What Are The Best Songs To Listen To While High?

best songs to listen to while high

The best songs to listen to while high might vary from one person to the next, but the nice thing about weed is that it intensifies music to a greater degree. Photo by Pavel Danilyuk.

The best songs to listen to while high might vary from one person to the next, but the nice thing about weed is that it intensifies music to a greater degree.

There are many songs that people enjoy listening to while high, but some songs just make the experience that much better. Here are the best songs to listen to while high, as voted on by cannabis users all over the internet! 

Do You Realize By Flaming Lips

One of the best songs to listen to while high is Do You Realize? by the Flaming Lips. This song is perfect for when you’re feeling introspective and want to reflect on life. The lyrics are deep and meaningful, but also strangely uplifting. 

The song will make you feel like you’re part of something bigger than yourself. It’s a beautiful reminder that your existence matters and that we should all be grateful for what we have. 

The Flaming Lips are an American rock band formed in Norman, Oklahoma in 1983. The group recorded several albums and EPs on an indie label, Restless, in the 1980s and early 1990s. After signing to Warner Brothers, they released their first album on a major label, In a Priest Driven Ambulance, which led to more widespread success. They are best known for their associations with the 1960s and 1970s pop culture, the punk rock scene of the 1980s, and their elaborate live shows.

The band is led by lead singer Wayne Coyne and multi-instrumentalist Steven Drozd. Drummer Michael Ivins joined the band after its inception but left in 2002 because of family commitments; he was replaced by Michael Ivins (no relation). A key feature of their albums is the fantasy-themed lyrics written by Coyne that reflect his “childlike” perspective on life. 

Additionally, many of the band’s songs could be considered part of an ongoing story called The Terror which chronicles the exploits of a character named Yoshimi who saves humanity from certain destruction at the hands of evil forces waging war against love and beauty.

Ramble On By Led Zeppelin

There’s something about the lyrics of this song that just lend themselves to being high. Maybe it’s the sense of adventure or the feeling of being lost in a moment. Whatever it is, this song is sure to get you feeling good. 

Like all Led Zeppelin songs, Ramble On By has a certain air of epicness and mystery that can’t be denied. Plus, there are also some killer drums in this song which will have your head bobbing from side to side before you know it!

Led Zeppelin was an English rock band formed in London in 1968. The group consisted of guitarist Jimmy Page, singer Robert Plant, bassist and keyboardist John Paul Jones, and drummer John Bonham. The band’s heavy, guitar-driven sound has led them to be cited as one of the progenitors of heavy metal and hard rock.

Led Zeppelin is widely considered one of the most successful, innovative, and influential rock groups in history. They are one of the best-selling music artists in the history of audio recording; various sources estimate the group’s record sales at 200 to 300 million units worldwide. 

This total includes 111.5 million sales of their 1973 album Houses of the Holy (released on Atlantic Records in America), plus 35 million copies of Led Zeppelin IV (1971), 22 million copies of Physical Graffiti (1975), 21 million copies of their untitled eighth studio album (1979), and 7 million copies of In Through the Out Door (1979).

The band released ten studio albums over a period from 1968 to 1980 and was active for 27 years until drummer John Bonham died following a drinking binge at Page’s house on September 25th, 1980.

Yes I’m Changing By Tame Impala

This song is the perfect example of what it’s like to be high. The lyrics are about being in a constant state of change and feeling like you’re in a dream. The ethereal and spacey production makes you feel like you’re floating on a cloud. This is definitely one of the best songs to listen to while high.

The band was formed in 2007 under the name Tame Impala, with Kevin Parker as the only official member. The name was changed to Tame Impala after Parker found out that the name “Tame Impala” had already been taken by a band from Perth, Australia.

The band’s first album, Innerspeaker (2010) was recorded in the garage of their practice space in Cottesloe, Western Australia, and released on Modular Recordings. The album received critical acclaim and the band began to receive attention. 

Later in 2010, they released their second album Lonerism to similar critical acclaim, reaching No. 1 on the Australian Albums Chart and No. 72 on the Billboard 200 chart. They also won an ARIA Award for Best Alternative Release for Lonerism.

Parker has stated that he does not identify with any particular genre and has said that his lyrics are based on personal experiences rather than fictional stories or narratives.

Marijuana By Kid Cudi

This song is the perfect song to listen to while high. It’s mellow, it’s easy to sing along to, and the lyrics are about getting high. And what could be better than that?

Kid Cudi is an American rapper, singer, and actor. He first gained major recognition following the release of his debut single “Day ‘n’ Nite”, which peaked at number three on the US Billboard Hot 100 and was certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).

