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  1. The line is "Eight miles high and falling fast- landed foul out on the grass." McLean could be sardonically implying that the song is about drugs, since "foul grass" was slang for marijuana. >> For decades, the story went that "Eight Miles High" was a commercial failure because it had been banned from radio due to its perceived pro-drug messages.
  2. On Eight Miles High, one of their earliest albums, you're not getting nearly as much experimenting as you'd hope, that is, assuming you went into this album under the same assumption I did- that being their willingness to throw in some of the most highly unusual sounds and combining them with their distinctive rock style, giving listeners really fascinating results/5(30).
  3. Eight miles high and when you touch down You'll find that it's stranger than known Signs in the street that say where you're going Are somewhere just being their own Nowhere is there warmth to be found Among those afraid of losing their ground Rain gray town known for its sound In places small faces unbound Round the squares huddled in storms.
  4. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Eight Miles High on Discogs. Label: CBS - SSC,CBS - SSC • Format: Vinyl 7 The Byrds - Eight Miles High (, Vinyl) | Discogs.
  5. “Eight Miles High” seemed to come out of nowhere — as did so much great s music — but in retrospect there’s a clear lineage: The cluttered, borderline dissonant instrumental sections were unprecedented in rock & roll, but not in jazz, where artists such as John Coltrane and Ornette Coleman shunned traditional harmonic structure in.
  6. Feb 01,  · Directed by Akiz. With Natalia Avelon, Matthias Schweighöfer, David Scheller, Friederike Kempter. Akiz's movie focuses on the restless life of Uschi Obermaier, the icon of the movement in Germany and groupie. At the age of 16, Uschi is bored by her job in a photo lab, but soon becomes the "it girl" of Munich's club scene. When she gets to know Rainer Langhans, they move to Berlin and /10(K).
  7. The non-LP single "Eight Miles High" is a brutal, yet awesome reading of the Byrds' infamous foray into psychedelia (which goes to show how much the Byrds' "Fifth Dimension" era material inspired Husker Du to take that kind of experimentation to the extreme with "Zen Arcade"). The Husker's version of "Eight Miles High", quite frankly, rocks/5(25).
  8. Eight miles high And when you touch down You'll find that it's stranger than known Signs in the street That say where you're going Are somewhere just View full lyrics Scrobble Stats?

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