Wot's... Uh the Deal?

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"Wot's... Uh the Deal?"
Song by Pink Floyd
from the album Obscured by Clouds
Published World Copyrights Ltd
Released 3 June 1972 (UK)
15 June 1972 (US)
Recorded February, March 1972
Château d'Hérouville, Pontoise, France
Genre Progressive rock
Length 5:09
Label Harvest
Songwriter(s) Roger Waters
David Gilmour
Producer(s) Pink Floyd

"Wot's... Uh the Deal?" is a song from Pink Floyd's 1972 album, Obscured by Clouds.[1][2] The song features multi-tracked vocals by David Gilmour,[3] and lyrics by Roger Waters that describe taking advantage of certain opportunities life gives and how they affect a person later on. The title is taken from the song's lyrics "Flash the readies, Wot's...Uh the Deal" and is reported to be a phrase by roadie Chris Adamson.

Live Performances[edit]

David Gilmour performed it at several shows on his 2006 On an Island tour and it appears on the live DVD and BD, Remember That Night (2007) and on the vinyl version of his live album Live in Gdansk. It was also made available to download for people who bought the deluxe edition or iTunes edition.



David Gilmour 2006 live personnel[edit]


  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. p. 164. ISBN 1-84353-575-0. 

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