"Highly Evolved" is the opening track and first single from The Vines' debut album of the same name (Highly Evolved). The song was written by Craig Nicholls. Clocking in at slightly over 90 seconds, Highly Evolved is the Vines' third shortest song (after Gross Out from their third album, Vision Valley, and Jamola from their fourth album Melodia). The track's primary melody consists of four chords in E minor. It begins with a…
I'm feelin' happy so highly evolved
My times a riddle that'll never be solved
Dreamin' for somethin' reachin' for somethin'
Just waitin' for the sun to carry me in