Faithfully
Journey Lyrics


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Highway run
Into the midnight sun
Wheels go 'round and 'round
You're on my mind
Restless hearts
Sleep alone tonight
Sendin' all my love
Along the wire

They say that the road
Ain't no place to start a family
Right down the line
It's been you and me
And lovin' a music man
Ain't always what it's supposed to be

Oh girl, you stand by me
I'm forever yours, faithfully

Circus life
Under the big top world
We all need the clowns
To make us smile
Through space and time
Always another show
Wondering where I am
Lost without you

And being apart ain't easy on this love affair
Two strangers learn to fall in love again
I get the joy of rediscovering you
Oh girl, you stand by me
I'm forever yours, faithfully

Whoa-oh, oh-oh
Whoa-oh, oh-oh, oh
Whoa-oh, oh-oh, oh-oh

Faithfully
I'm still yours

I'm forever yours



Forever yours
Faithfully

Overall Meaning

The lyrics to Journey's song Faithfully tell a story about the challenges and dedication of being in a long-distance relationship. The song starts with the singer on the road, driving into the night and unable to get their loved one out of their mind. They talk about how their hearts are restless, and they are sending their love along the wire, which could be interpreted as a phone or telegraph line.


The second stanza talks about society's expectations and how being on the road isn't a place to start a family. Despite these challenges, the singer remains devoted to their partner, and they have been together through thick and thin. They acknowledge the difficulties of loving a musician, but the partner is still there, standing by them.


The chorus provides a powerful statement of the singer's love for their partner. They vow to be forever faithful and remind their loved one that they are still theirs. The final stanza talks about the loneliness that comes with being away from one another, but despite this, the love they share is strong enough to keep them together.


Overall, the lyrics to Faithfully are a touching and emotional testament to the struggles of maintaining a long-distance relationship and the dedication required to make it work.


Line by Line Meaning

Highway run
Taking a journey on a road


Into the midnight sun
Traveling through the darkness of night


Wheels go 'round and 'round
Endlessly moving forward


You're on my mind
Constantly in my thoughts


Restless hearts
Unable to find peace


Sleep alone tonight
Feeling lonely at night


Sendin' all my love
Expressing deep feelings of love


Along the wire
Across a long distance


They say that the road
People say that traveling for work is not ideal


Ain't no place to start a family
It's not an ideal environment to start romantic relationships


Right down the line
Throughout our journey together


It's been you and me
It's always been just us two


And lovin' a music man
Being in a romantic relationship with a musician


Ain't always what it's supposed to be
It's not always easy, as people think it should be


Oh girl, you stand by me
Expressing gratitude for the unconditional support received


I'm forever yours, faithfully
Being committed to the love forever


Circus life
Life is like a circus


Under the big top world
Living under the world of the circus


We all need the clowns
We all need humor to make us feel better


To make us smile
To bring joy to our lives


Through space and time
Through all situations and moments


Always another show
There's always something new to see and experience in life


Wondering where I am
Lost and unsure of my place in life


Lost without you
Feeling incomplete without the one I love


And being apart ain't easy on this love affair
Long distance and separation is difficult for a romantic relationship


Two strangers learn to fall in love again
Rediscovering the love and connection in the relationship


I get the joy of rediscovering you
Finding happiness in rediscovering the love with the partner


Whoa-oh, oh-oh
Musical interlude


Whoa-oh, oh-oh, oh
Musical interlude


Whoa-oh, oh-oh, oh-oh
Musical interlude


Faithfully
Dedication to the love


I'm still yours
Still committed to the relationship


I'm forever yours
Committed to the love forever


Forever yours
Committed to the love forever


Faithfully
Dedication to the love




Lyrics © HIPGNOSIS SONGS GROUP, Peermusic Publishing, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
Written by: Jonathan Cain

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Comments from YouTube:

Hye Angels

How is it possible to listen to the same songs for 4-5 decades and never get bored? BECAUSE..... THESE ARE MASTERPIECES!!

Ejaz Sabir

Also because this is real music, that crap my kids listen to from the 'Wrappers' isn't.

Kazuma Satou

@Ejaz Sabir Aye

Susan Chadwick

Same

DG3x3KB

Good music never gets old. In 30 years nobody will know who 50cent was

G. A. Anthony ~ Author Extraordinaire

I get emotional every time I watch this! It IS timeless and May I add, the best times of all times❤️

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Philip Leech

There's a comment on here about this being the best ballad of all time. You're not wrong my friend. Hands down the best song Journey ever did, the way the song escalates, the vocal range and the guitars are just simply outstanding. I used to sing this song as a lullaby to my children to get them to sleep, one of the best yet underrated songs of the 20th century for what my opinion is worth. 'lost without you, wondering where I am' ever present around my wife who passed away last year. God bless.

Frenando barrera Somoza

Mis condolencias amen bendiciones

Rachel Jackson

Thank you dear sir for sharing with me such a beautiful piece of your life.

KING OF KINGS

Been listening to this since I discovered Journey in University in the mid 90's I still love it. What year what it released? I love Journey and REO Speed Wagon Bryan Adams Phil Collins Beach Boys DION (The wanderer)? theni got obsessed with rap music. Now back to the oldies...

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