Coma kid taught me how
He'd come to follow you around
Wherever you go
Said I don't go where I'm supposed to go

And I don't go really anywhere you know
Told me how he's driven by a curse
'Til he kicked out into reverse
Said I don't go where I'm supposed to go

And I don't go really anywhere you know
I made up my mind and I don't mind saying so
I went to meet you at central square
And when I couldn't find you there

I went walking around the city some more
People watching with a cold blank stare
And I saw your face in everyone I swear
Seems I never get your kick quite right

I was walkin' slow to a dirty dive
I'm so sick and tired tryin' to change your mind
When its so easy to disconnect mine

High times
High times
High times
Yeah I feel fine
High times
High times
High times

Man I feel fine
Don't pick me up
I'm fine right where I am
I don't go where I'm supposed to go
Where I'm supposed to go



Lyrics submitted by RomanCandle

"High Times" as written by Steven P. Smith

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, EMI Music Publishing

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  • +2
    General Comment:I signed up here because no-one had commented on this song. I've just heard the Basement B-sides and this is easily the best track there.
    Much alike 2:45am it builds to somewhat of a crescendo but I think this is much more effective. Looking at the lyrics doesn't really give justice to how the song really is or how it makes me feel.
    A feel a sense of desperation in the song. The line "yeah I feel fine" couldn't be sung in a less convincing way.

    But the line that leaves me breathless everytime is:
    "i was so sick and tired tryin to change your mind
    when its so easy to disconnect mine"

    God damn I love Elliot.
    binauralon October 24, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General Comment:yeah this song reminds me of 2:45 am too at the pick up...it's really a brilliant song...the lines "im so sick of tired to change your mind when it's so easy to disconnect mine" really hit close to home for me.
    MusicIsMyCrackon February 03, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Comment:this is one of the best songs on there, definetly.

    i like this line the most: "i made up my mind and i don't mind saying so" and the song really kicks in after this part.
    faelanon February 03, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Comment:i went to meet you at central square
    and when i couldnt find you there
    i went walking around the city some more
    people watching with a cold blank stare
    and i saw your face in everyone i swear

    I love that part. This song is genuis, dripping with feeling.
    tambamon October 01, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Comment:This is an intense and haunting song, and what an effect it has. This is one of his best unrealeased tracks in my opinion. I love when he sings "I'm fine right where I am."
    tranquilasadoveon February 08, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Comment:This is an amazing song. Hey there's a couple T's at the end of Elliott, not just one.
    AustinKon July 23, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Comment:I'm surprised there is not more comments on this one. It's one of my favorites. Everyone's already said everything though.
    Love, love, love
    bitterbritteron May 13, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General Comment:One of my favorites.
    Ironically, this is a great song to listen to when high.
    abodyofenglishon November 29, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:just a couple things:

    "i was so sick and tired tryin to change your mind"

    sounds like it's in the present tense, i.e "i'm so sick and tired tryin'a (trying to) change your mind", especially when you look at the line after it.

    but anyway this song is so amazing. this + georgia are my favourite ES songs
    blahduon November 08, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:This song is beyond amazing.
    elleonon January 11, 2006   Link

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