Roger Waters - Marie Antoinette / The Last Night on Earth lyrics

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Roger Waters - Marie Antoinette / The Last Night on Earth lyrics

Scene 4 "Marie Antoinette - The Last Night on Earth" RINGMASTER The widow now bereft, abhorred Counts numbered fays the summer long In Temple Prison with her spawn On pretext of 'unnatural acts' With jests and jibes and guile and facts The 'sans culottes' prune the tree Now a sister to the dispossessed The halt, like maimed and all the rest Like a leaf on a pitiless sea Shorn of family and rank Humbled in the dank air She mingles with the dancers macabre And the ghostly dancers twirl In that dread minuet And beggar the illusions of that little Austrian Girl