Flying High Again

Album: Diary of a Madman (1981)
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  • Got a crazy feeling I don't understand
    'Gotta get away from here
    Feelin' like I shoulda kept my feet on the ground
    Waitin' for the sun to appear

    Mamma's gonna worry
    I been a bad bad boy
    No use sayin' sorry
    It's somethin' that I enjoy

    'Cause you can't see what my eyes see
    (I can see it, I can see it)
    And you can't be inside of me, flying high again

    I can see through mountains watch me disappear
    I can even touch the sky
    Swallowing colors of the sound I hear
    Am I just a crazy guy (you bet)

    Mamma's gonna worry
    I been a bad, bad boy
    No use sayin' sorry
    It's somethin' that I enjoy

    If you could be inside my head
    You'd see that black and white is red
    Flying high again
    Flying high again
    Flying high again
    Flying high again, come on and join me

    Flying high again
    Flying high again
    Flying high again, come on and join me

    I'm down, here we go now

    I'm down, I'm down, here we go now
    Daddy thinks I'm lazy he don't understand
    Never saw inside my head
    People think I'm crazy but I'm in demand
    Never heard a thing I said

    Mamma's gonna worry
    I've been a bad, bad boy
    No use sayin' sorry
    It's somethin' that I enjoy

    Flying high again
    Flying high again
    Flying high again
    Flying high again Writer/s: John Osbourne, Lee Kerslake, Randy Rhoads, Robert Daisley
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Comments: 21

  • Jodie from XxPatrick, I'm pretty sure that one's Diary of a Madman.
  • Jodie from XxOzzy's trying to take credit for writing this one too. Which is so pathetic being that this one was also written by Bob Daisley
    I love this song.
  • Jodie from XxPerry Mason, that ones about drugs too. Cocaine and overdosing.
  • Patrick from Kennesaw, GeorgiaThis song, according to Bob Daisley's website, is about depersonalization disorder. I read somewhere years ago how it influenced his songwriting in many ways. Remarkable bass player and musician in his own right.
  • Christian from Oslo, Norwaypopular belief is that it's about cannabis... Ozzy is doing the "smoking a joint" move on stage while performing it... but yeah, I guess it could be about some psychedelic drug...
  • Jay from Brooklyn, Nyi think it's very clear that this song is about LSD,,, anyone disagree?
  • Andrea from Savona, Italysnowblind , sweet leaf, hand of doom, fairies wear boots, behind the wall of the sleep, supernaut are all the drug's oriented songs written by sabbath.

    add any title i forgot but i guess that's it.

    there are some other songs with some words or lines reffering to drugs but are just words or line not the entire song

  • Mp from Toronto, OnWrite by Bob Daisley, I believe.
    - mark, los angeles, CA

    You would be correct. All lyrics on the first 3 albums were written by Bob Daisley.
  • Brian from Richmond , VaI always loved this song. I love the line "Mama's gonna worry, I've been a bad, bad boy. No use sayin' sorry. It's something that I enjoy."

    The guitar is so crunchy and mean.
  • Danny from Des Moines, IaI love this song's solo. It fits perfectly with the title because I feel like I'm flying through the sky. I know, I'm not very down to Earth.
  • Madalyn from Greensburg, Paawesome of my many favs from ozzy
  • Chris from Bradenton, FlFaeries Wear Boots as well
  • Jordan from Edmonton, CanadaAfter The plane crashed Ozzy ran into the house and rescued the home owner
  • Blues from Dundas, Canadait wasn't a house it was a garage
  • Mark from Ann Arbor, Milisten to this song drunk, it speeks to you more, if you know what i mean
  • Mark from Los Angeles, CaWrite by Bob Daisley, I believe.
  • Derek from Brampton, CanadaHand of doom and numerous other songs by Ozzy, bith solo and with Black Sabbath, are about drug use.

    I love the music in this somg, possibly the best song Ozzy ever had a hand in.
  • Ravyn from Hell, NyThere are a LOT of Ozzy and Black Sabbath songs about drug use, you'd figure.
  • O8l9 from 99oll, Ilyeah and what about planet caravan?
  • Tony from Crooklyn, NyI hear one time Bill Ward threw his drumstick at Ozzy because Ozzy was being uncool, but then the Oz ducked and the stick went into some kid's eye socket, nearly killing him. Bill just kept playing and denyed everything. the kid kept the stick and got a glass eye engraved with the words "bit of finger" on it! True story!!

    -Mob Rules, NYC, super ace, XXVII, RAT SALAD!!!
  • Cameron from Hayward, CaIsnt the Black Sabbath song "Hand of Doom" also about drug use?
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