Double Vision

Album: Double Vision (1978)
Charted: 2
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  • Feeling down 'n' dirty, feeling kinda mean
    I've been from one to another extreme
    This time I had a good time, ain't got time to wait
    I wanna stick around till I can't see straight

    Fill my eyes with that double vision
    No disguise for that double vision
    Ooh, when it gets through to me, it's always new to me
    My double vision gets the best of me

    Never do more than I, I really need
    My mind is racing, but my body's in the lead
    Tonight's the night, I'm gonna push it to the limit
    I live all of my years in a single minute

    Fill my eyes with that double vision
    No disguise for that double vision
    Ooh, when it gets through to me, it's always new to me
    My double vision always seems to get the best of me, the best of me, yeah-ah

    Oh, double vision, I need my double vision
    Oh, It takes me out of my head, takin' me out of my head
    Oh, I get my double vision
    Oh, seeing double double, double vision
    Oh, oh my double vision
    Oh, double vision
    Yeah-ah, I get double vision Writer/s: Hansel Creech, John Miller, Robert Jones
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 18

  • Wyo.maniac from WyomingThis song is about doing a big blast of either dope or heroine. It pretty much describes it exactly
  • Me from Usa Lou Gramm in his memoir said ‘Double Vision’ came to him while he was watching on tv the NY Rangers play when he was in the recording studio. He grew up in NY state and is a devoted Rangers fan.
  • Travler from West-by-godDouble Vision....Meh! Now to "Me",a great Foreigner tune would be...Starrider !!!
  • Seventhmist from 7th HeavenMy wife and I always figured this song was about drugs. The lyrics can certainly be interpreted that way.
  • Camille from Toronto, OhI never cared for the song.
  • Raunchy from Tulsa, OkThis was a huge hit in my area when I was a kid. My older brothers bought the album "Double Vision" too & became Foreigner fans. It wasn't long before I was too. My favorite Foreigner hit is "Dirty White Boy." They performed on Jay Leno's Tonight Show on 01-16-2014 the other night & were awesome. Well, "Double Vision" was such a big hit & at the time, I really didn't care if it was or wasn't about drugs. For me, it was all about the music!
  • Jg from Joppa, MdThis song is definitely about drugs, just listen to the lyrics.
    Love this song.
  • Dave from Fremont, OhI think that the song could be about alcohol but when they say (when it gets though to me it always new to me) from past expirences it sounds to me with the lyrics of this song they could be talking about a mid to stong dose of LSD
  • Jennifer Harris from Grand Blanc, MiI love this song,too.Even though I don't drink. I don't do Menage a Trois,either.
  • Thomas from Somerville, AlIt's not just about drinking, it's about getting f****d up in general.
  • Donna from College Station, TxNo 3 on top Albums of the year Oct 1978 list, source Billboard 10 years ago list Oct 8, 1988
  • David from Deerfield Beach, FlPosted 12/5/2007. I remember as a kid I used to go rollerskating a lot and they would play this song often at the roller rink during the fast skate. "Double Vision" was a favorite of mine back then and I would get pumped whenever they played it. I would skate around as fast as I could whenever they did.
  • Brandon from Peoria, IlI thought this song was bout one of three things (or maybe all three)
    1. Drinking so much you get blurry vision
    2. Boobs
    3. Menage a trois
  • Brandon from Peoria, IlBurger King used 4 different classic rock songs, one of which was Urgent, another was Double Vision...you are both right...YAY
  • Nessie from Sapporo, JapanThe verse part is killer. It almost sounds like 10 cc.
  • Victor from Vienna, Vagreat song, but not as good as "Waiting for a Girl Like You"
  • Josh from Plainview, NyI'm pretty sure "Urgent" was the song used in Burger King commercials not "Double Vision"
  • Dave from Cardiff, Wales"Double Vision" came to the attention of the UK's general public in 1998 when it was used in a popular TV commercial for Burger King
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