Roger Waters — Wish You Were Here lyrics

So, so you think you can tell
Heaven from Hell,
Blue skies from pain.
Can you tell a green field
From a cold steel rail?
A smile from a veil?
Do you think you can tell?

And did they get you to trade
Your heroes for ghosts?
Hot ashes for trees?
Hot air for a cool breeze?
Cold comfort for change?
And did you exchange
A walk on part in the war
For a lead role in a cage?

How I wish, how I wish you were here.
We're just two lost souls
Swimming in a fish bowl.
Year after year,
Running over the same old ground.
What have we found?
The same old fears.
I wish that you were here.
Oh, how I wish you were here.
How I wish, how I wish you were here.
Running over the same old ground.
What have we found?
The same old fears.
I wish that you were here.
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Songwriters: WATERS, ROGER/GILMOUR, DAVID JON
Wish You Were Here lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., IMAGEM U.S. LLC