I'd Rather Be High

Album: The Next Day (2013)
  • N obokov is sun-licked now
    Upon the beach at Gruenwald
    Brilliant and naked just
    The way that authors looks

    Clare and Lady Manners drink
    Until the other cows go home
    Gossip till their lips are bleeding
    Politics and all

    I'd rather be high, I'd rather be high
    I'd rather be flying, I'd rather be flying
    I'd rather be dead or out of my head
    Than training these guns on those men in the sand

    I'd rather be high
    The Thames was black, the tower dark
    I flew to Cairo, find my regiment
    City's full of generals
    And generals full of shit

    I stumble to the graveyard and I
    Lay down by my parents, whisper
    Just remember duckies
    Everybody gets got

    I'd rather be high, I'd rather be high
    I'd rather be flying, I'd rather be flying
    I'd rather be dead or out of my head
    Than training these guns of those men in the sand
    I'd rather be high

    I'm seventeen and my looks can prove it
    I'm so afraid that I will lose it
    I'd rather smoke and phone my ex
    Be pleading for some teenage sex, yeah

    I'd rather be high, I'd rather be high
    I'd rather be flying, I'd rather be flying
    I'd rather be dead or out of my head
    Than training these guns on the men in the sand

    I'd rather be high, I'd rather be high
    I'd rather be flying, I'd rather be flying
    I'd rather be flying, I'd rather be high
    I'd rather be flyingWriter/s: DAVID BOWIE
    Publisher: TINTORETTO MUSIC
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