Mother Lyrics

Pink Floyd


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Roger Waters
album: Track in album The Wall
release date: 1979-11-30
popularity : 410 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Non-Music Stage & Screen
styles: Psychedelic Rock/Prog Rock/Arena Rock/Classic Rock
length: 5:34
producer: David Gilmour, Roger Waters and Bob Ezrin
engineer: James Guthrie
co-producer: James Guthrie
composer: Roger Waters
lyricist: Roger Waters

Cover Art

Pink Floyd The Wall cover art
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Mother do you think they'll drop the bomb?

Mother do you think they'll like this song?

Mother do you think they'll try to break my balls?

Ooh, ah
Mother should I build the wall?
Mother should I run for President?
Mother should I trust the government?
Mother will they put me in the firing mine?
Ooh ah,
Is it just a waste of time?

Hush now baby, baby, don't you cry.
Mama's gonna make all your nightmares come true.
Mama's gonna put all her fears into you.
Mama's gonna keep you right here under her wing.
She won't let you fly, but she might let you sing.
Mama's gonna keep baby cozy and warm.
Ooh baby, ooh baby, ooh baby,
Of course mama's gonna help build the wall.

Mother do you think she's good enough?
For me?
Mother do you think she's dangerous,
To me?
Mother will she tear your little boy apart?
Ooh ah,
Mother will she break my heart?

Hush now baby, baby don't you cry.
Mama's gonna check out all your girlfriends for you.
Mama won't let anyone dirty get through.
Mama's gonna wait up until you get in.
Mama will always find out where you've been.
Mama's gonna keep baby healthy and clean.
Ooh baby, ooh baby, ooh baby,
You'll always be baby to me.

Mother, did it need to be so high?


Track Listing


Vinyl 1
  • 1 In the Flesh?
  • 2 The Thin Ice
  • 3 Another Brick in the Wall, Part 1
  • 4 The Happiest Days of Our Lives
  • 5 Another Brick in the Wall, Part 2
  • 6 Mother
  • 7 Goodbye Blue Sky
  • 8 Empty Spaces
  • 9 Young Lust
  • 10 One of My Turns
  • 11 Don’t Leave Me Now
  • 12 Another Brick in the Wall, Part 3
  • 13 Goodbye Cruel World
    Vinyl 2
  • 1 Hey You
  • 2 Is There Anybody Out There?
  • 3 Nobody Home
  • 4 Vera
  • 5 Bring the Boys Back Home
  • 6 Comfortably Numb
  • 7 The Show Must Go On
  • 8 In the Flesh
  • 9 Run Like Hell
  • 10 Waiting for the Worms
  • 11 Stop
  • 12 The Trial
  • 13 Outside the Wall