Kid Cudi has released five studio albums, two mixtapes, one EP, and one instrumental album. In 2008, his debut single “Day ‘n’ Nite” reached the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100, which makes him the first artist to top the Hot 100 with a song that included both rapping and singing since MC Hammer in 1990. His debut album Man on the Moon: The End of Day went platinum in 2009.

In 2010 he released Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager, his second studio album, through Universal Motown and Republic Records. The album debuted at number three on the Billboard 200 chart but undersold industry expectations despite strong reviews. The album went on to become certified gold by the RIAA.

15 Step By Radiohead

Radiohead is a band that’s known for their experimental and mind-bending music, and 15 Step is no exception. This song is perfect for a mellow high, as it’s dreamy and ethereal sounding. Plus, the lyrics are pretty fun to sing along to when you’re in an altered state. 

Radiohead is an English alternative rock band from Abingdon, Oxfordshire, formed in 1985. The band consists of Thom Yorke (lead vocals, guitar, piano), Jonny Greenwood (lead guitar), Ed O’Brien (guitar, backing vocals), Colin Greenwood (bass guitar), and Phil Selway (drums). In the early years (1991–1995) Radiohead released their debut single “Creep” in 1992. 

It became a worldwide hit after the release of their debut album Pablo Honey (1993). Their popularity and critical standing rose in the United Kingdom with the release of their second album The Bends (1995). Radiohead’s third album OK Computer (1997) propelled them to greater international fame. 

Featuring an expansive sound and themes of modern alienation, OK Computer has often been acclaimed as one of the landmark records of the 1990s and one of the best albums ever made.

Purple Haze By The Jimi Hendrix Experience

The song Purple Haze by the Jimi Hendrix Experience is one of the best songs to listen to while high. The lyrics and music are trippy and psychedelic, which makes for a perfect listening experience while under the influence of weed. 

The song is also upbeat and lively, making it perfect for dancing or just chilling out. Listening to this song may make you feel like you’re floating on an island in the sky while looking down at Earth below. 

It will give you a sense of calmness and relaxation. If these feelings aren’t enough to convince you, then maybe the fact that this song was played during Ken Kesey’s parties will get your attention. 

Jimi Hendrix was a guitarist, singer, and songwriter, who is widely considered to be the greatest electric guitarist in the history of rock music.

The Jimi Hendrix Experience was formed in 1966 by Hendrix, bassist Noel Redding, and drummer Mitch Mitchell. The band split up in 1969 after the death of Jimi Hendrix.

Hendrix released three studio albums with the Experience: Are You Experienced?, Axis: Bold as Love, and Electric Ladyland. He also released one live album with the group called Live at Monterey. After Jimi’s death, these albums were re-released under the title Smash Hits.

It’s Time By Imagine Dragons

Another great song to listen to while high is Its Time by Imagine Dragons. With its fast-paced tempo, catchy tune, and inspiring lyrics about overcoming obstacles, It’s Time might be just what you need when things start getting dark. 

It’s Time is the lead single from the band’s third studio album Evolve, which debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart. With a strong message of hope in this turbulent world, this song should get you feeling like anything is possible. 

Imagine Dragons is a rock band from Las Vegas, Nevada featuring lead singer Dan Reynolds.

The band was formed in 2009. Their first album, Night Visions, was certified platinum by the RIAA and peaked at number two on the Billboard 200 chart. The band’s second album Smoke + Mirrors reached number one on the Billboard 200 and has been certified double platinum by the RIAA. Their third studio album Evolve was released on June 23, 2017.

The band has won a Grammy Award for Best Rock Performance for “Radioactive” (2013) and one MTV Video Music Award for Video of the Year for “Believer” (2017). In 2017, Rolling Stone named them as “the biggest rock act you’ve never heard of”.

The Other Side Of Paradise By Glass Animals

Glass Animals is a psychedelic indie-rock band that’s perfect to listen to while high. Their song The Other Side of Paradise is about a guy who’s lost his mind and is looking for a way out. The lyrics are super trippy and the melody is catchy, making it the perfect song to listen to while you’re smoking weed.

Glass Animals is an English indie rock band based in London. The band consists of David Bayley (lead vocals, guitar), Drew MacFarlane (guitar), Edmund Irwin-Singer (bass), and Joe Seaward (drums). 

Their debut album Zaba was released on 26 February 2014 by Wolf Tone and Harvest Records. Their second studio album How to Be a Human Being was released on 11 August 2016 by Harvest Records.

