The 5 Most Iconic Pink Floyd Lyrics Of All Time

We're celebrating the news of the psychedelic rockers' surprise LP 'The Endless River' with their most influential lyrics.


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It's difficult to come across an individual who isn't familiar with Pink Floyd. The UK-based band opened the musical floodgates for psychedelic rock back in seventies, with their record Dark Side Of The Moon being praised as one of the best albums of all time, again and again. Their last release, The Division Bell, came out in 1994, and 20 years later, it's been officially confirmed by the group that a 15th studio album is on the way. The Endless River is said to be a collection of tracks that didn't make it on The Division Bell, and even though it's rumored to be a completely instrumental album, we're still eagerly awaiting the October-due LP.

In the meantime, we thought we'd revisit Pink Floyd's impressive catalogue of striking, captivating songs that have inspired music fans around the world, and will continue to do so with each passing generation. Have a look at what we think are Pink Floyd's most influential lyrics:

5. Time

"And you run, and you run to catch up with the sun, but it's sinking / Racing around to come up behind you again / The sun is the same in a relative way, but you're older / Shorter of breath and one day closer to death..."

4. Money

"Money / So they say / Is the root of all evil today / But if you ask for a raise / It's no surprise that they're giving none away..."

3. Comfortably Numb

"When I was a child I had a fever / My hands felt just like two balloons / Now I've got that feeling once again / I can't explain you would not understand / This is not how I am / I have become comfortably numb..."

2. Wish You Were Here

"How I wish, how I wish you were here / We're just two lost souls / Swimming in a fish bowl / Year after year..."

1. Another Brick In The Wall

"Hey, teacher, leave the kids alone / All in all it's just another brick in the wall / All in all you're just another brick in the wall..."

What's your favorite lyric line by Pink Floyd, ever? Tell us in the comments, and let us know if you're excited to hear unreleased music from the legendary psych-rockers.