The contrasts between the "haves and the "have nots," those in power and
those without any power, or the wealthy and the poor.
Parsons: It was literally a fight to get the delay effect on 'Us and Them'.
We spent a tremendous amount of time hooking up Dolby units and realigning
machines at the wrong speed to accomplish the effect.
The music was originally written for the Zabriskie Point movie (1969) at
which time it was called The Violent Sequence. It was intended to be used
during the riot scenes on the UCLA campus.
Background dialog: 5:05 - "I mean they're gonna
kill ya so if you give em a quick short, sharp, shock, they won't do it
again. Dig it? I mean he get off lightly, cos I would've given him a thrashing.
I only hit him once! It was only a difference of opinion, but really...I
mean good manners don't cost nothing do they, eh?" (Roger The Hat).