The Warrior

Patty Smyth, Scandal

About The Warrior

"The Warrior" is a song by American rock band Scandal featuring Patty Smyth, from the album Warrior, written by Holly Knight and Nick Gilder. The song went to number one in Canada and number seven in the United States, as well as number one on the US Rock Top Tracks chart, and won a BMI Airplay Award in 1984. It was also a hit in Australia, where it peaked at number six, and in New Zealand and South Africa, peaking in both countries at number eleven. The music video of the song depicts the apocalypse in a warehouse. The song is used in the opening credits to the first episode of each of the first three seasons of the Netflix show GLOW. 


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You run, run, run away
It's your heart that you betray
Feeding on your hungry eyes
I bet you're not so civilized

Well, isn't love primitive
A wild gift that you want to give
Break out of captivity
And follow me stereo jungle child
Love is the kill
You're heart's still wild

Shooting at the walls of heartache bang, bang
I am the warrior
Well, I am the warrior
And heart to heart you'll win
If you survive, the warrior, the warrior

You talk, talk, talk to me
You're eyes touch me physically
Stay with me, we'll take the night
As passion takes another bite
Oh, who's the hunter, who's the game
I feel the beat call your name
I hold you close in victory
I don't want to tame your animal style
You won't be caged
In the call of the wild

Shooting at the walls of heartache bang, bang
I am the warrior
Well, I am the warrior
And heart to heart you'll win
If you survive, the warrior, the warrior
I am the warrior

Shooting at the walls of heartache (shooting at the walls of heartache)
The warrior
I am the warrior
And heart to heart you'll win
Heart to heart you'll win
If you survive, the warrior, the warrior

Shooting at the walls of heartache 
I am the warrior
Yes, I am the warrior
And victory is mine

Shooting at the walls of heartache 
I am the warrior
Shooting at the walls of heartache bang, bang
I am the warrior

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Scandal

A scandal is a widely publicized allegation or set of allegations that damages (or tries to damage) the reputation of an institution, individual or creed.[dubious – discuss] A scandal may be based on true or false allegations or a mixture of both. more »

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Written by: Holly Knight, Nick Gilder

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