The Show Must Go On

Album: The Wall (1979)
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Songfacts®:

  • Roger Waters wanted to create a Beach Boys type sound for the backing to this song so he bought in Beach Boy Bruce Johnston to provide backing vocals. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Edward Pearce - Ashford, Kent, England
  • There is an extra verse that was cut from the studio album, but nevertheless appears on its sleeve:
    "Do I have to stand up
    Wild eyed in the spotlight
    What a nightmare Why!
    Don't I turn and run"
    After this, the line "There must be some mistake..." starts.
    The full song was performed live in concert, and as such appears on Is There Anybody out There? The Wall Live 1980-81. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Javier - Corpus Chisti, TX

Comments: 1

  • Lisa from Toronto, CanadaThat's cool about the Beach Boys thing. I had no idea
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