Bob Seger Against the Wind cover

Against the Wind
by Bob Seger
Lyrics


Released
Feb 25, 1980
Genre
Rock

Against the Wind Lyrics

Song Meaning
Verse 1
It seems like yesterday
But it was long ago
Janey was lovely she was the queen of my nights
There in the darkness with the radio playing low
And the secrets that we shared
The mountains that we moved
Caught like a wildfire out of control
'Til there was nothing left to burn and nothing left to prove
And I remember what she said to me
How she swore that it never would end
I remember how she held me oh so tight
Wish I didn't know now what I didn't know then
Verse 2
Against the wind
We were runnin' against the wind
We were young and strong, we were runnin'
Against the wind
The years rolled slowly past
And I found myself alone
Surrounded by strangers I thought were my friends
I found myself further and further from my home
And I guess I lost my way
There were oh so many roads
I was living to run and running to live
Never worried about paying or even how much I owed
Moving eight miles a minute for months at a time
Breaking all of the rules that would bend
I began to find myself searching
Searching for shelter again and again
Verse 3
Against the wind
A little something against the wind
I found myself seeking shelter against the wind
Verse 4
Well those drifter's days are past me now
I've got so much more to think about
Deadlines and commitments
What to leave in, what to leave out
Verse 5
Against the wind
I'm still runnin' against the wind
I'm older now but still runnin' against the wind
Well I'm older now and still runnin'
Against the wind
Against the wind
Against the wind
Verse 6
I'm still runnin' against the wind
I'm still runnin' against the wind (against the wind)
I'm still runnin' (against the wind)
I'm still runnin' against the wind (against the wind)
Still runnin' (against the wind)
Running against the wind
Running against the wind (against the wind)
See the young man run (against the wind)
Watch the young man run (against the wind)
Watch the young man runnin' (against the wind)
He'll be runnin' against the wind (against the wind)
Let the cowboys ride (against the wind)
Oh (against the wind)
Let the cowboys ride (against the wind)
They'll be ridin' against the wind (against the wind)
Against the wind (against the wind)
Ridin' against the wind (against the wind)
Against the wind

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