add artist photo
Hayes Carll
Add Explanation
Add Meaning
Hayes Carll

Heaven Above lyrics

New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.
Hayes Carll – Heaven Above lyrics

Six-pack of something, bottle of pills
Got to be a better way to get my thrills
Lord you know sometime livin' ain't hardly enough
Not when you're waitin' on a sign from Heaven above.

Lyin' round the house wastin' sleep all day
Everything I wanted keeps slippin' away
What Can I do when my time flies like a dove
Won't come back without a sign from Heaven above.

This nine-to-five work is giving me the blues
Wanna get my picture on the six-o'clock news
Oh pretty baby, maybe I ain't got the stuff
But I can't make a move without a sign from Heaven above.

I found me a lover, she's six-foot-three
Everybody says she's better looking than me
What can I say, I guess I'm only lucky in love
Lord it helps pass time when you're waiting on Heaven above.

Bar full of strangers, fifty-cent beer
God Almighty what am I doin' here
Always end up on the floor when push comes to shove,
Can't pick myself up without a sign from Heaven above.

But I gotta write it down, make everything right
Goin' to a party on Saturday night
Me oh my, what on Earth was I thinking of
Time rolls by when you're waiting on Heaven above.
Yeah, life rolls by when you're waiting on Heaven above.

Lyrics taken from


Please input the reason why these lyrics are bad:


      Write about your feelings and thoughts

      Know what this song is about? Does it mean anything special hidden between the lines to you? Share your meaning with community, make it interesting and valuable. Make sure you've read our simple tips.
      Min 50 words
      Not bad

      Write an explanation

      Your explanation
      BoldItalicLinkAdd an image new!
      20 words
      Explanation guidelines:
      • Describe what artist is trying to say in a certain line, whether it's personal feelings, strong statement or something else.
      • Provide song facts, names, places and other worthy info that may give readers a perfect insight on the song's meaning.
      • Add links, pictures and videos to make your explanation more appealing. Provide quotes to support the facts you mention.
      Before you get started, be sure to check out these explanations created by our users: good, very good, great.