"Shine On You Crazy Diamond (Parts VI - IX)" as written by Roger Waters, David Jon Gilmour and Rick Wright....
Remember when you were young, you shone like the sun.
Shine on you crazy diamond.
Now there's a look in your eyes, like black holes in the sky.

Shine on you crazy diamond.
You were caught on the crossfire of childhood and stardom,
Blown on the steel breeze.
Come on you target for faraway laughter,
Come on you stranger, you legend, you martyr, and shine!
You reached for the secret too soon, you cried for the moon.

Shine on you crazy diamond.
Threatened by shadows at night, and exposed in the light.
Shine on you crazy diamond.
Well you wore out your welcome with random precision,
Rode on the steel breeze.
Come on you raver, you seer of visions,
Come on you painter, you piper, you prisoner, and shine!

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"Shine on You Crazy Diamond (Pt. 2 of a Journey into Your Brain)" as written by Richard Wright David Jon Gilmour

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    General CommentWell, pinkubus, I wouldn't say you are alone in your assumption. I enjoy playing the "second part" more than the first. Between the lap steel and the synth, it just becomes a great example of what the Floyd was all about. To "bask in the shadow of yesterday's triumph." It's this that all Floyd fans do!
    hybridorangeon December 09, 2004   Link

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