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Song Name: Free Four

Artist: Pink Floyd

Album: Obscured By Clouds, Works

Run Time: 4:15

Year: 1972

Track Number: 8

Sung By: Roger Waters

Written By: Roger Waters


  • It takes its name from the traditional rock and roll countdown at the start of the song "one, two, three, four..."
  • The song deals with themes that would become standard for Roger in albums following this, notably his father's death and the "evils" of the record industry.
  • Though the song's mellow during the lyrical portions, the guitar solo surprisingly launches into a heavier tone, with progression that's reminiscent of "One Of These Days", capturing the classic Pink Floyd guitar sound.
  • "Free Four" was released as a single in 1972 and managed to break into FM radio's top 50 list.

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