High and Dry
Radiohead Lyrics


Two jumps in a week
I bet you think that's pretty clever, don't you, boy?
Flying on your motorcycle
Watching all the ground beneath you drop

You'd kill yourself for recognition
Kill yourself to never, ever stop
You broke another mirror
You're turning into something you are not
Don't leave me high
Don't leave me dry
Don't leave me high
Don't leave me dry

Drying up in conversation
You will be the one who cannot talk
All your insides fall to pieces
You just sit there wishing you could still make love

They're the ones who'll hate you
When you think you've got the world all sussed out
They're the ones who'll spit at you
You will be the one screaming out

Don't leave me high
Don't leave me dry
Don't leave me high
Don't leave me dry

Oh, it's the best thing that you've ever had
The best thing that you've ever, ever had
It's the best thing that you've ever had
The best thing you have had is gone away

So don't leave me high
Don't leave me dry
Don't leave me high
Don't leave me dry
Don't leave me high
Don't leave me high
Don't leave me dry

Lyrics © DistroKid, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Colin Charles Greenwood, Edward John O'Brien, Jonathan Richard Guy Greenwood, Philip James Selway, Thomas Edward Yorke

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Jonathan Fortez

I had a friend named Ava who used to play this song when she felt down. She was neglected by her parents because they only cared about money, and I tried to spend as much time with her so she wouldn’t fall into depression. I was basically her pillar of support, and we hung out a lot


Seven years ago she committed suicide by slitting her wrists with a kitchen knife while her parents were at work. During the fueneral Her parents was yawning and texting, and I figured out why she really came. Turns out, Ava’s grandfather left his fortune to her, which I figured out from her Older sister. And her parents were there to collect the money


Now, in 2020, I’m a 24 year old Biology schoolteacher in Glasgow, Scotland, having moved from America to The U.K. I’m married and have a 4 year old daughter. I still keep in touch with Ava’s sister, and I still play this song when I Feel down in Ava’s memory

Edit: I’m not doing this for likes or whatnot. I want to spread awareness and share Ava’s story. I have no interest in likes

Edit 2- thanks for the support everyone. I just want to let people who lost friends or family know that you’re not alone in this world. Stay strong during these hard times



HUEI YU HUANG

Two jumps in a week
I bet you think that's pretty clever, don't you, boy?
Flying on your motorcycle
Watching all the ground beneath you drop
You'd kill yourself for recognition
Kill yourself to never, ever stop
You broke another mirror
You're turning into something you are not
Don't leave me high
Don't leave me dry
Don't leave me high
Don't leave me dry
Drying up in conversation
You will be the one who cannot talk
All your insides fall to pieces
You just sit there wishing you could still make love
They're the ones who'll hate you
When you think you've got the world all sussed out
They're the ones who'll spit at you
You will be the one screaming out
Don't leave me high
Don't leave me dry
Don't leave me high
Don't leave me dry
Oh, it's the best thing that you've ever had
The best thing you've ever, ever had
It's the best thing that you've ever had
The best thing you have had is gone away
So don't leave me high
Don't leave me dry
Don't leave me high
Don't leave me dry
Don't leave me high
Don't leave me high
Don't leave me dry



Rinchan Robert

Two jumps in a week
I bet you think that's pretty clever, don't you, boy?
Flying on your motorcycle
Watching all the ground beneath you drop
You'd kill yourself for recognition
Kill yourself to never, ever stop
You broke another mirror
You're turning into something you are not
Don't leave me high
Don't leave me dry
Don't leave me high
Don't leave me dry
Drying up in conversation
You will be the one who cannot talk
All your insides fall to pieces
You just sit there wishing you could still make love
They're the ones who'll hate you
When you think you've got the world all sussed out
They're the ones who'll spit at you
You will be the one screaming out
Don't leave me high
Don't leave me dry
Don't leave me high
Don't leave me dry
Oh, it's the best thing that you've ever had
The best thing that you've ever, ever had
It's the best thing that you've ever had
The best thing you have had is gone away
So don't leave me high
Don't leave me dry
Don't leave me high
Don't leave me dry
Don't leave me high
Don't leave me high
Don't leave me dry



Mr. Gaming Banana

Welp, since no one has made a comment with Lyrics, i guess I'm gonna have to be the one who does it.

Lyrics:

Two jumps in a week
I bet you think that's pretty clever, don't you boy?
Flying on your motorcycle
Watching all the ground beneath you drop

Kill yourself for recognition
Kill yourself to never ever stop
You broke another mirror
You're turning into something you are not

Don't leave me high
Don't leave me dry
Don't leave me high
Don't leave me dry

Drying up in conversation
You will be the one who cannot talk
All your insides fall to pieces
You just sit there wishing you could still make love

They're the ones who'll hate you
When you think you've got the world all sussed out
They're the once who'll spit at you
You'll be the one screaming out

Don't leave me high
Don't leave me dry
Don't leave me high
Don't leave me dry

Oh, it's the best thing that you ever had
The best thing you ever, ever had
It's the best thing that you ever had
The best thing you have had is gone away

D-don't leave me high
Don't leave me dry
Don't leave me high
Don't leave me dry
Don't leave me high
Don't leave me high
Don't leave me dry



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Autos Básicos

Here again.
Good music makes you comeback
If you have good taste.

Lukman Hakim

salomee

nesfan8

I think the boys from Radiohead might disagree with you calling this good music

Franek Ciuk

@Mohammed Chopin hating his work is common knowledge, you can find multiple historical sources describing the pieces he never played in public (nowadays some of his most famous pieces) because he didn’t think they were good enough for that, almost all pieces published posth. (after his death) he wanted burned. I’m not specifically talking about Radiohead’s example here, I don’t really like High and Dry either.
But imagine this: someone writes the greatest piece of music ever (I don’t know how you would judge that, but let’s say hypothetically) and then declares it awful - does that piece of music suddenly become any worse? I, as someone who writes some music sometimes personally think that the value of music comes from wether you enjoy it or not:) Obviously, some works are more profound or exquisite, some are more groundbreaking, some less - that’s all just context though. I think if you can see something in the music that the composer doesn’t, if you’re in a different situation and have different experience with music and the music itself, stripped out of context, out of what the author thinks or who the author is or who is this music associated with, if the music just speaks to you, makes you feel something - then I’d say that’s good music for you:)

Mohammed

@Franek Ciuk No, that's moronic. You can't pick and choose what song is good or not. If anything, the actual composer's opinion should be what's considered above all else since they created the song in the first place. Also, where did you get the idea that Chopin hated most of his works?

I like High and Dry but it's simplistic and not all that good as an actual song. let's not pretend that it's some masterpiece when the entire band thinks the song is hot garbage with no meaning.

Franek Ciuk

@Mohammed No, thats stupid logic. Chopin hated most of what he wrote, does that render his works any worse? The value of a song is unchanged regardless of the author’s views lol
If you like it, it’s probably good.

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Aidan Biggins

Radiohead is the kind of band that's perfect for a long car ride while it's dark outside.

You want forgiveness get religion

More like a cloudy day

Josh William

True 👌

Ashley Guance

Niceeee 😌

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