Brain Damage (4:07)

Cover of The Dark Side of the Moon

From The Dark Side of the Moon and 100 other releases

Brain Damage is a song from British progressive rock band Pink Floyd’s 1973 album, The Dark Side of the Moon. It was sung by Roger Waters. David Gilmour took over as lead vocalist when the band performed it live during the 1994 tour.

The song is often mistakenly labelled “Dark Side of the Moon” alongside “Eclipse” because the two run together and are commonly played together on the radio, giving the impression that they are one song. The incorrect title is derived from a recurring lyric in “Brain Damage,” and the title of the album.

Song uses a simple melody and delivery, and is relatively slow. David Gilmour actively encouraged Waters to sing the song, even though at this time he wasn’t particularly confident about his vocal abilities.

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  • davidbowiegirl

    Great song

    20 Mar 3:22pm Reply
  • samiskywalker

    I'll see you on the dark side of the moon [14]

    20 Mar 5:49am Reply
  • websrfr

    I've heard this song many, many tmes, but never knew the name of it. Now i understand why a cover band calls themselves "Brain Damage"

    13 Mar 12:28pm Reply
  • Storchel

    Always shivers hearing this...

    5 Mar 7:11pm Reply
  • SCBmiguel

    "And if your head explodes with dark forebodings too I'll see you on the dark side of the moon"

    25 Jan 2:30pm Reply
  • winnorulz

    I'll see you on the dark side of the moon [13]

    15 Jan 10:19am Reply
  • Andreydelorenzo

    I'll see you on the dark side of the moon [12]

    29 Nov 2014 Reply
  • MartianReaper

    I'll see you on the dark side of the moon [11]

    6 Aug 2014 Reply
  • Robesko

    there's someone in my head, but it's not me...

    21 Jul 2014 Reply
  • YoQueSe666

    Since the last two songs off The Dark Side of the Moon bleed into each other and are often played one after the other on the radio, we’ve decided to bundle them together. Inspired by the downward mental spiral of ex-singer Syd Barrett, “Brain Damage” displays Pink Floyd’s softer side, while “Eclipse” brings volume levels up a notch with its memorable melody. -- watchmojo

    2 Jul 2014 Reply
  • DrPhil53

    nice to see the young people liking the oldies' music :-)

    26 Jun 2014 Reply
  • kate8771

    1 Jun 2014 Reply
  • Stratocastro

    I'll see you on the dark side of the moon [10]

    20 May 2014 Reply
  • williedbeme

    will always be in all times

    18 May 2014 Reply
  • frearson10

    Required Psych 101!

    6 May 2014 Reply
  • zajac09

    the luna-tic-tic-tic-tic-tic...but where's my head?

    2 Apr 2014 Reply
  • gflps

    @JackJones17 "being john malkovich" syndrome.

    1 Apr 2014 Reply
  • JackJones17

    there's someone in my head but it's not me !!

    25 Mar 2014 Reply
  • gflps

    The lunatic is on the grass. (If you know what i mean)

    24 Mar 2014 Reply
  • sicass

    I'll see you on the dark side of the moon [9]

    15 Mar 2014 Reply
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