One Slip Lyrics

Pink Floyd


publisher: ©IMAGEM U.S. LLC
writers: Dave Gilmour, Phil Manzanera
album: Track 4 in album A Momentary Lapse of Reason
release date: 1987-9-7
popularity : 51 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Pop
styles: Prog Rock/Art Rock/Classic Rock
length: 5:11
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, Phil Manzanera

Album Information

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

Cover Art

Pink Floyd A Momentary Lapse of Reason cover art


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A restless eye across a weary room
A glazed look and I was on the road to ruin
The music played and played as we whirled without end
No hint, no word her honour to defend

I will, I will she sighed to my request
And then she tossed her mane while my resolve was put to the test
Then drowned in desire, our souls on fire
I lead the way to the funeral pyre
And without a thought of the consequence
I gave in to my decadence

One slip, and down the hole we fall
It seems to take no time at all
A momentary lapse of reason


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