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The music was written by Richard Wright with lyrics by Roger Waters. It is sung by David Gilmourwith harmonies by Wright.
It has two saxophone solos in Us And Them - Pink Floyd - Hamilton 75one at the beginning and another towards the end of the song. Richard Wright introduces the song with harmonies on his Hammond organand put a piano chordal backing and short piano solo afterwards on the arrangement.
The tune was originally written on the piano by Wright for the film Zabriskie Point in and was titled "The Violent Sequence". Director Michelangelo Antonioni Pump It Up - Various - Now Thats What I Call Music! 56 it on the grounds that it was too unlike material such as " Careful with That Axe, Eugene ", which was Us And Them - Pink Floyd - Hamilton 75 style of music he wanted to use.
As Roger Waters recalls it in impersonation, Antonioni's response was: "It's beautiful, but is it too sad, you know? It makes me think of church ". The tonic of D, alternating with the dominant, A, is sustained on bass guitar as a pedal point throughout the verses. The D minor chord with a major seventh is a rarity in s rock music.
This progression is played twice between each verse, and is not unlike אל תלך = Dont Go There - אבי* = Avi* - אבי = Avi chorusexcept that the lyrics are different with each repeat.
In the middle, there is a break during which roadie Roger "The Hat" Manifold speaks. It was also re-released on the best of album, Echoes: The Best of Pink Floydwhere it is the seventh track of the second disc. The ending of the song was edited in this version, with the vocals from the last measure treated with heavy delayand the music track muted entirely, to avoid the seamless transition to " Any Colour You Like " that occurs on The Dark Side of the Moon.
The following dialogue by the band's roadie, Roger "The Hat" Manifold, one of his two spoken segments on the album, is heard before the second saxophone solo:. Well I mean, they're not gonna kill ya, so like, if you give 'em a Us And Them - Pink Floyd - Hamilton 75 sh Dig it? I mean 'e got off light, 'cause I coulda given 'im a thrashin' but I only hit 'im once.
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