1 meaning)
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This song is about Sid Barrett and his slide into mental illness, what once was a great talent had become something of an embarressment to himself and others
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