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Pink Floyd

Mother (8:17)

Mother is a song by the British progressive rock band Pink Floyd. It was released on The Wall album in 1979.

The song switches from a quiet dynamic to a louder one, expanding its instrumentation from acoustic guitar and solo voice to include (by the song's end) reed organ, piano, drums, electric bass, vocal harmony, and electric guitar. At five minutes, 35 seconds in length, the song has a minimal introduction, consisting…

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  • Mother, did it need to be so high?
  • Is it just a waste of time?
  • Mother, will they try to break... my balls? [2]
  • DAMN .
  • She won't let you fly, but she might let you sing <3
  • Timeless!
  • Amazing song, PF is awesome... especially Roger!
  • Mother, will they try to break... my balls?
  • "Mother" is 5:35 in length. Much of the song is strikingly similar to Pigs on the Wing The majority of the song is in G Major, though the chorus is predominantly a plagal cadence in C Major. The song is notable for its varied use of time signatures, such as 5/8 and 9/8.[4] Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason found these time-signature changes difficult to learn, and, with the band recording on a very tight schedule, conceded the drumming duties to session drummer Jeff Porcaro

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