Eight Miles High Lyrics

The Byrds

publisher: ©Alfred
writers: Daivd Crosby, Gene Clark, Jim Mcguinn
album: Track 7 in album Fifth Dimension
release date: 1966-7-18
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genres: Rock Pop
styles: Folk Rock/Psychedelic Rock/Classic Rock
length: 3:37
writer: Roger McGuinn, Gene Clark, David Crosby

Cover Art

The Byrds Fifth Dimension cover art
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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 to be found
Among those afraid of losing their ground
Mean grey town known for its sound
In places small, places unbound

Now the squares of moving storms
Some laughing, some just shapeless forms
Sidewalk scenes and black limosines
Some living, some standing alone

Track Listing

12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 5D (Fifth Dimension)
  • 2 Wild Mountain Thyme
  • 3 Mr. Spaceman
  • 4 I See You
  • 5 What's Happening?!?!
  • 6 I Come and Stand at Every Door
  • 7 Eight Miles High
  • 8 Hey Joe (Where You Gonna Go)
  • 9 Captain Soul
  • 10 John Riley
  • 11 2-4-2 Fox Trot (The Lear Jet Song)