One of these days, I'm going to cut you into little pieces

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One of These Days Lyrics as written by Nick Mason Rick Wright

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    General CommentRoger Waters called this song "a poignant appraisal of the contempary social situation"

    Nitroguy pretty much got it right on, it represents the typical stresfull day and the release at the end of it. I think Roger was trying to say that we should all slow down a little and chill out before we all go insane and kill eachother.
    Nicodemus27on February 09, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis song actualluy COULDNT remind me LESS of Shine on You Crazy Diamond. Shine on is a mellow chill track with dreamy landscapes and poingnat landscapes. This is a hard rocking song with no sung lyrics and is quite short for a PF song. Echoes reminds me more of Shine On; the two are EXTREMELY similar in composition. But anyways this song is great, on LIve At Pompei Nick goes right into slow motion before the steady song really starts and then accelerates into fast just as they smash through the drum soloing and demonic words. :)
    JuliaDreameron October 29, 2005   Link
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    General Commentconsider another early floyd song with rather minimalist lyrics, "careful with that axe, eugene". could it be one of eugenes victims immortal last words as eugene utters "one of these days ..." as said victim is rendered into "little pieces"? just an observation.
    bruon March 10, 2006   Link
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    General Commentwhat i like most about this song is that even without the blatantly over-the-top lyrics, the song still sounds incredibly violent and aggressive. it's rather neat how that can be done with a few instruments and a synthesizer. captivating mood.
    lumbojackon January 03, 2007   Link
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    General CommentAside from "Echoes" and "In The Flesh?" this is my favorite Pink Floyd song. First time I heard this I wasn't sure if I was listening to a Pink Floyd song because of the dark vibe to it, and once the vocals kicked in I jumped up in my chair a bit, completely unexpected. Outstanding song.
    JazzzSpazzzon January 03, 2010   Link
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    General CommentI know it has nothing to do with the actual song meaning but it always reminds me of a chase scene. I feel like the best way to top off a perfect chase scene would be to play a perfectly put together mayhem of a song.
    ohlordzbon August 27, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love this song, it is amazing in so many ways. So complecated and yet so simple. I like the PULSE version more, I had to rip it off my own VHS. I don't know why they didn't put it on the cd.
    ReaperKKon April 29, 2002   Link
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    General Commentyes, well arranged. It gave me the creeps as I first listenend it at night when I was lying in bed
    AgathaKavkaon May 30, 2002   Link
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    General CommentLying in bed at night is probably the best way to listen to Pink Floyd, as I enjoy doing with this album.

    Anyway, I always thought it was "I'm going to turn you into a little beast", but this definitely seems more likely.
    Songmeaningsuseron March 06, 2003   Link
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    General CommentPink floyd is th ebest band ever! and they are deffinatly the best when u listen to them in bed at night cause u can think about the sing at the same time
    Pink floyd 388on March 12, 2003   Link

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