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Welcome To The Machine

Lyrics

Welcome my son, welcome to the machine.
Where have you been?
It's alright we know where you've been.
You've been in the pipeline, filling in time,
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Welcome my son, welcome to the machine.
Where have you been?
It's alright we know where you've been.
You've been in the pipeline, filling in time,
full lyrics

Features of This Track

mellow rock instrumentation
electronica influences
a subtle use of vocal harmony
demanding instrumental part writing
use of a string ensemble
extensive vamping
a clear focus on recording studio production
minor key tonality
melodic songwriting
an emotional male lead vocal performance
use of ambient synths
acoustic rhythm guitars
emphasis on instrumental arranging
intricate arranging

These are just a few of the hundreds of attributes cataloged for this track by the Music Genome Project.

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I just love these guys. Brings back some good tenage memory's. Was born in 74 my dad use to jam Pink Floyd on the stero loud as f**K when I was a kid.
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Best song ever played
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Pink Floyd is one of my favorite artists
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duhvidski
Time to wake up to the machine.. welcome..
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you young guys need to checkout their UMMA Gumma album if you want to know what Floyd was like back in the day. I'm 67 and listening to them right now
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First time hearing this song wow very good song
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Rick Wright was the man.
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You brought a guitar to punish your ma .....
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Many bizarre memories are conjured up by this one.
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This is music~Pink Floyd~enough said��������
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e_roug
Just got into Pink Floyd over the past couple of years and I would give absolutely everything I have in life today, to be able to go back in time and experience this band live. I always tell my mom and uncle how jealous I am of their time and music. Thanks for helping me explore, Pandora.
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In my opinion, the GREATEST BAND OF ALL TIME
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Pink Floyd was Awesome in concert in 1979
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Pink Floyd on primus radio. Cool
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This really is a great album! I think my fav is Momentary lapse of reason. It's such a timeless album
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Nobody plays better, this kind of music. So this guys they know what are they doing.
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Awesome! No one delivers better than PF!
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pbgranma
loved to drive in his Jaguar
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The music industry is no longer a forum for artistic creativity, it is just a money making machine, which is why Pink Floyd wrote this. Truer today than ever before!
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dude, this is an awesome song
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Best group of all time love then them and still do
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Ahead of their time. The depth and forsight of their lyrics are eye ope m ing and brilliant. Add the music and its like macabe poetry.
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iwishiwasnat e
Yes welcome to the machine get comfortably numb your life was programed many years ago thanx pink floyd
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Can't imagine being alone and high while listening to this song, I love it, welcome, son.....
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You dreamed of a big star
He played a mean guitar
He always are at the steak bar
He loved to drive in his jaguar
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Epic.
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Can't you always tell Pink Floyd from the first chord?
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Tel myself this daily at work
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vocals amazing as always
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Ppp
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johnpolk300
This song is undoubtedly adout "The Machine", not the music industry (though it may be, in part, some influence) and has been my all-time favorite song since 1979. What is the machine? Ref.: Sen. Frank Church, US Congressiona l testimony, 1975. You're living it (big) brother.
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elle.m.jarvi s
Amazing, devastating, beautiful and unsettling all at once. Pure bloody magic.
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rebibrokers
Your not alone.
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this song gives me chills down my spine
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I'm pretty sure he's talking about the military industrial complex that Americans and Europeans are forced to support from birth. Not that I don't agree that all the popular music nowadays is made by talentless sell outs that are completely lacking of any esoteric thought
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This song describes the music industry as solely a money-making machine with no artistic expression.
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That classic EMS VCS 3 synth.
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I want to see a robot future almost takeover movie that implies the machine may have survived then in the credits this song plays
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Saw PF play WTTM in '77- the Animals tour- still to this day- my favorite song I ever saw in concert- from a long list of bands that includes 3 separate Zeppelin tours- never get tired of hearing it-
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One of the best songs ever!
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Welcome sons
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Love this so much. no matter my mood.
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Yassss. One of my favorite Floyd albums <3
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One of my fav songs
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<3
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nicslager
Welcome to the machine...
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mw97883
I always thought this was another one about Syd.
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nicslager
Why does Pandora never play this song, I really love it, A LOT
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Can't believe this was made in the 70's...
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