Far, far, far away, way
People heard him say, say
Something will be done

Then at last the mighty ship
Descending on a point of flame
Made contact with the human race
And melted hearts

Now, now, now is the time, time
Time to be, be, be aware

Carter's father saw him there and
Knew the road revealed to him
The living soul of Hereward the Wake

Oh, my, something in the sky, sky
Something in my eye, eye
Waiting there for me

The outer lock rolled slowly back
The service men were heard to sigh
For there revealed in glowing robes
Was Lucy in the sky

Oh, oh, did you ever know, know
Never ever will they
I cannot say

Summoning his cosmic powers
And glowing slightly from his clothes
His psychic emanations flowed

Lyrics submitted by Demau Senae, edited by hannabells

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  • +4
    General Commentwrong lyrics as usual:
    Far far far away way
    people heard him say say
    I will find a way way
    there will come a day day
    something will be done

    Then at last the mighty ship
    descending on a point of flame
    made contact with the human race at Mildenhall (UK historical place)
    Now now now is the time time
    time to be be be aware

    Carter's Father saw it there
    And knew the Rhull revealed to him
    The living soul of Hereword, the Wake (UK literary/historical refernces)

    Oh my, something in my eye, eye
    something in the sky
    waiting there for me

    The outer lock rolled slowly back
    the servicemen where heard to cry
    For there revealed in flowing robes
    Was Lucy in the Sky

    Oh oh did you ever know?
    No, no never will they, Ill say!
    Summoning in his cosmic powers
    and glowing slightly from his toes
    The psychic emanations-fly
    seashellzon January 13, 2005   Link
  • +2
    General CommentSeashellz's re-post has the right lyrics.

    For the meaning of this song, all I can do is speculate. It is an amazing song, off one of of Floyd's most amazing and underrated albums. The song seems to be about aliens (or possibly angels, or simply the combined concept) bringing revalation to the human race. The "Him" referred to may be a form of alien, angel, or perhaps saviour (I hesitate to say "God" because of its Christian implications). I do agree that "t'was Lucy in the sky" has LSD connotations. With no specualtion, it is clear that it is about revalation brought to humans. Whether by drugs, aliens, or divines, as usually Floyd has left it up to the listener to decide.
    Unsoundon February 25, 2007   Link
  • +2
    General CommentSomeone please explain to me why Demau Senae hasn't been banned from submitting lyrics yet. This kid has the worst hearing of anyone I've ever known, and yet he's submitted thousands of completely wrong lyrics to the site.
    crazydiamond1to9on March 24, 2007   Link
  • +2
    General CommentAbsolutely love this piece, from the guitar at the beginning down to the very last second. I would indeed agree it goes with the theory that, even in a non-scientific manner, most hallucinogens/psychotics were accepted to put you more in-tune with the universe. Granted, I've never taken them, and have very little, if any, intent on ever doing so, but from observing others' experiences with them, and the general notion of increased vividity and "connection", I think it's fairly reasonable that this song would be something along those lines.

    P.S. Thanks to seashellz for the corrected lyrics; however, only one thing that was right in the first lyrics posting is that the "...servicemen were heard to sigh", not "cry".
    SovietCommissaron July 02, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentPersonne a rien écrit sur cette merveille la??? c la premiere toune que j'ai entendu de pink floyd et depuis ce temps je voue un culte inconsidérable a ce groupe!!! VIVE PINK FLOYD

    I don't understand why nobody comments this fabulous song! This is the first song of Pink Floyd that I heard and since then, Pink Floyd is my favourite groups of all time.
    silver_eveon March 07, 2003   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI love this song, it's my 2nd favorite song on my favorite Floyd album.
    TheTrialon December 28, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis song sounds so magical. Sigh.
    Eatcarpeton December 29, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThe repeating line is the exact same tune from the "Intersteller Overdrive". Doot doot, doo doo doo... doot doot, doo doo doo...
    Eatcarpeton December 29, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI find it quite obviously about alien lifeform landing... the lyrics posted are very very wrong however..
    piper_at_the_gateson August 17, 2006   Link
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    General CommentLucy in the sky is an undeniable reference to LSD, so don't say it's not about drugs. I think this song is suggesting that there is something otherworldly about LSD, and that it is meant to help the human race advance. (Definitely believable if you've ever taken it.) Terence McKenna (an author) thought that psychedelics were meant to tune the brain in with cosmic communication channels between different alien races.
    hungrybearon January 24, 2007   Link

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