"You Know I'm Right" as written by and D Gilmour....
You can scream and shout with all your might
Dig in your heels and hold on tight
Either you are wrong or I am right

You speak the lines you've overheard
The ring of truth in every word
You know you're right and that's absurd

We really seem to have a problem here
But it is you or me
Whatever I have going through my mind
You always have to disagree
It's just a matter of opinions
It's not a simple fact
Why don't you try to see the other side
Don't turn your back

Now we survey this silent battleground
Recriminations all around
And still no compromise is found

Now we really have a problem
And it won't just disappear
And all the friends we thought we could rely on
Just want to whisper in my ear

"It's just a matter of opinions
You know you keep both in sight
Why should you bother with the other side
When you know yours is right."


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"You Know I'm Right" as written by David Jon Gilmour

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    General CommentThis song is aimed at Roger Waters. David Gilmour and him both "knew" they were right, and both tried to prove it. It should be said that Waters' never wrote a reply, which I feel is cool, and certainly more mature. ^_~
    BleedingHeartArtiston October 11, 2004   Link
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    General Commentin complete accord with you ... but sometimes its better to expess your genuine thought than to keep it inside .Anyway , a great song with perfect lyrics whatever that was written for and of course Dave's voice is as usual great .
    avi.floydon September 05, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis song was written about my September 1983 trip to England in order to talk with Pete Townshend. About the song "Athena" performed by the Who being written about my poster "Athena."

    Two days after my meeting with Townshend, I spent a 2 hour plus bus ride from Bristol to London's Gatwick airport, on the same bus with David Gilmour, Paul and Linda McCartney.

    I know that I am right about The Who performing the song "Athena" about my poster, unfortunately the public does not.

    These lines were written about what transpired on the bus ride.

    "Now we survey this silent battleground
    Recriminations all around
    And still no compromise is found"

    The next two lines are asking me the question, why did I need to fly to England in to talk with Townshend knowing that I was right? Because nobody would believe me!

    "Why should you bother with the other side
    When you know yours is right."
    Kerrywilburyon July 09, 2009   Link
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    General CommentProve that story asshole kerrywilbury! fuckface dickhead
    Nels4r2on May 12, 2011   Link

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