Did you know that on the Wall tour Rick Wright was no longer a member of the band and only played as a hired musician? Did you know that in the beginning of the song Fat Old Sun you can hear the same bells that can be heard in the beginning of High Hopes? It is the sound of the Ely cathedral bells. Did you know that although Meddle contains the anthem of Liverpool FC, Waters is a devoted supporter of the London “Gunners” Arsenal FC?
Mentioned in A Great Day For Freedom from The Division Bell.
Ship of Fools is a biblical parable. It has been used widely in western art. The ship represents the world and the fools are the people, who don’t know or don’t even want to know where the ship is bound for.