Get Your Filthy Hands off My Desert Lyrics

Pink Floyd


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Roger Waters
album: Track 7 in album The Final Cut
release date: 1983-3-21
popularity : 20 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Blues
styles: Psychedelic Rock/Prog Rock/Symphonic Rock
length: 1:17
producer: Roger Waters, Michael Kamen and James Guthrie
engineer: Andy Jackson and James Guthrie
assistant engineer: Mike Nocito, Andy Canelle and Jules Bowen
orchestrator: Michael Kamen
guitar: Roger Waters
lead vocals: Roger Waters
tape: Nick Mason
composer: Roger Waters
lyricist: Roger Waters

Album Information

label: Harvest
country(area): United Kingdom
format: 12" Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

Pink Floyd The Final Cut cover art


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"Oi, get your filthy hands off my desert!"
"What 'e say?"

Brezhnev took Afghanistan.
Begin took Beirut.
Galtieri took the Union Jack.
And Maggie, over lunch one day,
Took a cruiser with all hands.
Apparently, to make him give it back


Track Listing

12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 The Post War Dream
  • 2 Your Possible Pasts
  • 3 One of the Few
  • 4 The Hero’s Return
  • 5 The Gunners Dream
  • 6 Paranoid Eyes
  • 7 Get Your Filthy Hands Off My Desert
  • 8 The Fletcher Memorial Home
  • 9 Southampton Dock
  • 10 The Final Cut
  • 11 Not Now John
  • 12 Two Suns in the Sunset