I Couldnt Get High
Slightly Stoopid Lyrics


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I've got
New sunglasses
And I've got
Backstage passes
For y'all
Girls with fine asses
Yeah oh yeah
Sunshine, girlies and money
What it takes to get me on a roll
Some call me mr. soul

I went to this party
The other night
Said I want to feel
What my brain had felt like
I grabbed my bottle
And I start drinkin' wine
I thought pretty soon
That I would be
Feelin' fine
But no I couldn't get high
Oh no
And then I couldn't get high
Oh no
And then I
Don't know why

Threw down the bottle
And then I whipped out my pipe
Stuffed it full of goodies
And then I gave that shit a light
I huffed and I puffed
Good lord I
Smoked and I choked
I smoking for so long
Until my heart was nearly broke
Because I couldn't get high
Oh no
And then I
Couldn't get high
Oh no
And then I
Try I tried

I threw down the pipe
Just as pissed as I could be
Gobbled down a mound of some
Lsd
I waited and I waited
For my body to zing
I waited I waited
But not a fucking thing
Because I couldn't get high
Oh no
And then I
Couldn't get high
Oh no




Lord I
Don't know why

Overall Meaning

The lyrics of Slightly Stoopid's "I Couldn't Get High" reflect the frustration of the singer who attempts to get high but fails in his attempts despite trying different methods. He feels that the elements that would usually get him on a roll like sunshine, girls with fine asses, and money are not enough to get him high. He then proceeds to drink wine from a bottle and stuff his pipe with marijuana, but his efforts are in vain, and he gets frustrated. He then turns to LSD, but still, his attempts are unsuccessful. The singer cannot comprehend why these substances have failed to get him high and is left in a state of confusion.


The lyrics of the song highlight the struggle of individuals dealing with substance abuse and addiction, reaffirming the notion that the effects of such abuses are not always positive. The sense of frustration and emptiness in the lyrics adds to the overall somber tone of the song. However, the lyrics also illustrate the desperate attempt to seek solace and comfort in these substances.


Overall, "I Couldn't Get High" paints a picture of a person who is struggling and ultimately failing to find refuge in drug use.


Line by Line Meaning

I've got new sunglasses
I have new sunglasses


And I've got backstage passes
I also have backstage passes


For y'all girls with fine asses
These passes are for girls with attractive buttocks


Yeah oh yeah
Expressing excitement


Sunshine, girlies and money
These are the things that make me happy


What it takes to get me on a roll
These things help me get in the groove


Some call me mr. soul
I am sometimes referred to as Mr. Soul


I went to this party
I attended a party


The other night
It was the other night


Said I want to feel
I wanted to experience


What my brain had felt like
The feeling my brain may have felt in the past


I grabbed my bottle
I picked up a bottle


And I start drinkin' wine
I began consuming wine


I thought pretty soon
I believed soon


That I would be
I would become


Feelin' fine
Feeling good


But no I couldn't get high
Unfortunately, I couldn't become intoxicated


Oh no
Expressing disappointment


And then I couldn't get high
Repeatedly expressing the inability to become intoxicated


And then I
Continuing the thought of being unable to become intoxicated


Don't know why
I'm unsure of the reason for being unable to become intoxicated


Threw down the bottle
I put the bottle down


And then I whipped out my pipe
I brought out my pipe


Stuffed it full of goodies
I filled it with drugs


And then I gave that shit a light
I lit the drugs in the pipe


I huffed and I puffed
I inhaled deeply


Good lord I
An expression of frustration


Smoked and I choked
I smoked and had a hard time breathing


I smoking for so long
I smoked for a long time


Until my heart was nearly broke
To the point where I felt like I was having a heart attack


Because I couldn't get high
Reiterating the inability to become intoxicated


Oh no
Still expressing disappointment


And then I
Continuing the same idea


Couldn't get high
Stressing the frustration of being unable to become intoxicated


Oh no
Expressing disappointment again


And then I
Still discussing the same situation


Try I tried
I kept trying, but it didn't work


I threw down the pipe
I put the pipe down


Just as pissed as I could be
I was extremely angry


Gobbled down a mound of some
I quickly took a lot of something


Lsd
A hallucinogenic drug


I waited and I waited
I waited patiently


For my body to zing
Waiting for the effects of the drug to take hold


But not a fucking thing
No results


Because I couldn't get high
Continuing the theme of frustration with the inability to become intoxicated


Oh no
Still expressing disappointment


And then I
Continuing the same idea


Couldn't get high
Stressing dissatisfaction with the situation


Oh no
Still expressing disappointment


Lord I
An expression of despair


Don't know why
Still unsure of the reason for being unable to become intoxicated




Lyrics © Downtown Music Publishing
Written by: KYLE ALEXANDER MCDONALD, MILES DOUGHTY

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Comments from YouTube:

Alejandro González Zurita

My first ever introduction to these awesome musicians. I'm in love with slightly stoopid for EVER.

Albert Yoo

Slightly Stoopid ALL DAY! Stoopidheads unite!!!!

Andrew Alberti

Awesome song! Great stuff =)

rg7south

such a great song...mellow :)

Christina Jimenez

this is a great song. the singer reminds me of Bradley from sublime .

Humble 9300

@Pegga SUS12 Sublime was having issues playing shows so they said fuck it and told venue owners "were Skunk Records band"

Pegga SUS12

Brad nowell owned skunk records, I'm pretty sure

la kl

Slightly stoopid is signed by skunk records, the same record label that signed sublime

Daniel Longenecker

Brad taught these guys how to play reggae and basically birthed all of reggae rock rip bradley

NateDawG

I love this jam

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