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Pink Floyd

Have a Cigar (5:24)

Much like "Welcome To The Machine," this song is about corporations and how they control their musicians. The line, "We call it riding the gravy train" is held for such a long time to emphasize the fact that these companies will go as long as possible to squeeze every last cent out of their clients. Vocals on the studio recording of this track were contributed by British folk singer Roy Harper, who was in the Abbey Road…

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Come in here dear boy, have a cigar, you're gonna go far
You're gonna fly high, you're never gonna die
You're gonna make it if you try they're gonna love you

Pink Floyd - Have a Cigar Lyrics


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  • Best lyrics in history ever!
  • It could be made into a monster if we all pull together as a team
  • Badass song
  • "The salesman had no body or soul, which is how they felt about their record company."...and yet the boys still cashed their paychecks just the same.
  • "The band is just fantastic, that is really what I think. Oh by the way, which one's Pink?" [27] Hats off to (Roy) Harper [3] Incredibly underrated song on this album!
  • ever the best when i will have a flashback of my psyedelic times..-
  • so which one IS Pink???
  • And did we tell you the name of the game, boy?
  • Roy Harper's vocals are top notch

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