Porcupine Tree - Prodigal Lyrics




I don't know whose side I'm on
I don't think that I belong round here
If I left the stage would that be wrong?

I tried to find myself a better way
I got religion but I went astray
They took my money and I lost my faith

Rain keeps crawling down the glass
The good times never seem to last
Close your eyes and let the thought pass

I tried the capsule and I tried the smoke
I tried to aid escape like normal folk
But I never seemed to get the joke

These are my old clothes
This is a new low
This is my blood flow
This is my headstone

I spend my days with all my friends
They're the ones on who my life depends
I'm gonna miss them when the series ends

Rain keeps crawling down the glass
(Pull yourself together)
The good times never seem to last
(You know it's not so bad)
Close your eyes and let the thought pass
(Close your eyes and let it pass)





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  1. pepezordust

    Voices reminds me America.

  2. Zed's Dead

    terrible sound

  3. Shurikenofdoom

    this has a stupid dream vibe

  4. LZRS_87

    drinking game take a shot everytime pink floyd in the comments

  5. Rahul A

    This beauty has one of the most inspiring riffs in the history of music. WOOOW

  6. Green Man

    this album literally blew my mind. this band could've been King Crimson wanna-be's, but they modernized that sound in a way that doesn't feel mainstream or commercialized, plus they added their own beautiful twist. simply one of the greatest albums ever made. Gorgeous from start to finish.

    Levi Massiah

    Bit of trivia for you: Gavin Harrison is actually King Crimson's current drummer.

    Austin Pierce

    @Levi Massiah bit of up to date trivia now. Gavin Harrison is the drummer for Pineapple Thief lolll

    Lightning Madness

    I literally shit my pants when I read this comment

  7. Cristov

    Bob Dylan - Lay Lady Lay

  8. Phani Krishna

    Listen to this with Rainy Mood on. And you're all welcome.

  9. S.A. Hogan

    One of rock's great unheralded riffs!

  10. mrinalini Verma

    best pt!

  11. Rusty Tariske

    if I left the stage would that be wrong... such nostalgic feel and yet these guys spill album after album

  12. Yuuna Akiko

    Lyrics

    I don't know whose side I'm on
    I don't think that I belong round here
    If I left the stage would that be wrong ?

    I tried to find myself a better way
    I got religion but I went astray
    They took my money and I lost my faith

    Rain keeps crawling down the glass
    The good times never seem to last
    Close your eyes and let the thought pass

    I tried the capsule and I tried the smoke
    I tried to aid escape like normal folk
    But I never seemed to get the joke

    These are my old clothes
    This is a new low
    This is my blood flow
    This is my headstone

    I spend my days with all my friends
    They're the ones on who my life depends
    I'm gonna miss them when the series ends

    Rain keeps crawling down the glass
    (Pull yourself together)
    The good times never seem to last
    (You know it's not so bad)
    Close your eyes and let the thought pass
    (Close your eyes and let it pass)

  13. Biotifungaia

    J'adoore ce morceau ! all is amazing, solo et rif de guitare, bottle nake ! voices and batterie so perrfect..... basse too ! so sexy

  14. Biotifungaia

    ok like pink floyd but more hard

    LilHaseProductions

    the vocals at 1:03, loler.

    Sridaran Srinivas

    +loler mustaine Because it resembles the structure of PF songs for some considerable extent. And also the guitar riffs are quite similar to PF.

  15. Biotifungaia

    one of my favorites

  16. Jack Baren

    1:16 sounds like Get Them Out By Friday by Genesis. Really a superb quote if done on purpose!

  17. dumitrache gabriel iulian

     new pink floyd :)

    Nick

    @dumitrache gabriel iulian Been around since 1987. New might be pushing it.

  18. AsTheSeasonsGray

    2:30 is SUCH a good riff!!   HNNNGGGGGHGHGH!!!!

    Jay D.

    Reminds me of starship trooper a little bit

    Simon B.

    Absolute eargasm

  19. Dan Goldsmith

    If you were always having good times they would no longer FEEL good.

  20. Didier FAUDEMER

    Très Floydien au refrain !!!! j'adore !!!!

