So, so you think you can tell
Heaven from hell?
Blue skies from pain?
Can you tell a green field
From a cold steel rail?
A smile from a veil?
Do you think you can tell?

Did they get you to trade
Your heroes for ghosts?
Hot ashes for trees?
Hot air for a cool breeze?
Cold comfort for change?
Did you exchange
A walk on part in the war
For a lead role in a cage?

How I wish, how I wish you were here
We're just two lost souls
Swimming in a fish bowl
Year after year
Running over the same old ground
What have we found?
The same old fears
Wish you were here


Lyrics submitted by Demau Senae, edited by kehlankr, galaxiaad, bwheeler78, sharkycharming, JohnEightThirtyTwo, GrimTone, robodok, dimaqq, afloyd674, nasses321

Wish You Were Here Lyrics as written by Roger Waters David Gilmour

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    General Commentalready much have been said about this song ,,, I am rather late ...I was just listning to it and thought to scribble something out here .This is amazing , superb guitar notes ... and I like the starting part too much ... heartbeating , splendid ...David Gilmour rules !!!
    avi.floydon February 27, 2006   Link

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