High
Miley Cyrus Lyrics


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I got so high that I saw Jesus
He said it's all gonna be okay
You just need me in your heart
Tennessee Whiskey and love
I got so high that I saw Jesus

Yeah, they talk about the rivers running dry
How pretty soon there won't be any water left to turn to wine
Like a drunkard at the wedding
Blindly raising Armageddon
So, I'ma get high

And I got so high that I saw Jesus
He said it's all gonna be okay
You just need me in your heart
Tennessee Whiskey and love
I got so high that I saw Jesus

Yeah, Joseph lost his job to a machine
And Mary lost her mind to lines of code
You can't see
And if the angels are the A.I.
I'm gonna burn this whole thing down
I'm gonna burn one down right now

I got so high that I saw Jesus
He said it's all gonna be okay
All gonna be
You just need me in your heart
Tennessee Whiskey and love
I got so high that I saw Jesus

And sometimes, it hurts too much to look
Like Moses said, the burning bush
I tried to turn away, but I could see
He said, "Fathers, don't forsake your sons
There's so much kingdom left to come
Just let it fill your lungs before you leave"

And I got so high that I saw Jesus
He said it's all gonna be okay
You just need me in your heart
Tennessee Whiskey and love
I got so high that I saw Jesus





I got so high that I saw Jesus
I got so high that I saw Jesus

Overall Meaning

The song "High" by Miley Cyrus is a reflection of how difficult it is to cope with the current state of the world, and how people have turned to drugs and alcohol to cope with their struggles. The opening line of the song, "I got so high that I saw Jesus," is a metaphor for finding comfort and guidance in a higher power. The repetition of this phrase throughout the song shows how significant finding that comfort is to the singer.


The lyrics of the song explore the issues we face as a society, such as the depletion of natural resources, job loss to technology, and the dangers of artificial intelligence. The reference to Tennessee Whiskey and love serves as a reminder that despite all the challenges, love and the simple pleasures of life can still bring us joy.


The lines, "Like a drunkard at the wedding / Blindly raising Armageddon / So, I'ma get high," suggest that the singer is aware of the world's problems and the possibility of catastrophic events, but feels helpless and chooses to turn to drugs as an escape. However, the encounter with the metaphorical Jesus leads the singer to find hope and reassurance that everything will be okay as long as they have faith and love.


In conclusion, "High" portrays the reality of how unbearable life can be sometimes, and how people try to cope with their problems through the use of substances. However, it also suggests that having faith and love can provide comfort and hope.


Line by Line Meaning

I got so high that I saw Jesus
The singer became intoxicated and had a hallucination of Jesus.


He said it's all gonna be okay
Jesus reassured the singer that everything is going to be alright.


You just need me in your heart
Jesus advised the singer that all he/she needs is faith.


Tennessee Whiskey and love
The singer suggests that whiskey and love are the keys to happiness.


Yeah, they talk about the rivers running dry
The singer acknowledges the discussions concerning depletion of water resources.


How pretty soon there won't be any water left to turn to wine
The singer alludes to a famous Bible story but suggests there will be no solution to the water crisis.


Like a drunkard at the wedding
The singer uses this simile to evoke a sense of helplessness and chaos.


Blindly raising Armageddon
The singer suggests that the human race is headed toward self-destruction.


So, I'ma get high
The singer states his/her intention to use drugs as an escape from the world's problems.


Yeah, Joseph lost his job to a machine
The singer likens modern-day technological advancements to those faced by Joseph in ancient times.


And Mary lost her mind to lines of code
The singer suggests that technology has consumed Mary's life.


You can't see
The singer is saying that the effects of technology are hidden and not widely acknowledged.


And if the angels are the A.I.
The singer envisions a world where artificial intelligence takes on divine attributes.


I'm gonna burn this whole thing down
The singer expresses a desire to destroy everything that technology has created.


And sometimes, it hurts too much to look
The singer acknowledges the painful reality of the world.


Like Moses said, the burning bush
The singer uses this biblical reference to suggest a divine intervention is required to remedy the world's problems.


He said, "Fathers, don't forsake your sons
The singer recounts Jesus' words of wisdom to fathers.


There's so much kingdom left to come
Jesus tells the singer that there is still hope for the future.


Just let it fill your lungs before you leave"
Jesus advises the singer to fill his/her life with faith before departing from the world.




Lyrics © Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
Written by: Noah Cyrus, Peter Harding

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@chrisiana.indico634

HIGH lyrics..
Verse 1
Sometimes I get a little too hurt
Got my mind goin' places it ain't wanna go
Sometimes I get a little too low
And I can't see myself through the fire and smoke
And you, like a neon light
Shinin' through a door that I can't keep closed
And you, like a rolling stone
Always buildin' cities on the hearts that you broke

Chorus
And in my head, I did my very best saying goodbye, goodbye
And I don't miss you but I think of you and don't know why
I still feel high
I still feel high

Verse 2
Sometimes I stay up all night
'Cause you don't ever talk to me in my dreams
And I think about eventually you're holdin' me
And dancin' to the record like a movie scene

Chorus
And in my head, I did my very best saying goodbye, goodbye
And I don't miss you but I think of you and don't know why
I still feel high
I still feel high

Bridge
Oh-oh-oh-oh, oh-oh
Oh-oh-oh-oh, oh-oh, oh-oh
Sometimes I get a little too hurt
Got my mind goin' places it ain't wanna go

Chorus
And in my head, I did my very best saying goodbye, goodbye
And I don't miss you but I think of you and don't know why
I still feel high
I still feel high

Outro
Oh-oh-oh-oh, oh-oh
Oh-oh-oh-oh, oh-oh, oh-oh
I still feel high



@penguinsmalz3774

LYRICS:
Sometimes I get a little too hurt
Got my mind going places it ain’t wanna go
Sometimes I get a little too low
And I can’t see myself through the fire and smoke
You, like a neon light shining through a door that I can’t keep closed
You, like a rolling stone, always building cities on the hearts that you broke

And in my head I did my very best saying goodbye
Goodbye
I don’t miss you but I think of you and don’t know why
I still feel high
I still feel high

Sometimes I stay up all night ‘cause you don’t ever talk to me in my dreams
And I think about eventually you’re holding me and dancing to the record like a movie scene

And in my head I did my very best saying goodbye
Goodbye
I don’t miss you but I think of you and don’t know why
I still feel high
I still feel high

Ooooh
Ooooh
Ooooh

Sometimes I get a little too hurt
Got my mind going places it ain’t wanna go
And in my head I did my very best saying goodbye
Goodbye
I don’t miss you but I think of you and don’t know why
I still feel high
I still feel high



All comments from YouTube:

@hemlockesprings

this album is her strongest body of work to date

@atrainofthought99

Agreed!

@kyranroberts03

agreed x2

@widas4332

agreeedd

@homorockerbloguero5079

She literally wrote that she was born to make this album, so yes.

@MMajestic23

what about Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz?

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@herdeadpetz1482

MILEY DESERVE EVERYTHING THIS SONG IS SO GOOD

@ms.rstake_1211

Her albums truly show her evolution.

@homorockerbloguero5079

Also Mark Ronson he co wrote this song, coincidentally both were hurt by their respective divorces

@herdeadpetz1482

@@N_I_C_ i would like to see your high cover 👀

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