Warriors
Imagine Dragons Lyrics


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As a child, you would wait and watch from far away
But you always knew that you'd be the one
That work while they all play

In youth, you'd lay awake at night and scheme
Of all the things that you would change
But it was just a dream
Here we are, don't turn away now (don't turn away)
We are the warriors that built this town
Here we are, don't turn away now (don't turn away)
We are the warriors that built this town
From dust

Will come
When you will have to rise
Above the best and prove yourself
Your spirit never dies

Farewell, I've gone to take my throne above
But don't weep for me
'Cause this will be the labor of my love

Here we are, don't turn away now (don't turn away)
We are the warriors that built this town
Here we are, don't turn away now (don't turn away)
We are the warriors that built this town
From dust

Here we are, don't turn away now (don't turn away)
We are the warriors that built this town
Here we are, don't turn away now (don't turn away)




We are the warriors that built this town
From dust

Overall Meaning

The song "Warriors" by Imagine Dragons speaks to the resiliency that is required to become successful. It shows the journey of someone who has always felt out of place and is ready to go against the odds to prove themselves. The opening lines capture the idea of someone who was waiting for a chance to show themselves, watch the opportunities flash by, and work hard while others were playing.


In the next verse, the song moves into the journey of the singer's youth, where they understand that they need to work hard to change the world but that most of their ideas were just a dream. However, the song takes a dramatic turn with the chorus, where it showcases how far the singer and others have come to build a new town from the ground up, rise above challenges, and prove themselves in the face of failure.


The song concludes with a goodbye where the singer seems content to leave, knowing that all their hard work has contributed to building a new community. The lyrics, "this will be the labor of my love," reflect that the singer's love for this town and their efforts has allowed them to leave confidently. The song presents a powerful message of perseverance, hard work, courage, and self-belief.


Line by Line Meaning

As a child, you would wait and watch from far away
When you were younger, you used to observe from a distance


But you always knew that you'd be the one
You never doubted that someday, you'd be successful


That work while they all play
You understood the value of hard work while others were enjoying leisure


In youth, you'd lay awake at night and scheme
During your young age, you spent long nights planning


Of all the things that you would change
You envisioned multiple things you would transform


But it was just a dream
Sadly, some of your aspirations were just fantasy


Here we are, don't turn away now (don't turn away)
Now, at a significant moment, don't choose to walk away


We are the warriors that built this town
We are the unbreakable fighters that established this town


From dust
We started humbly and from very little


Will come
Eventually, there'll be a time


When you will have to rise
When there'll be a need to elevate oneself


Above the best and prove yourself
Outshine even the top people and display your capabilities


Your spirit never dies
Your incorruptible willpower continues to persist


Farewell, I've gone to take my throne above
Goodbye, I've gone to achieve my highest position


But don't weep for me
But don't mourn my success


'Cause this will be the labor of my love
Because this is the fruit of my hard work and passion




Lyrics ยฉ Universal Music Publishing Group, Peermusic Publishing
Written by: Alexander Junior Grant, Daniel Coulter Reynolds, Joshua Francis Mosser, Benjamin Arthur Mckee, Daniel James Platzman, Daniel Wayne Sermon

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@takauji7599

As a child, you would wait and watch from far away
But you always knew that you'd be the one
That work while they all play
In youth, you'd lay awake at night and scheme
Of all the things that you would change
But it was just a dream
Here we are, don't turn away now (don't turn away)
We are the warriors that built this town
Here we are, don't turn away now (don't turn away)
We are the warriors that built this town
From dust
Will come
When you will have to rise
Above the best and prove yourself
Your spirit never dies
Farewell, I've gone to take my throne above
But don't weep for me
'Cause this will be the labor of my love
Here we are, don't turn away now (don't turn away)
We are the warriors that built this town
Here we are, don't turn away now (don't turn away)
We are the warriors that built this town
From dust
Here we are, don't turn away now (don't turn away)
We are the warriors that built this town
Here we are, don't turn away now (don't turn away)
We are the warriors that built this town
From dust



@rinrin0990

ATEEZ' CHOI SAN NAILED THE PERFORMANCE VIDEO OF WARRIORS.

From their first album to now, ATEEZ has proven themselves as Warriors for relying on themselves and organically growing to who they are now.

All their songs can be considered a 'Warrior' song in different levels and aspects of being and life if one would just listen to them and understand their lyrics.

Their lyrics have always been consistently meaningful and powerful. Coupled that with their 8000% power performances, they are truly encouraging.

They became performers because they have a message they wanted to share and be good influence to people especially youth and not just for fame or money.


ATEEZ. KINGS. WARRIORS.



All comments from YouTube:

@leagueoflegends

"Warriors" -- a creative collaboration by Imagine Dragons and Riot Games

@ryancozyis875

League of Legends it's showing how cool players can be in this game most of the time.

@TheMrMinish

League of Legends 500th reply Yay

@zquasshy5035

League of Legends That was epic, also 500th/last reply! :D

@FeralGameing

League of Legends ^ Not the last one

@morememes9656

Realy

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@typhon1861

You know, after all this time I still come back to this every now and again. It's still imo the best World's video Riot has made, and I don't just mean in terms of the song. This one captures the spirit of competition like no other. The others are about pros competing against each other, this one feels more relatable, it's a bunch of average joes that go from amateur to pro. The story in this MV is just unparred, it captures the struggle, the up and downs of competing. It's honestly such a moving and inspiring MV.

@derpataur1162

Same... Chills every time.

@deniss6654

I completely agree. Riots focused too much on eSports players instead of highlighting regular players.

@akfoo2487

Still here beats this alr

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