So, so you think you can tell
Heaven from Hell
Wish you were here refers to Syd Barrett, an original member of Pink Floyd, who’s extremely exessive drug use caused him to leave the band and be replaced by David Gilmour. Barrett was considered the creative one behind early Floyd. “Shine on You Crazy Diamond” is also a tribute to him, and the Wall is often refered to by some as his biography.
Just because Syd chose a different path and because he thinks he knows what he’s doing doesn’t make it true or right… on the contrary the author of the song is telling him that he is wrong
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