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The song was primarily written by David Gilmour. It describes Gilmour's thoughts on flying, for which he has a passion (being a licensed pilot with multiple ratings), though it has also been interpreted as a metaphor for beginning something new, experiencing a radical change in life, or, more specifically, Gilmour's feelings about striking out as the new leader of Pink Floyd after the departure of Roger Waters. Gilmour confirmed the latter interpretation on the Pink Floyd 25th Anniversary Special in… read more

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Into the distance, a ribbon of black
Stretched to the point of no turning back
A flight of fancy on a windswept field
Standing alone my senses reeled

Pink Floyd - Learning to Fly Lyrics


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  • I want to fly Qornz
  • Amazing as always <3
  • download Learn to Fly.mp3 http://musicnoow.com/v/GXcDhCX1D48/foo-fighters-learn-to-fly-lyrics
  • Immer wieder gut
  • Solid.
  • great vid
  • Easily my fave post-The Wall PF song, maybe top 20 regardless, so good!
  • A soul in tension that's learning to fly, condition grounded but determined to try. Can't keep my eyes from the circling skies, tongue-tied and twisted just an earth-bound misfit.. ♫ ♪ [2]
  • tô apaixonada <3
  • Awesome song.

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