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Three Wishes Lyrics

Artist: Roger Waters
Album: Amused To Death

Reached back for the bottle
And rubbed against the lamp
Genie came out smiling
Like some Eastern tramp
He said hey boy what's happening
What is going on
You can have three wishes
If you don't take too long
I said well
I wish they were all happy in the Lebanon
Wish somebody'd help me write this song
I wish when I was young
My old man had not been gone
Genie said consider it done
There's something in the air
And you don't know what it is
You see someone through the window
Who you've just learned to miss
And the road leads on to glory but
You've used up your last wish
Your last wish
And you want her to come home
Genie said I'm sorry
But that's the way it goes
Where the hell's the lamp sucker
It's time for me to go
Bye
There's something in the air
And you don't know what it is
You see someone through the window
Who you've just learned to miss
And the road leads on to glory but
You've used up your last wish
Your last wish
And you want her to come home
Comments/Interpretations
by Helena on 6/26/2008 3:25am
Beautifull song <3
by floydian on 12/6/2008 12:39pm
There's something in the air and I don't know what it is... What the fuck! something in the air and i dont know, i cannot know! Hell, i dont wanna live in such this world!
by Ortalopalis on 12/20/2008 9:46pm
Roger is too smart for his own good.
by muhummed on 12/29/2008 10:26pm
you see someone through the window - who you've just learned to miss.......... WOW
by jimmy on 1/14/2009 10:13pm
one of the very few Cds that gets played over and over again without skipping, and the volume keeps getting louder and louder without caring, and somehow my eyes begin to water when I reach the solo in this song. This is music, this is how it should be.
by dindzi on 3/10/2009 1:32pm
My eyes water as well. I'm just listening to it. There is something in this album that makes it unique. Just imagine the world without it ... it would be terrible.
by PF Dada on 3/11/2009 10:42am
It's a miracle.....
by bobsta on 7/16/2009 4:47am
he is a genius..the songs off this album never fade..never will. so clever...so satisfying
by Brian on 7/24/2009 4:34am
The woman is unmistakably an Afrikaans speaking South African. Does any body perhaps know antything more about her
by ionut on 8/8/2009 11:04am
alien song...Roger is a genius..
by RACHID AHMED TAROUDANT on 11/17/2009 9:25am
REAL MUSIC REAL LYRICS AFTER ROGER WATERS WE LL BE LOST ......
by Darien on 3/5/2010 5:10am
I'm trying to get into the mind of this guy and the thing is I'm really staring to see though his eyes, what a fucking sight.
by Ana on 4/8/2010 9:17am
does anyone have the lyrics of the off-voice speaking at the begginig and the end of this song??
by Will on 4/28/2010 9:39pm
When this album came out it was not a big hit, but I'm glad to see that over the years it has only grown and become one of the best lyrically and musically ever created. It's up there with the best ever made..Roger you are a dick for burying the hatchet a bit too late, but your music is brilliant and will remain so.
by mady on 7/1/2010 12:48pm
to Ana ,
Here you go the off-voice speakings :
[Woman:]"I went to buy a....a gas bottle. At first I wanted to buy a big one, but then I hadn't got enough money, so I had to buy a smaller one. And I think if I bought a bigger one, then it would have been... the way I wanted it.
And then, er, we went down, and ahm, I put the children to bed. And I tidied the flat and everything. And then they were asleep and everything was a kind of night. I made a bed in the bathroom. I carried them there and put on the gas bottle.
But today when I think back peh.. about that. If God did take me, I would've have been in hell because I wasn't right."

enjoy :)
by Jose Gaytan on 7/14/2010 10:56am
Woow !! I'm at work now, listening this piece of magic, and my eyes turn wet too...It's amazing how music can take you places and make you feel things you never thought had inside.
by lebaneese boy on 3/29/2011 1:13pm
You see someone through the window
Who you've just learned to miss

i think that he is talking about pink floyd he miss pink floyd,what?leaving his band wasnt easy
by Phill on 4/9/2011 5:30pm
Roger Waters' music is the philosophy of the Post Modern Era.
by AHKH on 2/20/2013 9:29am
WOW
by Mitchell on 7/2/2013 5:58pm
only one word: BRILLIANT!
by tej karan gehlot on 7/21/2013 8:35pm
Very different kind of feeling! It bring you somewhere else
by JIMIJAM on 8/16/2013 11:47pm
Roger Waters will always be the musical and lyrical GENIUS of Pink Floyd hands down. He is even better by far doing and performing his own solo projects. Hats off to Mr.Waters.
by Nick Mason on 6/27/2014 6:26am
David Gilmore deserves praise. Without him Pink Floyd wouldn't have the incredible guitar riffs and solos we all love.
by Trenel on 7/20/2014 9:14pm
This album is a gem from beginning to end as a whole, musically impeccable. Mr Waters has this magic to take through really strong emotional places. Clearly the music that touches you. Here goes my wish, I wish more music like this in the world. See you...
by Icarus on 8/20/2014 11:42am
Have been listening to this album for the past 15 yrs, don't need drugs anymore. Waters is able to create such a sureal atmosphere that relates to all


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