Shine On You Crazy Diamond Lyrics

Pink Floyd


publisher: ©IMAGEM U.S. LLC , Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Dave Gilmour, Richard Wright
album: Track 4 in album A Collection of Great Dance Songs
release date: 1981-11-23
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genres: Rock
styles: Classic Rock/Symphonic Rock/Prog Rock
length: 10:59
producer: David Gilmour, Roger Waters, Nick Mason and Richard Wright
lead vocals: Roger Waters
vocal: David Gilmour and Richard Wright
percussion & drums: Nick Mason
bass guitar: Roger Waters
guitars & bass guitar: David Gilmour
synthesizer & keyboard: Richard Wright
composer: David Gilmour, Roger Waters, Richard Wright

Cover Art

Pink Floyd A Collection of Great Dance Songs cover art
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Remember when you were young?
You shone like the sun.
Shine on, you crazy diamond
Now there's a look in your eyes
Like black holes in the sky
Shine on, you crazy diamond
You were caught in the crossfire
Of childhood and stardom,
Blown on the steel breeze
Come on you target
for faraway laughter;
Come on you stranger, you legend,
You martyr, and shine

You reached for the secret
too soon
You cried for the moon
Shine on, you crazy diamond
Threatened by shadows at night
And exposed in the light
Shine on, you crazy diamond
Well, you wore out your welcome
With random precision
Rode on the steel breeze
Come on you raver, you seer of visions;
Come on you painter, you piper,
You prisoner, and shine

Nobody knows where you are,
How near or how far
Shine on, you crazy diamond
Pile on many
more layers
And I'll be joining you there
Shine on, you crazy diamond
And we'll bask in the shadow
Of yesterday's triumph
And sail on the steel breeze
Come on you boy child, you winner and loser,
Come on you miner for truth and delusion,
And shine.


Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 One of These Days
  • 2 Money
  • 3 Sheep
  • 4 Shine On You Crazy Diamond
  • 5 Wish You Were Here
  • 6 Another Brick in the Wall, Part 2