The communists looked in on the circus atmosphere of West Berlinwhich never went to sleep, and that would be their impression of the West. I mean we were doing real well in the city at that time with youth. You get money, you see, from the publishing on that thing, and it does help the band.
Namespace Voce Discussione. A Cheap holiday in other peoples misery! The speaker, however, seems to undergo an epiphany within the song.
They're staring all night and They're staring all day I had no reason to be here at all But now i gotta reason it's no real reason And I'm waiting at Berlin Wall. Thank you Carlos for your comment. Indeed, it is an expression and critique of the very power structures we live in, under, and through every day of our lives.
I never realized the depth of their lyrics before! They booed and I sang better and better, and the more they booed the harder I hit the fucking guitar and told more jokes. Song name.
There is no hidden meaning, it's really about the Berlin Wall. Sex Pistols Song Meanings. Anarchy in the U. But the rest is pretty straight forward, Johnny wanted a holiday in london but he couldn't afford it so he went to a place where western people can easily exploit the people on the east, because everything is cheap their compared to the western countries for tourists.
The east or the west. Although short lived, the British band the Sex Pistols remains one of the most exciting and important moments in rock history.