I saw your eyes
I had to run away
I fell too deep in love
There were no words to say
I just had to get high
One look inside
And I knew right away
I felt too much
I did not have the strength
I just ran to get high

But lover there's something about you
Just pushing me pulling me
That's saying don't go away
I saw your eyes
Fell into yesterday
An only child
Until you let me stay

I had no one on my side
Too weak to stand
Too scared to love again
The damn has broke
My soul is spilling all over your hands
Take a look in my eyes

Lover, there's something about you
Pushing me pulling me
That's saying don't go away
Ain't never gonna be another
I see your eyes
I'll never run away
I fell too deep in love
Only five words to say



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    i think the "getting high" part necessarily means high off of narcotics. to me, it's more just the feeling of elation he gets from her; she, essentially, makes him high. the way she makes him feel is intoxicating.

    so when he says, "we just gotta stay high" he means that he wants them to be together, intoxicated with their emotions for one another.

    lilypopon April 26, 2008   Link
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    this is my fave new radicals song. awesome lyrics and sound.

    creedspazzon May 23, 2002   Link
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    yup, this one too...

    MixMasterMattyon July 15, 2002   Link
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    "I see your eyes I'll never run away I fell too deep in love" Makes me think of my girlfriend. great song from a great band. just wished they woulda stayed together long enough for a second album!!!

    Hollowpoint2003on July 25, 2002   Link
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    great song, i think it's also kind of about a stoner who always gets high becuz hes scared of facing reality, an dnow hes never fell this much for a girl so he doesnt know what to do but get high

    bradboyes16on April 02, 2003   Link
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    great song, i think it's also kind of about a stoner who always gets high becuz hes scared of facing reality, an dnow hes never fell this much for a girl so he doesnt know what to do but get high

    bradboyes16on April 02, 2003   Link
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    I think getting high is a metaphor (though for gregg it probobly wasn't)

    McShineon April 08, 2003   Link
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    i wish we could've had a second album too. but you know, this one is so perfect, it probably would've ruined it.

    thatpartydresson June 29, 2004   Link
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    "I think getting high is a metaphor (though for gregg it probobly wasn't)"

    LoL!

    Nick Tonicon October 02, 2004   Link
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    this is a fantastic song, one of my favorites from the CD. Well actually they're all pretty much great. "My soul is spilling all over your hands.." i love that line!

    a_crazymixedupworldon July 24, 2005   Link

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