Man Against the World

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Survivor is an American rock band formed in Chicago in 1978. The band achieved its greatest success in the 1980s with its arena rock sound, which garnered many charting singles, especially in the United States. The band is best known for its double platinum-certified 1982 hit "Eye of the Tiger", th… more »

Have you ever walked alone at night 
Like a man against the world 
No one takes your side 
A boat against the tide 
When your faith is shaken you start to break 
And your heart can't find the words 
Tossed upon the sand 
I give you a man against the world 
All the people cheer 'til the end is near 
And the hero takes a fall 
Then they'll drag you through the mud 
You're only flesh and blood 
Now I've walked the path from dark to light 
And they've yet to come to terms 
Alone I take my stand 
I'm only a man against the world 
But love, like a distant reminder 
It tugs at my shoulder 
It calls me home 
I shout, can a single voice carry 
Will I find sanctuary within your arms 
Someday when the answer's clearer 
Someday when I even the score 
You'll reach and you'll find me near you 
Right beside you, forevermore 
But for now I'll walk the night alone 
Like a man against the world 
A brand new day will shine 
Through the avalanche of time 
Now the road's grown long, but the spirit's strong 
And the fire within still burns 
Alone I take my stand 
I give you a man against the world


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