Mother Lyrics

Pink Floyd


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Roger Waters
album: Track 6 in album The Wall
release date: 1979-11-30
popularity : 3606 users have visited this page.
length: 5:34
engineer: James Guthrie
producer: David Gilmour, Roger Waters, Bob Ezrin
co producer: James Guthrie
composer: Roger Waters
lyricist: Roger Waters

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?
Oooh, ahh
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 line?
Oooh ahh,
Is it just a waste of time?

Hush now baby, baby, don't you cry.
Mama's gonna make all of your nightmares come true.
Mama's gonna put all of 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.
Ooooh baby, ooooh baby, oooooh 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?
Ooooh 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.
Ooooh baby, oooh baby, oooh baby,
You'll always be baby to me.

Mother, did it need to be so high?

Thanks to Stanislav for the correction

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Track Listing

  • 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
  • 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