    Biotifungaia

    +Didier FAUDEMER  enfin un frenchi ! on est 2..

    Matthieu Sloutchansky

    +Didier FAUDEMER Leurs refrains ont tendance à faire planer comme les sons des Floyd mais à part ça je trouve que le groupe n'a rien à voir !

    Biotifungaia

    +Matthieu Sloutchansky c'est plus hard que les floyd et moins gnan gnan !!!!!!!!!! en fait c'est mieux et plus riche musicalement

    Matthieu Sloutchansky

    La production est mieux c'est clair, mais faut pas oublier que c'est pas la même époque, les Floyd restent des énormes précurseurs, P.T. restent des récupérateurs...
    A part quelques sons je ne trouve pas que les Pink Floyd sont niais

  21. HoobLand09

    pink floyd is here

    LeopoldMidas

    It's kind of like the pop version of PF, but I do like it anyway!

  22. Styler0605

    Yes, good times never seem to last ... great song!!!!

  23. Aidan Di Palma

    The solo reminds me of the solo from the Radiohead song "There,There", from Hail to the Theif. Very similar.

  24. Gloon

    Parts of this song remind me of Pink Floyd.
    Awesome song.

  25. Beau Hoganson

    Thats exactly what I thought!

  26. Rodrigo Serrano

    ...it reminds me of the "Lay lady lay" s mood and slide.

  27. ilias iliou

    The Best album YOU THINK no one knows about. About the Melody Manifesto i totally agree.

  28. Groucho Marx

    This is one of the best sounding ones live. In fact, it sounds better live than on the album.

  29. Jack Reilly

    1:05 to 1:25 sounds like comfortably numb

  30. FreeNoyse

    So you have no ears; every musician knows that if you hear something that you like, this thing may evolve in your mind as an influence and come out even years later. I said it's an echo of a Kashmir passage, i didn't say Prodigal sounds like it

  31. TS theProducer

    This section doesn't remotely sound like Kashmir.

  32. Plaswuff

    CHORUS:

    These are my uncles. This is a new low. This is my nut sack.

  33. FreeNoyse

    2:23 reminds Kashmir, Led Zeppelin (gods)

  34. JonP1961

    Indeed. My older brother once said to me "Make new mistakes". I was in my 40's. 10 years later, I almost get it now ;)

  35. axle rodrix

    GOODTIMES NEVER SEEM TO LAST!! FUCKEN A.

  36. murrburr3

    I like this interpretation a lot! I've always heard that this song was about being a sociopath, but yours makes a bit more sense I think, because I can relate to the feeling expressed in this song, and I'm not a sociopath.

  37. EuriLochus

    Where We Would Be also has a similar premise.

  38. thefoosa72

    lol turning mature.

  39. Lucarloro

    i know about it. = ]

  40. TheTherese3

    The Best album no one knows about.What a Melody Manefesto!

    Jules Gilmour

    Yes.. great melodies on this one.

  41. You Guang

    no they are an awesome addition to society lol

  42. hardarm

    Do you have something against Italian chefs?

  43. Jarbizu800

    Opeth and Porcupine Tree. Absolute best bands when it comes to Metal or Rock.

  44. Botox

    Have you ever smoke weed while listening to this ? IT'S SO FUCKING AMAZING !

  45. Byrd G Bianchi

    !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Great!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  46. Tom Kirk

    I can relate to a lot of PT songs, but it's like this one was written about me

  47. Julio Utreras

    Close your eyes and let it pass... :)

  48. Sofia Vignau

    Close your eyes and let the thought pass...

  49. Julio Utreras

    you know it's not so bad...

  50. Sofia Vignau

    Good times never seem to last...

  51. You Guang

    dude it would suck, because I tihnk i am gonig to be a music major right now. WHAT IF I BECOME like a chef instead :/ I hope don't become one of those angry bitter chefs or angry Italian ones that have mild tourettes :/ I love music.

  52. kaipakta

    True man, thought I was going to be a physicist since the 4th grade. Turned out to be a music major!

  53. Arik

    @SonsOfLiberity A cool thought.