Nobody Home Lyrics

Pink Floyd


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Roger Waters
album: Track 3 in album The Wall
release date: 1979-11-30
popularity : 28 users have visited this page.
length: 3:27
engineer: James Guthrie
producer: David Gilmour, Roger Waters, Bob Ezrin
co producer: James Guthrie

"Alright, I'll take care of them part of the time, but there's somebody else that needs taking care of in Washington"
"Who's that?"
"Rose Pilchitt!"
"Rose Pilchitt? Who's that?"
"36-24-36 does that answer your question?"
"Oi! I've got a little black book with me poems in!"
"Who's she?"
"She was 'Miss Armoured Division' in 1961 ... "

I've got a little black book with my poems in.
Got a bag with a toothbrush and a comb in.
When I'm a good dog, they sometimes throw me a bone in.

I got elastic bands keepin my shoes on.
Got those swollen hand blues.
I got thirteen channels of **** on the T.V. to choose from.
I've got electric light.
And I've got second sight.
I got amazing powers of observation.
And that is how I know
When I try to get through
On the telephone to you
There'll be nobody home.

I've got the obligatory Hendrix perm.
And the inevitable pinhole burns
All down the front of my favorite satin shirt.
I've got nicotine stains on my fingers.
I've got a silver spoon on a chain.
I've got a grand piano to prop up my mortal remains.

I've got wild staring eyes.
And I've got a strong urge to fly.
But I got nowhere to fly to.
Ooooh, babe when I pick up the phone

"Surprise, surprise, surprise..."
There's still nobody home.

I've got a pair of Gohills boots
But I got fading roots.

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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