Their third studio album, titled Glass Animals, was released on 10 May 2019.

In early 2011 the band uploaded a cover of “Boa Noite” by Brazilian singer Jorge Ben to YouTube, which went viral. In 2012 they signed to Wolf Tone, an independent record label run by Dave Okumu from The Invisible and James Ford from Simian Mobile Disco. Shortly after signing with Wolf Tone, Glass Animals released their second single “Black Mambo”/”Pork Soda”. 

These songs would later appear on their debut EP, entitled Zaba EP on 26 January 2013 via Harvest Records/Universal Music Group’s XL Recordings imprint. The EP peaked at number 85 on the UK Albums Chart and at number 6 on the UK Indie Albums Chart.

One Love/People Get Ready By Bob Marley And The Wailers

There’s something about this song that just makes you feel good. The lyrics are positive and uplifting, and the music is happy and upbeat. It’s the perfect song to listen to when you’re feeling good and want to share the love. The next time you’re smoking some weed, consider listening to this song.

Bob Marley And The Wailers were a Jamaican reggae band and, earlier, a ska vocalist group created by Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, and Bunny Wailer. The band was formed in 1962 in Kingston, Jamaica. By late 1963 many members of the original lineup had left to begin careers of their own. In 1964, the trio regrouped and continued to record some of their most well-known songs such as “Stir It Up” and “Get Up Stand Up”.

The original members reunited in 1972 for what was intended to be a one-off benefit concert but they enjoyed it so much that they decided to continue touring. In 1974, they played at the One Love Peace Concert in Kingston which had been organized by the Jamaican government to help promote the end of hostilities between political factions in Jamaica. 

However, shortly after this concert, an attempt was made on Bob Marley’s life while he was traveling with his wife Rita and son Damian. This prompted him to go into exile in London where he died on May 11 1980 from cancer.

Feel Good Inc. By Gorillaz

This song is the perfect mix of relaxing and upbeat, making it perfect for a chill session. The lyrics are also pretty fun to sing along to when you’re catching a whiff of the positive vibes.

Gorillaz is a virtual band created in 1998 by musician Damon Albarn and artist Jamie Hewlett. The band’s current line-up consists of four animated members: 2D, Murdoc, Noodle, and Russel. Their fictional universe is explored through music videos, interviews, and other short cartoons. In reality, Albarn is the only permanent musical contributor for Gorillaz, which frequently changes its line-up for touring purposes.

Warm Sound By Zero 7

There’s something about the hazy, dreamy quality of this song that makes it perfect for a mellow high. The lyrics are soothing and the overall vibe is just peaceful and calming. If you’re looking to relax and just enjoy the moment, this is definitely the song for you.

Zero 7 is a British musical duo consisting of the songwriting duo Henry Binns and Sam Hardaker. They are best known for their first album, Simple Things (2001), which featured singer Mozez on vocals, and their cover version of The Smiths’ “Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want”, which was used in the soundtrack for the film Bend It Like Beckham.

Their second album, When It Falls (2004), featured guest vocalists such as Sia Furler and Sophie Barker. In 2006 they released their third album entitled Yeah Ghost. Their most recent release is 2008’s An Ending (Ascent).

The band’s name comes from a sample from the movie Midnight Express: “Zero seven Bravo Hotel November Kilo India Golf Lima Papa Tango Seven Delta Mike Hotel Echo Lima Alpha Hotel Foxtrot Oscar India X-ray November”.

Calming By Colbie Caillat

This is a quiet song with very soothing lyrics. It’s also low on lyrics, which allows you to get further into your high while still being able to enjoy some kind of musical accompaniment. This song has an indie sound that I think pairs particularly well with weed due to its focus on guitar and bass over a complex beat structure. This allows it to keep a nice mellow sound without ever distracting you from your high.

Colbie Caillat is a singer-songwriter from Malibu, California. She self-released her first album, Coco, in 2006, which was followed by a high-profile record deal with Universal Republic Records. Her debut album with the Universal Republic, Coco, was released in 2007; it peaked at number two on Billboard’s Top Heatseekers chart and number 15 on the Top Independent Albums chart.

In 2008 Colbie released a five-song EP entitled Bubbly which included the single “Bubbly”. The song became a major hit worldwide, peaking at number one in seven countries including Australia and New Zealand as well as reaching number four on the Billboard Hot 100 and number one on the Billboard Pop Songs chart in the United States.

Final Thoughts

All of these songs are great to listen to while high, so why not include one or two of these songs throughout your next smoking sessions?

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