"Just Like A Pill" as written by Alecia B Moore and Dallas L Austin....
I'm lyin' here on the floor where you left me
I think I took too much
I'm crying here, what have you done?
I thought it would be fun

I can't stay on your life support, there's a shortage in the switch
I can't stay on your morphine, 'cause it's making me itch
I said I tried to call the nurse again but she's being a little bitch
I think I'll get outta here, where I can

Run just as fast as I can
To the middle of nowhere
To the middle of my frustrated fears
And I swear you're just like a pill
'Stead of makin' me better, you keep makin' me ill
You keep makin' me ill

I haven't moved from the spot where you left me
This must be a bad trip
All of the other pills, they were different
Maybe I should get some help

I can't stay on your life support, there's a shortage in the switch
I can't stay on your morphine, 'cause it's making me itch
I said I tried to call the nurse again but she's being a little bitch
I think I'll get outta here, where I can

Run just as fast as I can
To the middle of nowhere
To the middle of my frustrated fears
And I swear you're just like a pill
'Stead of makin' me better, you keep makin' me ill
You keep makin' me ill

Run just as fast as I can
To the middle of nowhere
To the middle of my frustrated fears
And I swear you're just like a pill
'Stead of makin' me better, you keep makin' me ill
You keep makin' me ill

I can't stay on your life support, there's a shortage in the switch
I can't stay on your morphine, 'cause it's making me itch
I said I tried to call the nurse again but she's being a little bitch
I think I'll get outta here, where I can

Run just as fast as I can
To the middle of nowhere
To the middle of my frustrated fears
And I swear you're just like a pill
'Stead of makin' me better, you keep makin' me ill
You keep makin' me ill

Run just as fast as I can
To the middle of nowhere
To the middle of my frustrated fears
And I swear you're just like a pill
'Stead of makin' me better, you keep makin' me ill
You keep makin' me ill

Run just as fast as I can
To the middle of nowhere
To the middle of my frustrated fears
And I swear you're just like a pill
'Stead of makin' me better, you keep makin' me ill
You keep makin' me ill

Run just as fast as I can
To the middle of nowhere
To the middle of my frustrated fears
And I swear


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"Just Like a Pill [DVD]" as written by Alecia B Moore Alecia Moore

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  • +4
    General Commentto me it first sounds like drugs but then i read it like two more times and it sounds like she is comparing a person, probally a boyfriend to drugs...i am probally wrong but thats what it sounds like to me
    xxbabyxsnakesxxon June 08, 2002   Link
  • +3
    General Commentshe IS comparing acid to her boyfriend... how he was amazing at first but now he's a nightmare... you can have good and bad trips. good trips are when you see good things (her loving boyfriend) but now she's in a bad trip (he's cold and turning into a nightmare) he's in charge of how the drug works... the one who can give and lace it.

    she does however say that she's laying in the spot where he left her... so maybe she really is on something too and he abandoned her...

    we don't know if she's seeing herself physically in the middle of no where or just helpless. it's probably both :)
    laxstickchickon October 05, 2009   Link
  • +3
    My InterpretationIt's hard to explain, but I'll try my best :/
    You know how you have a box of pills on the shelf behind the counter? And it looks good, but it could be out of date and false labelled? Well, I think she's trying to compare herself to wanting this guy who looks good from a distance, and when she finally gets a taste of him, she wants to get away from him & his dramas. And I also think, in the part: "I said I tried to call the nurse again but shes
    being a little bitch" -- I think that part is about her friends telling her he's no good for her, but she never believed them. And now that she realises that she's made a mistake, her friends have turned against her. If you believe this is the right interpretation, please reply or rate up :D
    AllisonJade12345on January 25, 2011   Link
  • +2
    General CommentOmfg, Passamaguady, no one cares. One phrase, woo, wow. Gogo Pink, you ripped off one phrase! Nobody's ever done that before!
    Kloieon June 09, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwhy does the refrain sound soooo familiar?
    Rin11588on June 01, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentit does...
    the "and i swear" part sounds like that one song.
    oh... work brain work.. so close to my head.
    i'll think about it
    m00nb3amon June 03, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentis this song about drugs?
    KiTTiEjustspits420on June 04, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt DOES sound familiar. It sounds like that Boyz II Men. 'I Swear'. YEeeeeeaaaahhhhhhhh. Or was it All4One? HeckifIknow!
    Kloieon June 04, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwhat is this song about?
    CakePhreakon June 07, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song sounds like it is about drugs and doing to much and needing help but not being able to except it at the same time
    LilPunkRawkeron June 09, 2002   Link

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