"Deep Inside" as written by Gavin Koppel, Brandon Charles Boyd, Michael Aaron Einziger, Alex Katunich and Jose Anthony Pasillas Ii....
It's 3 o'clock,
And we ask ourselves,
"Where are we now?"
It seems we've wondered out of bounds again!
(Over and over, we ask ourselves why we don't utilize
Things that are stored
Deep inside of our brains!)

I'm on my own and I can't see straight!
Am I so stoned that I can't see straight?
Man, I've got to find my way back home,
But I'm too deep inside
It's 4 o'clock,
And we ask ourselves,
"Where did I go wrong?

We passed my house at least an hour ago!"
Over and over, we ask ourselves why
Don't we utilize things
That are stored deep inside of our brains!
I'm on my own and I can't see straight?
Am I sooo stoned that I can't see straight?

It's 5 o'clock,
And we tell ourselves,
"We need to get home! The sun is creeping overhead again!"
I'm way too deep inside to go home,
I've got to get sane!

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"Deep Inside" as written by Brandon Boyd Alex Katunich

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    General CommentThe consensus seems to be this is just about being stoned off one's ass, but whether, Boyd intended it or not, I see deeper meaning. It's about being to intoxicated, not necessarily from drugs, You see it in his later lyrics about being blinded by society and forced to accept what everyone else thinks. This song is about being steeped so low into what's popular that you can't even find yourself or what you stand for, no matter how hard you try. Then again. the song might just be about drugs, but I think Incubus is onto something more than they might have intended originally.

    Forgeting the lyrics, I just love the jazz/rock feel of this song, particularly with that guitar riff at the end.
    gammarayX67on March 31, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThe story behind this song is that when Incubus were younger, they'd go up in the hills outside Calabasas and smoke weed. They once got very stoned and couldn't find their way back home! Tee, hee! Although it isn't written here, my favourite part of the song is when Brandon says :"I know exactly where we are! Where the fuck are we!?" That is mine and my friend's favourite phrase!
    Harry Manbackon March 12, 2002   Link
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    General CommentHM ^^^ that's hilarious I didn't know that ... hehe, but this is a good song, just sort of the feeling of being lost (and being high) but whatever ... incubus's earlier stuff rocks ...
    saneon May 05, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commenthell yeah. REMEMBER THE DAYS OF THE FUNGUS
    missblisson May 09, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentalso, i mean. remember the days of the fungus, also.

    missblisson May 09, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentha ha ha.
    daron is so lovelyon May 25, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commenthahahahahahahahahahaha.....dude.........hahahahahahaha
    Incubus are stonners from way back.....
    music4evaon May 29, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI know exactly where we are! Where the fuck are we?! lol
    Harry Manbackon June 11, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is timeless, and makes me feel high just listening to it. but even if i'm not, it doesn't change the fact that this song kicks ass. i love incubus, old and new. you gotta see them live.
    chaos04on June 21, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis song is great. i absolutely love it when he says "i know exactly where we are. where the fuck are we?" too funny!
    StellarColieon July 03, 2002   Link

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