"High Society" as written by Luther Henderson and Porter Steele....
It can be lonely up at the top
Above your problems and your stress
And if there's trouble then we will take a pill
To find a high society
Up in the air with your poverty
And on the way to a Broadway play
She bought whatever was in her way
She got her hair done there on
Crosby and prince a shave and a rinse
Just for her high society
She bought her high society

aah, life's much richer than the sound
I feel us going up, the others going down and down
This world is full of filthy sights
I won't go out at night
Unless the corners there are bright
In light of high society
She bought her high society
Just for her high society

she took her way like a magistrate
She bought whatever was in her way
And paid for dinner
With 200 dollar bills what a thrill
To eat her high society
She bought her high society

aah, life's much richer than the sound
I feel us going up, the others going down and down
This world is full of filthy sights
I won't go out at night
Unless the corners there are bright
In light of high society
She bought her high society
Just for her high society


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"High Society" as written by Porter Steele Walter Melrose

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    General CommentIt's about the thrill of being rich. That, or the thrill of getting high (stoned).
    theriteofspringon April 14, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti've always wondered if they meant two hundred dollar bills as in one bill that's worth $200 or just 200 $1 bills. either way it can have a different meaning.

    but i think it's a $200 dollar bill. which makes me believe that this song is mocking the idea of upper class/high society, like they just throw money around like it's nothing when in reality the majority of the world is actually quite poor.
    klttl3son August 30, 2007   Link

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