Money Lyrics

Money Lyrics
Money Lyrics

“Money” by Pink Floyd stands as an iconic anthem, revered for its distinctive sound and insightful lyrics that explore the complexities and contradictions of wealth and materialism. Released on their critically acclaimed album “The Dark Side of the Moon” in 1973, the song captivates listeners with its infectious bassline, innovative use of cash register sounds, and Roger Waters’ biting social commentary. As one of Pink Floyd’s most recognizable and enduring tracks, “Money” continues to resonate with audiences worldwide, serving as both a sonic masterpiece and a poignant reflection on the pursuit of riches in modern society.

Money Lyrics


[Verse 1: David Gilmour]
Money, get away
Get a good job with more pay, and you’re okay
Money, it’s a gas
Grab that cash with both hands and make a stash

New car, caviar, four-star daydream
Think I’ll buy me a football team

[Verse 2: David Gilmour]
Money, get back
I’m alright, Jack, keep your hands off of my stack
Money, it’s a hit
Ah, don’t give me that do-goody-good bullshit

I’m in the hi-fidelity first class travelling set
And I think I need a Learjet

[Saxophone Solo]
[Guitar Solo]

[Verse 3: David Gilmour]
Money, it’s a crime
Share it fairly, but don’t take a slice of my pie
Money, so they say
Is the root of all evil today

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But if you ask for a rise, it’s no surprise that they’re giving none away

[Outro: David Gilmour]
Away, away, away
Away, away, away
Away, ooh…

[Spoken Outro: Interview excerpts]
– Yeah – (chuckles) – I was in the right!
— Yes, absolutely in the right!
— I certainly was in the right!
— Yeah, I was definitely in the right; that geezer was cruising for a bruising!
— Yeah!
— Why does anyone do anything?
— I don’t know, I was really drunk at the time…
— I was just telling him it was in, he could get it in number two. He was asking why it wasn’t coming up on fader eleven. After, I was yelling and screaming and telling him why it wasn’t coming up on fader eleven. It came to a heavy blow, which sorted the matter out….

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