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Just Like A Pill
Song

Just Like A Pill

Pink
Album:
Missundaztood

Song Meaning of Just Like A Pill by Pink, and what it is about


Pink and Dallas Austin co-wrote the song, which Austin also produced for the singer's second studio album, Missundaztood. The song's lyrics have a subtheme concerning drug usage and deal with leaving difficult relationships.


In reference to her well-known drug use issues, Pink remarked in an interview that the song "part of who I am" is represented in the song.


The song was a major success when it was released as the third single from Missundaztood in June 2002. It peaked at number eight on the Billboard Hot 100 in the US. It did well worldwide as well, landing in the top 10 of 12 additional nations in addition to the UK Singles Chart, where it peaked at number one.


Song Lyrics of Just Like A Pill by Pink


I'm lyin' here on the floor where you left me

I think I took too much

I'm crying here, what have you done?

I thought it would be fun

 

I can't stay on your life support

There's a shortage in the switch

I can't stay on your morphine

'Cause it's making me itch

I said I tried to call the nurse again

But she's being a little bitch

I think I'll get outta here, where I can

 

Run just as fast as I can

To the middle of nowhere

To the middle of my frustrated fears

And I swear you're just like a pill

Instead of makin' me better

You keep makin' me ill

You keep makin' me ill

 

I haven't moved from the spot where you left me

This must be a bad trip

All of the other pills, they were different

Maybe I should get some help

 

I can't stay on your life support

There's a shortage in the switch

I can't stay on your morphine

'Cause it's making me itch

I said I tried to call the nurse again

But she's being a little bitch

I think I'll get outta here, where I can

 

Run just as fast as I can

To the middle of nowhere

To the middle of my frustrated fears

And I swear you're just like a pill

Instead of makin' me better

You keep makin' me ill

You keep makin' me ill

 

Run just as fast as I can

To the middle of nowhere

To the middle of my frustrated fears

And I swear, you're just like a pill

Instead of making me better

You keep making me ill

You keep making me ill

 

I can't stay on your life support

There's a shortage in the switch (Just like a pill)

I can't stay on your morphine

'Cause it's making me itch (Just like a pill)

I said I tried to call the nurse again

But she's bein' a little bitch (Just like a pill)

I think I'll get outta here

 

Where I can run, just as fast as I can

To the middle of nowhere

To the middle of my frustrated fears (Frustrated fears, I swear)

And I swear, you're just like a pill

Instead of making me better

You're making me ill

You keep making me

 

Run just as fast as I can

To the middle of nowhere

To the middle of my frustrated fears

And I swear, you're just like a pill

Instead of making me better

You keep making me ill (You're makin' me, making me ill)

You keep making me

 

Run just as fast as I can

To the middle of nowhere (Ah)

To the middle of my frustrated fears (Yeah)

And I swear, you're just like a pill (Yeah)

Instead of making me better (Oh-oh)

You keep making me ill

You keep making me ill (Oh, you're making me run)

 

Run just as fast as I can

To the middle of nowhere

To the middle of my frustrated fears

And I swear

Release Date

2002

Songwriter/s

Pink, Dallas Austin

Producer/s

Dallas Austin

Label/s

LaFace, Arista

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