On the Turning Away Song Lyrics

Pink Floyd

Pink Floyd A Momentary Lapse of Reason cover art
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On the turning away
From the pale and downtrodden
And the words they say
Which we won't understand

"Don't accept that what's happening
Is just a case of others' suffering
Or you'll find that you're joining in
The turning away"

It's a sin that somehow
Light is changing to shadow
And casting it's shroud
Over all we have known

Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Signs of Life
  • 2 Learning to Fly
  • 3 The Dogs of War
  • 4 One Slip
  • 5 On the Turning Away
  • 6 Yet Another Movie / Round and Around
  • 7 A New Machine, Part 1
  • 8 Terminal Frost
  • 9 A New Machine, Part 2
  • 10 Sorrow


  • credits


    publisher: ©IMAGEM U.S. LLC
    writers: Dave Gilmour, Anthony Moore
    album: Track 5 in album A Momentary Lapse of Reason
    release date: 1987-9-7
    popularity : 157 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Pop
    styles: Prog Rock/Art Rock/Classic Rock
    length: 5:43
    producer: David Gilmour and Bob Ezrin
    mixer: Andy Jackson
    recorded by: Andy Jackson
    assistant engineer: Jeff DeMorris, Robert “Ringo” Hrycyna, Marc DeSisto and Stan Katayama
    composer: David Gilmour
    lyricist: Anthony Moore, David Gilmour

    Album Information

    label: EMI
    country(area): United Kingdom
    format: CD
    barcode: 077774806824
    script: Latin