Gonna get out on the road tonight
'Cause, I got a hollow in my head

Checking it up
Baby, one more time for you
Checking it up
Until the pot hits the sky

It's like I think
I'm sick of cocaine
Got a feeling like
It's running in my veins

Checking it up
Baby, one more time for you
Checking it up
Until the pot hits the sky
Even the best years
Leave a lot to be desired
When they pass you by

All these seasons
All this time
Spinning round
Until they leave you
Far behind
Lay me down in the circle
Where the spotlight shines
All this pleasure gets me high

Some people will cut you
Until you're bleeding
But not me
I just want to do it to myself

Checking it up
Baby, one more time for you
Checking it up
Until the pot hits the sky
Even the best years
Are a waste of time
But, Baby, I'm a big star now

All these seasons
All this time
Spinning round
Until they leave you
Far behind
Lay me down in the circle
Where the spotlight shines

All this pleasure gets me high
All these seasons
All this time
Spinning round
Until they leave you
Far behind

Lay me down in the circle
Where the spotlight shines
Turn your back back on the people
Who draw the line
Put your faith in the answers
That you can find
Hit the Ground hard running down
That highway line
Say a prayer for the ones
You have left behind

All this pleasure gets them high
I don't want to give it back...


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  • +2
    General CommentAdam Duritz kicks my ass.
    LindzyMarieon May 10, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Commenti never thought id like a song with "checkin it up" in the chorus.. but adam duritz is a genius so..
    thatpartydresson June 28, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI've loved CC for yonks but only recently heard this song - it's so gorgeous.. gonna come pretty high on my list of favourites!

    When he breaks into:
    'All these seasons
    All this time..'
    I get goosepimples. The emotion this song carries is immense.
    un_intendedon June 09, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI can't believe this song is only a bonus track in the UK!!!! It's soooooo good, one of the best off the new album.
    kingoftherainon September 08, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentYea he does! This song is so cool. I especially like it towrds the end

    Lay me down in the circle
    Where the spotlight shines
    Turn your back back on the people
    Who draw the line
    Put your faith in the answers
    That you can find
    Hit the Ground hard running down
    That highway line
    Say a prayer for the ones
    You have left behind

    Amazing
    Shanemarvin1990on June 27, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song plays at the end of the movie Rounders.
    Relapseron December 27, 2005   Link
  • 0
    Lyric CorrectionI think he's actually saying "until the pie hits the sky" -- a play on the phrase "pie in the sky."
    phrases.org.uk/meanings/…
    fdtateon July 24, 2011   Link

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