Viscous self-centered people who abuse others to achieve success, no matter
what the cost, yet in the end, fall victims to their own ways and end up
David Gilmour: I did one or two very nice, slightly different guitar solos
on it that I was quite pleased with...It's two-part in the melody sections,
but the last line of the first solo, I believe, is a three-part descending
augmented chord. Which is quite nice and I was very proud of it. I thought
it was quite clever . Then Roger went and wiped it out, by mistake, and
I had to recreate it.
One of the lines at the end of the song reads "Who was given a seat in the
stand" on the lyrics sheet, but is sung "Who was given a pat on the back".