Daddy's flown 'cross the ocean
Leaving just a memory
Daddy, what else did you leave for me?
Daddy, what d'ya leave behind for me?
All in all it was just a brick in the wall
All in all it was all just bricks in the wall
Song & Lyrics Facts
Pink Floyd's classic song "Another Brick in the Wall, Pt. 1" was released as a single from their 1979 album The Wall.
It is an iconic rock anthem and one of Pink Floyd's best known songs. Written by Roger Waters and performed by David Gilmour, Nick Mason, Richard Wright, and Roger Waters, it expresses feelings of alienation and rebellion against oppressive authority. It was also the band's first number-one hit on the UK Singles Chart. Lyrically, the song is about a child who feels isolated and powerless in school, with the chorus repeating the phrase “We don't need no education”. The song has become a popular anti-establishment anthem over the years, with its powerful lyrics resonating with listeners all around the world.