"Where We Start" as written by and David Gilmour....
Where we start is where we end
We step out sweetly, nothing planned
Along by the river we feed bread to the swans
And then over the footbridge to the woods beyond

We walk ourselves weary, you and I
There's just this moment

I light a campfire away from the path
We lie in the bluebells, a woodpecker laughs

Time passes slowly our hearts entwined
All of the dark times left behind

The day is done
The sun sinks low
We fold up the blanket, it's time to go

We walk ourselves weary, arm in arm
Back through the twilight
Home again

We waltz in the moonlight and the embers glow
So much behind us
Still far to go

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"Where We Start" as written by David Gilmour


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    General CommentThis is one of the best song I've heard in a long tim e and it is so simple. It reminds me aof a magical place in Montana where I spent a week in the wilderness. The was a footbridge I crossed at the beginning of my trek, and the sound of birds filled the air.
    Tmo2199on April 02, 2006   Link
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    General CommentAs far as I know, David Gilmour wrote this as a present for his wife. It's basically about them going for a walk and a picnic in the countryside. It's simple but very sweet and romantic
    snifferdogon August 15, 2006   Link
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    General CommentYes, it's a beautiful song, doubtless about David's wife. It just seems to express contentment and devotion. He seems to be using a day out as a metaphor for their relationship. The last verse says it all...

    "We waltz in the moonlight and the embers glow
    So much behind us
    Still far to go"

    It seems that they've been through a lot of "dark times", but are now contented, and looking forward to spending the rest of their lives together.
    Songmeaningsuseron December 20, 2006   Link
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    General CommentWow, It's so amazing. David's style hasn't deviated much at all from Pink Floyd. I hope he never grows old.
    floyd336on March 20, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis is a most beautiful song celebrating life to the very fullest. I really love it. The chords may be simple, but the music is incredible.
    floyd336on March 23, 2007   Link
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    Song ComparisonAnother masterpiece by Dave.
    I love his songs.
    He has proved that he had been the best member in the band, Pink Floyd.
    miladrahimion September 08, 2015   Link

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