Pink Floyd - Sheep Lyrics

Pink Floyd Animals cover art
Credits
publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Roger Waters
release date: 1977-1-23
popularity : 127 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock
styles: Alternative Rock/Psychedelic Rock/Prog Rock
length: 10:21
producer: Pink Floyd
engineer: Brian Humphries
lead vocals: Roger Waters
guitar & synthesizer & bass guitar: David Gilmour
tape & drums: Nick Mason
guitar & vocoder & effects & tape: Roger Waters
Rhodes piano & synthesizer & Minimoog & Hammond organ: Richard Wright
other vocals: David Gilmour
composer: Roger Waters
lyricist: Roger Waters
Lyrics
Hopelessly passing your time in the grassland away
Only dimly aware of a certain unease in the air
You better watch out
There may be dogs about
I've looked over Jordan, and I have seen
Things are not what they seem

What do you get for pretending the danger's not real
Meek and obedient you follow the leader
Down well trodden corridors into the valley of steel
What a surprise

The look of terminal shock in your eyes
Now things are really what they seem
No, this is no bad dream

The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want
He makes me down to lie
Through pastures green He leadeth me the silent waters by
With bright knives he releaseth my soul

He maketh me to hang on hooks in high places
He converteth me to lamb cutlets
For lo, He hath great power, and great hunger
When cometh the day we lowly ones

Through quiet reflection, and great dedication
Master the art of karate
Lo, we shall rise up
And then we'll make the bugger's eyes water

Bleating and babbling we fell on his neck with a scream
Wave upon wave of demented avengers
March cheerfully out of obscurity into the dream

Have you heard the news?
The dogs are dead
You better stay home
And do as you're told
Get out of the road if you want to grow old



Track Listing
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Pigs on the Wing, Part 1
  • 2 Dogs
  • 3 Pigs (Three Different Ones)
  • 4 Sheep
  • 5 Pigs on the Wing, Part 2

  • Album Information
    label: Harvest
    country(area): United Kingdom
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin