Happy happy birthday
Two years dead today
You can't keep me from runnin'
You can't keep me from hiding from you
Don't mess around with me bitch
You're messing with fire
And I am burnin' baby
I'm burnin' higher and higher and higher and higher and higher, yeah

Happy happy birthday
Two years dead today
You can't keep me from runnin'
You can't keep me from hiding from you
Don't mess around with me bitch
You're messing with fire
And I am burnin' baby
I'm burnin' higher and higher and higher and higher and higher and higher and higher and higher and higher yeah

Well I keep on runnin'
Well I never seem to get away from you
Well I can't escape the memories
That haunt me every night and day
Just you leave me alone
well I'm down to the wire
And I am burnin' baby
I'm burnin' higher and higher and higher and higher and higher and higher and higher and higher and higher yeah
Yeah

(You're burning higher)
(You're burning higher)
(You're burning higher)
(You're burning higher)


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    General CommentThis song is amazing...I'm curious to what other people think of it. Here it is 10 years if not more, and I'm just getting the hang of all of Kyuss's material. This site has the right lyrics for that intro, most don't. I love Garcia!
    KyussLoverRon February 08, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThis means the world..actually! It's become the national anthem of 2008 for me!!!! I enjoy blasting this tune at high db's. I'm burnin' baby~~~~!
    KyussLoverRon March 06, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI think it's about trying to get over some traumatic life event. The birthday in question marks two years since the event happened. "Happy Birthday" is said with a scornful tone, since the birthday marks the day he was forced to run away from his old life - "two years dead today" - and become the metaphorical "burning baby" that was created in its place.
    No matter how much his new self is determined to run away from what happened, he is still haunted by it. And it makes him ANGRY! Anger at what happened is now what's driving him forward, so much so that he sees his new life not as living but as "burning higher and higher" into the future.
    One of my favourite songs to listen to at extreme volume levels when I am in a fuck everything mood.
    silversuperon October 23, 2014   Link

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