Burning Bridges (Pink Floyd song)

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"Burning Bridges"
Song by Pink Floyd
from the album Obscured by Clouds
Published World Copyrights Ltd
Released 3 June 1972 (UK)
15 June 1972 (US)
Recorded March 1972
Château d'Hérouville, Pontoise, France
Genre Progressive rock
Length 3:30
Label Harvest
Songwriter(s) Richard Wright
Roger Waters
Producer(s) Pink Floyd

"Burning Bridges" is a song from Pink Floyd's 1972 album Obscured by Clouds. It shares a similar tune to the instrumental "Mudmen" on the same album.[1][2][3]

Composition and vocals

It consists of an organ melody written by Richard Wright, with David Gilmour and Wright singing the lyrics by Roger Waters as a duet.



  1. ^ Strong, Martin C. (2004). The Great Rock Discography (7th ed.). Edinburgh: Canongate Books. p. 1177. ISBN 1-84195-551-5. 
  2. ^ Mabbett, Andy (1995). The Complete Guide to the Music of Pink Floyd. London: Omnibus Press. ISBN 0-7119-4301-X. 
  3. ^ Manning, Toby (2006). "The Albums". The Rough Guide to Pink Floyd (1st ed.). London: Rough Guides. pp. 164–165. ISBN 1-84353-575-0. 

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