Working Man
Imagine Dragons Lyrics


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Shake it, shake it
And we're moving again
Been a long time coming for the working man
So shake it, shake it
And we're moving again
When the money is high, we can start to spend

Shake it, shake it
And we're moving again
Been a long time coming for the working man
So shake it, shake it
And we're moving again
When the money is high, we can start to spend
Shake it

Every little bit goes a little of a long way
Life gets hard and I'm headed for the highway home, home
Caught up in the middle of a headache and a heartbreak
Just when I thought I was clear of the mistakes
No, no oh oh

So tell me, tell me, tell me
What am I to do
I think that this life is darker than the view
So help me, help me, help me
Be a little more like you
When everything is falling
I'm gonna do the things you do

Shake it, shake it
And we're moving again
Been a long time coming for the working man
Shake it, shake it
And we're moving again
When the money is high, we can start to spend

Shake it, shake it
And we're moving again
Been a long time coming for the working man
Shake it, shake it
And we're moving again
When the money is high, we can start to spend
Shake it

Everything is serious and everything is fatal
That's what they tell you
And that's how they make you know, know
I'm tired of the books and I'm tired of the tables
Everything is made with the same old labels
No, no oh oh

So tell me, tell me, tell me
What am I to do
I think that this life is darker than the view
So help me, help me, help me
Be a little more like you
When everything is falling
I'm gonna do the things you do

Shake it, shake it
And we're moving again
Been a long time coming for the working man
Shake it, shake it
And we're moving again
When the money is high, we can start to spend

Shake it, shake it
And we're moving again
Been a long time coming for the working man
Shake it, shake it
And we're moving again
When the money is high, we can start to spend
Shake it

Shake it, shake it
And we're moving again
Been a long time coming for the working man
Shake it, shake it
And we're moving again
When the money is high, we can start to spend

Shake it, shake it
And we're moving again
Been a long time coming for the working man
Shake it, shake it
And we're moving again
When the money is high, we can start to spend

Shake it, shake it
And we're moving again
Been a long time coming for the working man
Shake it, shake it
And we're moving again
When the money is high, we can start to spend

Shake it, shake it
And we're moving again
Been a long time coming for the working man
Shake it, shake it
And we're moving again




When the money is high, we can start to spend
Shake it

Overall Meaning

The lyrics of "Working Man" by Imagine Dragons celebrate the resilience and determination of hard-working individuals who have been struggling for a long time, but finally get a chance to enjoy the fruits of their labor when the money is high. The song is about making the most of life's opportunities and trying to stay positive even when things get tough. The phrase "shake it" is used repeatedly throughout the song as a call to action, inviting the listener to keep moving forward and never give up.


The verses reflect the struggles and hardships that people face every day, whether it is dealing with heartbreak or making mistakes that have consequences. The lyrics convey the idea that life is not always easy, but it is possible to overcome challenges and find happiness if you keep working hard and stay true to your values. The chorus of the song is a powerful anthem that encourages people to keep shaking it and moving forward, no matter what obstacles they may face.


Overall, "Working Man" is a song that speaks to the human spirit and celebrates the hard work, resilience, and determination of everyday people who are trying to make a better life for themselves and their families.


Line by Line Meaning

Shake it, shake it
Let's get moving, let's put in the effort and make things happen


And we're moving again
We're finally making progress after a long period of stagnation


Been a long time coming for the working man
It's been a long and difficult journey for those who work hard for a living


When the money is high, we can start to spend
It's easier to spend money and enjoy life when there is more of it


Every little bit goes a little of a long way
Small efforts can add up over time and yield big results


Life gets hard and I'm headed for the highway home, home
When life gets tough, it's easy to feel like running away or giving up


Caught up in the middle of a headache and a heartbreak
Struggling to balance emotional and practical challenges in life


Just when I thought I was clear of the mistakes
Just when things seemed to be getting better, more obstacles popped up


What am I to do
Feeling lost and uncertain of how to proceed


I think that this life is darker than the view
Feeling like life is difficult and negative, despite outward appearances


Be a little more like you
Asking for guidance and inspiration to improve oneself


When everything is falling
When everything seems to be going wrong


I'm gonna do the things you do
I will try to emulate those who are successful and happy in order to improve my own life


Everything is serious and everything is fatal
It feels like everything is a matter of life or death, nothing seems trivial or lighthearted


That's what they tell you
External forces can shape our beliefs and perceptions about life


I'm tired of the books and I'm tired of the tables
Feeling suffocated by the constraints of formal education and routine daily tasks


Everything is made with the same old labels
Feeling like everything in life is predictable and lacking in creativity or originality


We can start to spend
When we have more resources available to us, we can enjoy the fruits of our labor


When the money is high, we can start to spend
We can finally treat ourselves to some luxuries when we have more financial stability




Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group
Written by: Daniel Coulter Reynolds, Daniel Wayne Sermon, Benjamin Arthur McKee

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@normupipita1217

Sacúdelo, sacúdelo
Y nos estamos moviendo de nuevo
Ha pasado mucho tiempo viniendo para el trabajo
Así que sacúdelo, sacúdelo
Y nos estamos moviendo de nuevo
Cuando el dinero es mucho, podemos empezar a gastar
Cada pequeño pedazo se sale un poco de un largo camino
La vida se vuelve difícil y me dirijo a la carretera a casa, casa
Atrapado en la mitad de un dolor de cabeza y un corazón roto
Sólo cuando yo pensé que estaba libre de errores,
No, no oh oh

Así que dime, dime, dime
¿Qué voy a hacer?
Pienso que la vida es más oscura de lo que se ve
Así que ayúdame, ayúdame, ayúdame
A ser un poco más como tú
Cuando todo se esté cayendo
Voy a hacer las cosas que tú haces

Sacúdelo, sacúdelo
Y nos estamos moviendo de nuevo
Ha pasado mucho tiempo viniendo para el trabajo
Así que sacúdelo, sacúdelo
Y nos estamos moviendo de nuevo
Cuando el dinero es mucho, podemos empezar a gastar
Sacúdelo

Todo es serio y todo es fatal
Eso es lo que te dicen
Y así es como te hacen saber, saber
Estoy cansado de los libros y estoy cansado de las mesas
Todo está hecho con las mismas viejas etiquetas
No, no oh oh

Así que dime, dime, dime
¿Qué voy a hacer?
Pienso que la vida es más oscura de lo que se ve
Así que ayúdame, ayúdame, ayúdame
A ser un poco más como tú
Cuando todo se esté cayendo
Voy a hacer las cosas que tú haces

Sacúdelo, sacúdelo
Y nos estamos moviendo de nuevo
Ha pasado mucho tiempo viniendo para el trabajo
Así que sacúdelo, sacúdelo
Y nos estamos moviendo de nuevo
Cuando el dinero es mucho, podemos empezar a gastar
Sacúdelo

Sacúdelo, sacúdelo
Y nos estamos moviendo de nuevo
Ha pasado mucho tiempo viniendo para el trabajador
Así que sacúdelo, sacúdelo
Y nos estamos moviendo de nuevo
Cuando el dinero es alto, podemos empezar a gastar
Sacúdelo



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@brianaguilar5204

These older imagine dragons songs just hit different and I love it

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@Salteee

​@@Anicius_new ones aren't as good

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