Label: Capitol Records - ST-12276 • Format: Vinyl LP, Compilation • Country: Canada • Genre: Rock • Style: Psychedelic Rock, Prog Rock
The track consists of several minutes of noises resembling rodents and birds simulated by Waters' voice and other techniques,  such as tapping the microphone played at different speeds, followed by Waters providing a few stanzas of spoken word in an exaggerated Scottish burr. The Picts were the indigenous people of what is now Scotland who merged with the Scots.
There is a hidden message in the song at about If played at half speed, Waters can be heard to say, "That was pretty avant-gardewasn't it? Also, at the very end of the rant, Waters is heard to say, "Thank you. A small sample of these effects can also be heard at about on Waters' other track on Ummagumma" Grantchester Meadows ".
It's not actually anything, it's a bit of concrete poetry. Those were sounds that I made, the voice and the hand slapping were all Baby Hates Me - Danko Jones - Danko Jones generated — no musical instruments.
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