The Pros And Cons Of Hitchhiking 30th April 1984
“4:33 AM (Running Shoes)” (Waters)
So I stood by the roadside,
The soles of my running shoes gripping the tarmac,
Like gunmetal magnets.
Fixed on the front of her Fassbinder face
Was the kind of a smile,
That only a rather dull child could have drawn,
While attempting a graveyard in the moonlight.
But she was impressed,
You could see that she thought I looked fine.
And when she turned sweeter,
The reason (between you and me) was,
She'd just seen my green Lamborghini.
So we went for a spin in the country,
To feel the wind in our hair.
To feel the power of my engine,
To feel the thrill of desire.
And then in the trees I heard a twig snap,
Warning lights flashed on my map,
I opened my eyes and to my surprise……
Roger Waters - The Pros And Cons Of Hitchhiking