Pink Floyd - Paranoid Eyes Lyrics

Pink Floyd The Final Cut cover art
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Button your lip. Don't let the shield slip.
Take a fresh grip on your bullet proof mask.
And if they try to break down your disguise with their questions
You can hide, hide, hide,
"I'll tell you what, I'll give you three blacks, and play you for five"
"Ta! You was unlucky there son"
"Time gentleman!"
Behind paranoid eyes.

You put on our brave face and slip over the road for a jar.
Fixing your grin as you casually lean on the bar,
Laughing too loud at the rest of the world
With the boys in the crowd
You hide, hide, hide,
Behind petrified eyes.

You believed in their stories of fame, fortune and glory.
Now you're lost in a haze of alcohol soft middle age
The pie in the sky turned out to be miles too high.
And you hide, hide, hide,
Behind brown and mild eyes.

Track Listing
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 The Post War Dream
  • 2 Your Possible Pasts
  • 3 One of the Few
  • 4 The Hero’s Return
  • 5 The Gunners Dream
  • 6 Paranoid Eyes
  • 7 Get Your Filthy Hands Off My Desert
  • 8 The Fletcher Memorial Home
  • 9 Southampton Dock
  • 10 The Final Cut
  • 11 Not Now John
  • 12 Two Suns in the Sunset


  • Credits
    publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
    writers: Roger Waters
    album: Track 6 in album The Final Cut
    release date: 1983-3-21
    popularity : 89 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Blues
    styles: Psychedelic Rock/Prog Rock/Symphonic Rock
    length: 3:42
    producer: Michael Kamen, Roger Waters and James Guthrie
    engineer: Andy Jackson and James Guthrie
    assistant engineer: Jules Bowen, Mike Nocito and Andy Canelle
    orchestrator: Michael Kamen
    drums: Nick Mason
    lead vocals: Roger Waters
    percussion: Ray Cooper
    piano: Michael Kamen
    bass guitar & guitar: Roger Waters
    brass: National Philharmonic Orchestra
    organ: Andy Bown
    strings: National Philharmonic Orchestra
    Album Information
    label: Harvest
    country(area): United Kingdom
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin