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Two Suns in the Sunset" is the final song on Pink Floyd's 1983 concept album, The Final Cut. Partway through the song, the lyric "the sun is in the east, even though the day is done" is a metaphor referring to the glowing fireball of a nuclear explosion.

The Final Cut's main proponent was the band's bass player and songwriting frontman, Roger Waters, previously a chair of the youth branch of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament in Cambridge. "Two Suns… read more

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  • Avatar for Lord_Kur
    Definitely one of my favorite Floyd tunes
  • Avatar for JuliaAurea
    so painfully touching... extraordinary final
  • Avatar for outerisolation
    oh no...
  • Avatar for drlarrymitchell
    Best Floyd song, hands down...
  • Avatar for rorberyllium
    The most effective use of the inward scream on any Pink Floyd recording.
  • Avatar for rorberyllium
    Raphael "Baker Street" Ravenscroft on the sax!
  • Avatar for Sad_florenthine
    well i see this as two ways...it describes an apocalypse like alot of people said. but i think that it is more of an awakening. you can live your life as you want up until "the moment when the brakes lock and you slide towards the big truck...". but as soon as that is happening you fear what you are going to leave in your life. understanding of the world...even though it is not universally accepeted..."finally I understand the feelings of the few, ashes and diamonds, foe and friend, we were all equal in the end"..is most important. we all live. we all leave.
  • Avatar for Artemito
    Relax Relax :)
  • Avatar for LoreFloyd
    Maravillosa canción.
  • Avatar for kourosh1991
    @felghen even if it is not last pink floyds song it feels like it for many peoples the song has that feeling in it too :( the song makes me tremble -.-

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