I Am The Highway

Album: Audioslave (2002)
Charted: 66
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  • Pearls and swine bereft of me
    Long and weary my road has been
    I was lost in the cities
    Alone in the hills
    No sorrow or pity for leaving I feel

    I am not your rolling wheels
    I am the highway
    I am not your carpet ride
    I am the sky

    Friends and liars don't wait for me
    I'll get on all by myself
    I put millions of miles
    Under my heels
    And still too close to you
    I feel

    I am not your rolling wheels
    I am the highway
    I am not your carpet ride
    I am the sky

    I am not your blowing wind
    I am the lightning
    I am not your autumn moon
    I am the night
    The night

    I am not your rolling wheels
    I am the highway
    I am not your carpet ride
    I am the sky

    I am not your blowing wind
    I am the lightning
    I am not your autumn moon
    I am the night
    The night

    Yeah, yeah, yeah
    Yeah, yeah, yeah
    Yeah, yeah, yeah
    Yeah, yeah, yeah Writer/s: Brad Wilk, Chris Cornell, Timothy Commerford, Tom Morello
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Wixen Music Publishing
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Comments: 6

  • Mflo from HawaiiJenni Layne from Hiram, Ga. You obviously know nothing about depression or suicide or his music. Your comments are exactly the pervasive stench in society. You think this has something to do with being selfish? That it has something to do with him thinking that he didn't realize that he had millions of fans and people that loved him? You call him an idiot. In the world of pervasive, perfect, curators of pictures. The world gives empty love and we are all numb because of it. You see you can be surrounded by people and still be alone, numb. To have so much love for everyone, daughter, Son, Wife, Mother, Father and still feel empty. Everyday finding the energy to put on the mask of joy struggling to find a reason to live. Always afraid someone will see through it and somehow will become infected with a numbness you can't understand. That he likely realized that he should feel and be what everyone else tells him he should be. Happy. That you think depression is just a matter of being happy for what you have and the people that love you. Shows you know nothing about him or what he was struggling with and may you never know it.
  • Jenni Layne from Hiram, GaHe didn't commit suicide OR die by suicide, and it is so upsetting when everyone immediately buys the reports and paid examiners. There have been people who have made certain everyone knows they will never kill themselves, who then are reported to have done just that, and no one objects to their lies. Chris loved his kids and wanted to be there to watch them grow into amazing humans. He was loved by all. You don't kill yourself when everybody loves you everywhere you go. That is common sense, and especially if you have ever felt the pain of suicidal thoughts. You are not selfish. You really believe you will not be hurting anyone by ending your life because no one really loves you at all. Chris was a brilliant man, and he would have had to be an idiot to believe no one would be hurt by his passing. And here we are, stuck in this world where you get a report that you died one way, and everyone assumes it is true. Even his own wife? I guess she never really knew his mind....or she was involved somehow.
  • AnonymousChris Cornell died because of The Forgotten Children along with others he knew of the pedophilia running ramped in the industry and the world do him justice by recognizing your self speak out against it don't go quietly LET YOUR VOICE BE HEARD!!!
  • Circe801 from Simewherei feel that this is not a song about a love relationship, but of a relationship with humans he has known. i know what it's like to be an outsider, and prefer to remain one.
    in Cgris' lyrics he refers to "pigs" at least twice. people ARE pigs.
    RIP, beautiful man...
  • Anne from Boston, MaChris Cornell, beautiful soul, may you be resting in peace.
    Chris Cornell did not commit suicide. He died by suicide. Cause of death was suicide. Let’s drop the word “committed” - it’s Archaic, harmful and offensive.
  • Alberto Rodriguez from Palm Beach Florida One of the most beautiful songs ever written about redemption and separation from a person who never appreciated you. A pearl. Love you Chris. My brother.
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