The Statue Got Me High

Album: The Statue Got Me High (1992)
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  • The statue got me high
    The statue got me high
    The monument of granite sent a beam into my eye
    The statue made me die
    The statue made me die
    It took my hand it killed me and it turned me to the sky

    The stone it called to me
    (And now I see the things the stone has shown to me)
    A rock that spoke a word
    (An animated mineral it can be heard)

    And though I once preferred a human being's company
    They pale before the monolith that towers over me

    The statue got me high
    The statue got me high
    The truth is where the sculptor's chisel chipped away the lie
    The statue made me fry
    The statue made me fry
    My coat contained a furnace where there used to be a guy

    The stone it called to me
    (And now I see the things the stone has shown to me)
    A rock that spoke a word
    (An animated mineral it can be heard)

    And as the screaming fire engine siren filled the air
    The evidence had vanished from my charred and smoking chair
    And what they found was just a statue
    Standing where the statue got me high
    And what they found was just a statue
    Standing where the statue got me high

    And now it is your turn
    (Your turn to hear the stone and then your turn to burn)
    The stone it calls to you
    (You can't refuse to do the things it tells you to)

    And as the screaming fire engine siren fills the air
    The evidence will vanish from your charred and smoking chair
    And what they found was just a statue
    Standing where the statue got me high
    And what they'll find is just a statue
    Standing where the statue got you high Writer/s: JOHN C. FLANSBURGH, JOHN FLANSBURGH, JOHN LINNELL, JOHN S. LINNELL
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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Comments: 2

  • Fred from Laurel, MdUh, there may be an error at the top here--at least here in the States, the album this song was first released on was "Apollo 18." The release year is the same, 1992.
  • Johnny from Los Angeles, CaMan that is so F***ing awesome.
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