Lyrics
Beat is gettin' stronger.
Music gettin' longer, too.
Music is a-flashin' me.
I want ta, I want ta,
I want ta take you ((higher.))
I wanna take you ((higher.))
Baby, baby, baby, light my ((fire.))
Yeah-eah, Ha!
I Wanna take you ((higher.))

Boom laka-laka-laka. Boom laka-laka-ooga-boom.

(Hey, hey, hey, hey!)

Feeling nitty-gritty.
Sound is in your city, too.
Music's still flashin' me.
Don't'cha, don't'cha,
Don't, don't'cha, don't cha wanna get ((higher?))
Ugh! Don't'cha wanna get ((higher?))
Baby, baby, baby, light my ((fire.))
Whoo! Wanna take you ((higher.))

Boom laka-laka-laka. Boom laka-laka-ooga-boom.

(Hey, hey, hey, hey!)

Boom laka-laka-laka. Boom laka-laka-laka,
Boom laka-laka-laka. Boom laka-laka-laka,
Boom laka-laka-laka. Boom laka-laka-laka,
Boom laka-laka-laka. Boom laka-laka-laka,
Boom laka-laka-laka. Boom laka-laka-laka,
Boom laka-laka-laka. Boom laka-laka-laka,
Boom laka-laka-laka. Boom laka-laka-laka,
Higher! Higher! Higher! Higher! Higher!

Come light my fire. (Higher!)
Whoo! God. (Higher!)
Ha! Wanna take you higher. (Higher!)

(Hey, hey, hey, hey!)

Beat is there to make you moo-hoove.
Sounds is there to help you groove.
Music still flashin' me.
Take your places, I wanna take you ((higher.))
Yeah, yeah, (Higher!) yeah, yeah,
Wanna take you ((higher.)) (Higher!)
Baby, baby, baby, light my fire. (Higher!)
Whoo! (Higher!)
I wanna take you (Higher!) hi-hi-hi-hi-,
(Higher!)-hi-hi-hi-high.

Boom laka-laka-laka. Boom laka-laka-ooga-boom.
Boom laka-laka-laka. Boom laka-laka-laka.
Boom laka-laka-laka. Boom laka-laka-laka.
Boom laka-laka-laka. Boom laka-laka-laka.
Boom laka-laka-laka. Boom laka-laka-laka.
Boom laka-laka-laka. Boom laka-laka-laka.
Boom laka-laka-laka. Boom laka-laka-laka.
Boom laka-laka-laka. Boom laka-laka-laka.
Boom laka-laka-laka. Boom laka-laka-laka.
(Higher!)

Gonna take you... (Higher!)
Do you wanna go... (Higher!)
That made me... (Higher!)
That you do... (Higher!)
That make my fire... (Higher!)
Whoo! God. (Higher!)
Would make you higher. (Higher!)

Boom laka-laka-laka. Boom laka-laka-laka.
Boom laka-laka-laka. Boom laka-laka-laka.
Boom laka-laka-laka. Boom laka-laka-laka.
Boom laka-laka-laka. Boom laka-laka-laka.
Boom laka-laka-laka. Boom laka-laka-laka.
Boom laka-laka-laka. Boom laka-laka-laka.
Boom laka-laka-laka. Boom laka-laka-laka.
Boom laka-laka-laka. Boom laka-laka-laka.
(Higher!)

I feel it. (Higher!)
Yeeaaaahhhhh! (Higher!) (Higher!) (Higher!)
Do you wanna go higher? (Higher!)
Whoo! (Higher!)
I wanna take ya (Higher!) higher, yeah, yeah.

Boom laka-laka-laka. Boom laka-laka-laka.
Boom laka-laka-laka. Boom laka-laka-laka.
(Hey, hey, hey, hey.)/Boom laka-laka-laka. Boom laka-laka-laka.
Boom laka-laka-laka. Boom laka-laka-laka.
Boom laka-laka-laka. Boom laka-laka-laka.
Boom laka-laka-laka. Boom laka-laka-laka.
Boom laka-laka-laka. Boom laka-laka-laka.
Boom laka-laka-laka. Boom laka-laka-laka.
(Higher!)

I'll wait for the sniffer. (Higher!)
Welcome back the sniffer. (Higher!)
Ahhh! (Higher!) Ha! (Higher!)
I wanna take it higher. (Higher!)
Yeah, yeah. (Higher!)
Well, I got that money, yeah. (Higher!) (Higher!)

Boom laka-laka-laka. Boom laka-laka-laka
Boom laka-laka-laka. Boom laka-laka-laka.
(Hey, hey, hey, hey.)/Boom laka-laka-laka. Boom laka-laka-laka.
Boom laka-laka-laka. Boom laka-laka-laka.
Boom laka-laka-laka. Boom laka-laka-laka.
Boom laka-laka-laka. Boom laka-laka-laka.
Boom laka-laka-laka. Boom laka-laka-laka.
Boom laka-laka-laka. Boom laka-laka-laka.

Everybody, higher, higher, higher, higher,
Higher, Higher, higher, higher

Copyright: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc., Songtrust Ave
Writer(s): Sylvester Stewart




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