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Pink Floyd

Welcome to the Machine (7:23)

The song explores the band's negativity towards the music industry and the whole of industrialized society. The song centres around an aspiring musician who is getting signed by a seedy executive to the music industry, "The Machine". The voice predicts all the boy's seemingly rebellious ideas ("You bought a guitar to punish your ma, you didn't like school, and you know you're nobody's fool"). The boy's illusions of personal identity are further crushed with lines such as, "What did you… read more

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Welcome my son
Welcome to the machine
Where have you been?
It's alright we know where you've been

Pink Floyd - Welcome to the Machine Lyrics


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  • Agradable, yo diría que magistrales, pocos grupos asta la fecha han logrado sobrepasar al genio de este grupo sinfónico.
  • Nice!
  • Fast minimalistisch
  • very inviting
  • Great
  • This was the golden age.
  • Bleak but starkly warm, with a potent thread of unease pleasantly worming its way somewhere within you.
  • This exists in its own dark musical plane of existence.
  • gutes Video

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