"See-Saw" as written by and Rick Wright....
Marigolds are very much in love, but he doesn't mind
Picking up his sister, he makes his way into the seas or land
All the way she smiles
She goes up while he goes down, down
Sits on a stick in the river
Laughter in his sleep
Sister's throwing stones, hoping for a hit
He doesn't know so then
She goes up while he goes down, down
Another time, another day
A brother's way to leave
Another time, another day

She'll be selling plastic flowers on a Sunday afternoon

Picking up weeds, she hasn't got the time to care
All can see he's not there
She grows up for another man, and he's down
Another time, another day
A brother's way to leave
Another time, another day
Another time, another day
A brother's way to leave


Lyrics submitted by Demau Senae, edited by Mellow_Harsher

"See-Saw" as written by Wright

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    General Commenthow can you say this song is boring??? you arent listening hard enough!!! i just cant see what it means
    CrimsonanCloveron March 08, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentHow can you not love the keyboards and synth's in this song? My favourite off of the album. And what a beautiful chorus.
    FaaipDeOaidon January 14, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI'm not sure if I like this song or not, but saying it's dull seems a little harsh.
    It has an interesting melody and nice lyrics, at least. In fact, lyric-wise, this is one of Rick's better songs (a lot of the time his lyrics just don't seem to flow, but these do).
    ...But I'm very biased towards Rick Wright, so maybe that's clouding my vision- er, hearing.
    ACatastrophicSmileon January 23, 2009   Link
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    General CommentDon't listen to the douchebags who call this song boring. This is a beautiful little atmospheric piece of English psychedelia, and it's perfect just like it is. I always thought the song was a reflection on the relationship of an older brother and little sister, and how they used to play as children. Eventually the sister grows up and marries, and in a sense the brother is replaced. It's a beautiful gem.
    giordano1000on March 09, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think I am the only one who likes this song more than Remember A Day.
    blackled222on April 17, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti actually like this song.. i love the dreamy atmospheric feel it has and how the melody kind of drifts up and down like a see saw.
    musicman144on June 07, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentYes, this song is quite lovely.
    Eatcarpeton June 25, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI love this song, also, as well.
    SOCKPUPPET6Oon July 22, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti don't know. this song makes me think lucy in the sky with diamonds.

    and it may be cliche, but i see drug references in it.
    suckswhenon December 18, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI think it's a song about childhood friends, presumably a brother and sister who had lots of fun together. My best description for this song is that it's very dream-like.
    briguy27on November 21, 2006   Link

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