"In the Flesh II" as written by and Roger Waters....
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, turn on the sound effects, action
Drop it, drop it on 'em, drop it on them


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"In the Flesh" as written by Roger Waters

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  • +5
    General Commentim sorry but youre retarded. ive run into other people that say, "hey this racist, they shouldnt be saying those things." Its a satire, he's singing out a character, from a different narrator, he's not Roger Waters. He's playing a bigot, its a concept album.
    crimpon August 05, 2006   Link
  • +3
    Lyric CorrectionPretty sure this In The Flesh Part I.
    robertBosson June 15, 2012   Link
  • +1
    General Commentugh, these lyrics are full of mistakes.... they really shouldn't be here. On The Wall their is a song called "In the Flesh" and a differents one called "In the Flesh?". Their is no "In the Flesh II"

    Just go comment on "In the Flesh" , just incase though, here are the right lyrics

    In The Flesh - Pink Floyd

    So ya, thought ya
    Might like to go to the show.
    To feel that warm thrill of confusion,
    That space cadet glow.
    I've got some bad news for you sunshine,
    Pink isn't well, he stayed back at the hotel
    And they sent us along as a surrogate band
    We're gonna find out where you fans really stand.
    Are there any queers in the theater tonight?
    Get them up against the wall!
    There's one in the spotlight, he don't look right to me,
    Get him up against the wall!
    That one looks Jewish!
    And that one's a coon!
    Who let all of this riff-raff into the room?
    There's one smoking a joint,
    And another with spots!
    If I had my way,
    I'd have all of you shot!
    *JoSIe*on October 08, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentFool is a fool coz this aint nazi thats not the name and these definetly arent the lyrics.

    how can you write so many mistakes?

    anyway this song is bagging out racist so thats u Slipknot retard
    Duckboyon September 07, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Commentyay! racism! about damn time someone took a stand. no but seriously floyd rocks and this song proves it. and they're right about the title. its IN THE FLESH?
    sylaron February 16, 2008   Link
  • +1
    My InterpretationSeriously, this song is in the "crazy" part of the album where the main character Pink has gone insane, and he has been injected with some medicine by the doctor that is making him hallucinate. The whole thing about Nazism and racism is that he essentially becomes what killed his father in WWII: a fascist dictator like Hitler. It's supposed to be ironic and over the course of the next 2 songs ("Run Like Hell" and "Waiting for the Worms") he becomes exactly like Hitler before realizes what's happened to his mind and sets things right.
    eaglescout1984on January 25, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is the song they sing in the movie The Wall, near the end when he goes all nazi.

    Very Good Movie.
    -fool-on September 18, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti wish the versin was FROM the movie, co the one in the movie rocked! where he was yelling and screaming as he sang
    Crazy_Diamondon December 11, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is when his shows start become Neo-Nazi-esque political rallies, creating angry mobs. He has gone crazy behind his "wall". and believes himself to be a fascist dictator.
    zapatista88on April 05, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment1. IT'S NOT ROGER WATERS. IT'S A HALLUCINATION OF PINK AS AN ENGLISH HITLER.
    2. It's 'In The Flesh?', the ? is saying that he's not real
    3. Yes, it IS racist, THEY ARE TAKING THE FUCKING PISS OUT OF HITLER
    sambennallickon November 28, 2006   Link

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