I was standing by the Nile
When I saw the lady smile
I would take her out for a while
For a while

Oh, my tears wept like a child
How her golden hair was blowing wild
Then she spread her wings to fly
For to fly

Soaring high above the breezes
Going always where she pleases
She will make it to the islands in the sun

I will follow in her shadow
As I watch her from my window
One day I will catch her eye

She is calling from the deep
Summoning my soul to endless sleep
She is bound to drag me down
Drag me down

Lyrics submitted by Demau Senae

The Nile Song Lyrics as written by Roger Waters

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  • +2
    General CommentIt would be intresting to know what would of happened if Pink Floyd mixed this loud and dramatic sound in The Nile Song with their other music. Would Floyd be considered a legendary heavy metal band too?
    Armon July 07, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentGreat song. But what does drag down means? I can't find it in any dictionary:)
    soft-wareon January 14, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General CommentPink Floyd goes hardXcore.
    SOCKPUPPET6Oon August 27, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentFunny grungy stuff... I usually don't like when David try to shout, but this time he did it right...
    Kaiser Sozeon December 11, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentdrag someone down is like... make sombody fail... or to drag them to do things that arent right... hope I've helped..
    HighwayStaron February 03, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentseems like waters is being led on by a girl he can't have?
    gregstrongon March 04, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentgood song
    MushieManon April 07, 2005   Link
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    General CommentPink Floyd go hard rock and do a bloody good job of it! Great song!
    Arnold Layneon April 26, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentSuperb song! And the fact that this type of song was performed in 1969 is brilliant. They were way ahead of their time on this one. It also shows that Pink Floyd could have taken on different types of music and still be successful with it.
    Tabuckton April 28, 2005   Link
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    General CommentNick Mason did awsome in this song on the drums
    noah7789on March 01, 2006   Link

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