I tumble into space, try to stop the fall
My body ripped and tore, I could have floated in space

Could have floated

I stumble 'round my home, I am on the outside
My legs and arms are lead, feeling love from no one

Could have floated

My head weighs ninety-pounds and I've been down
My friends are aliens and I've been down

Well now I've got no wife
Cut a lizard's tail, it grows back to life
I killed some sleepless nights,
my heart's torn to pieces

Could have floated
I am the funny guy, yeah I've been down
I am the big rock star yeah I've been down

I'll never be the same, cause I've been inside out
And I want to be an animal and take care of my own

My head weighs ninety pounds and I've been down
My friends are aliens and I've been down
I know what it's like cause I've been down
Devil sneaks in and deals and I've been down

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    General CommentI think that this song is about drugs. This is not just because this song is on The Basketball Diaries soundtrack. I just really think that. I think it's about how drugs make you feel ("my head weighs neighty pounds"), but also about what is going on around the "druggie" (having no wife; feeling love from no one).
    doombunnehon March 22, 2003   Link

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