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When The Tigers Broke Free


by Roger Waters. Buy album CD: Other Songs 4 - W


Roger Waters: When The Tigers Broke Free
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It was just before dawn
One miserable morning in black '44
When the forward commander
Was told to sit tight
When he asked that his men be withdrawn
And the generals gave thanks
As the other ranks
Held back the enemy tanks
For a while
And the Anzio bridgehead was held for the price
Of a few hundred ordinary lives.

And kind old King George sent Mother a note
When he heard that Father was gone.
It was, I recall, in the form of a scroll,
With gold leaf and all
And I found it one day
In a drawer of old photographs hidden away
And my eyes still grow damp
To remember His Majesty signed
With his own rubber stamp.

It was dark all around,
There was frost in the ground
When The Tigers Broke Free.
And no one survived
From the Royal Fusiliers,
Company, "C"
They were all left behind,
Most of them dead,
The rest of them dying
And that's how the High Command
Took my Daddy
From me.




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Album: Other Songs 4 - W Lyrics
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  1. 4.30Am (Apparently They Were Travelling Abroad)
  2. 4.41Am (Sexual Revolution)
  3. 4.47Am (The Remains Of Our Love)
  4. 4.50Am (Go Fishing)
  5. 4.56Am (For The First Time Today-Part 1)
  6. 4.58Am (Dunroamin, Duncarin, Dunlivin)
  7. 5.01 Am
  8. 5.06 Am
  9. 5.11Am (The Moment Of Clarity)
  10. Another brick in the wall
  11. Another Brick In The Wall (Part 1)
  12. Apparently they were travelling abroad
  13. Arabs with knives and west german skies
  14. Dunroamin, duncarin, dunlivin
  15. Every strangers eyes
  16. Facts and figures
  17. For the first time today, part 1
  18. For the first time today, part 2
  19. Go fishing
  20. Late home tonight,part 1
  21. Late home tonight,part 2
  22. Leaving Beirut
  23. Outside The Wall (Live, 1987)
  24. Perfect Sence Part II
  25. Perfect sense part 2
  26. Perfect sense, part two
  27. Running shoes
  28. Sexual revolution
  29. The anderson shelter
  30. The attack
  31. The british submarine
  32. The Fall Out
  33. The fallout
  34. The moment of clarity
  35. The Pros & Cons Of Hitch-Hiking
  36. The remains of our love
  37. What God Wants, Part 1
  38. What god wants,part 1
  39. What god wants,part 3
  40. What have they done
  41. What Shall We Do Now? (Film Version)
  42. When The Tigers Broke Free
  43. When the wind blows

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