Fighting_The_World
Manowar Lyrics


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Fight, fight, fight
Fighting the World every single day
Fighting the World for the right to play
Heavy Metal in my brain
I'm fighting for Metal cause it's here to stay

Fighting, fighting, fighting the World
I been fighting the World
Fighting, fighting, fighting the World
I been figthing
Fight for a living-Fighting the World
Fight for a living-Fighting the World
Fight for a living-Fighting the World
Fight

Now people keep asking if we're going to change
I look'em in the eye
Tell'em no way
Strips on a tiger don't wash away
Manowar's made of steel not clay

Fighting,fighting,fighting the World
I been figthing the World
Fighting,fighting,fighting the World
I been figthing

Fight for a living-Fighting the World
Fight for a living-Fighting the World
Fight for a living-Fighting the World
Fight Yeah!
See my brother standing by my side
Only got one thing in our mind
Radio playing this nation wide
Turn it up louder'til we all get fried

Fighting,fighting,fighting the World
I been figthing the World
Fighting,fighting,fighting the World
I been figthing
Fight-Fighting the World
Fight-Fighting the World
Fight-Fighting the World




Fight-Fighting the World
Fight for a living-Fighting the World

Overall Meaning

The lyrics to Manowar's song "Fighting the World" resonate with those who are passionate about heavy metal music, as the song speaks about the struggle and persistence needed to make it in the metal scene. The chorus of "fighting, fighting, fighting the world" is a declaration of their determination to succeed even against adversity. The lyrics also reference the ongoing criticism they faced from skeptics who questioned the staying power of heavy metal music. The line "people keep asking if we're going to change, I look'em in the eye, tell'em no way" underscores their steadfastness and belief in sticking to the music they love and refusing to conform to industry pressures or fads. As the chorus repeats, "fight for a living, fighting the world", it's clear that the band's unwavering commitment to their genre is what drives them forward.


One interesting fact about "Fighting the World" is that it became one of Manowar's most well-known and beloved songs, appearing on multiple "best of" lists and receiving extensive airplay on rock radio stations. Additionally, the song was used as the theme song for the pro wrestling team The Legion of Doom in the early 1990s. Another fascinating detail about the song is that it was included on the soundtrack for the 1989 film "Ghoulies II", which helped to introduce the band to a wider audience. Manowar has long been known for their theatrical, bombastic performances, and "Fighting the World" was often a centerpiece of their live shows, serving to energize the crowd and inspire audience members to continue fighting for what they believe in.


Chords (as played by Manowar in original key):
Intro: Em | D | C | F | G | Am | G/B | C
Verse: Em | D | C | F | G | Am | G/B | C
Chorus: Am | Em | Am | Em | Am | F | G | C
Bridge: C | F | G | Am | C | F | G | Am
Outro: Am | Em | Am | Em | Am | F | G | C


Line by Line Meaning

Fight, fight, fight
Refrain emphasizing the theme of fighting and perseverance.


Fighting the World every single day
Fighting against the challenges and opposition of the world every day to pursue their passion.


Fighting the World for the right to play Heavy Metal in my brain
Fighting against social norms and expectations that don't recognize Heavy Metal as a legitimate form of art.


I'm fighting for Metal cause it's here to stay
Enduring the struggles of fighting for their cause because they believe in it strongly and believe it will last.


Now people keep asking if we're going to change I look'em in the eye Tell'em no way Strips on a tiger don't wash away Manowar's made of steel not clay
Declaring their steadfastness and determination to stay true to themselves, no matter how much pressure they get from others to change. Comparing themselves to steel, an enduring and unyielding material.


See my brother standing by my side Only got one thing in our mind Radio playing this nation wide Turn it up louder'til we all get fried
Unifying with their fellow band members and spreading their message through the power of music and mass media.




Lyrics © Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: JOEY DEMAIO, JOSEPH DE MAIO, JOSEPH G MAIO

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Most interesting comment from YouTube:

@Bradley_UA

Fight, fight, fight
Fighting the World every single day
Fighting the World for the right to play
Heavy Metal in my brain
I'm fighting for Metal cause it's here to stay

Fighting, fighting, fighting the World
I been fighting the World
Fighting, fighting, fighting the World
I been figthing
Fight for a living-Fighting the World
Fight for a living-Fighting the World
Fight for a living-Fighting the World
Fight

Now people keep asking if we're going to change
I look'em in the eye
Tell'em no way
Strips on a tiger don't wash away
Manowar's made of steel not clay

chorus

See my brother standing by my side
Only got one thing in our mind
Radio playing this nation wide
Turn it up louder'til we all get fried

chorus



All comments from YouTube:

@ConversusVans

This is the song that boosted my passion for heavy metal. Everything from Eric's vocals, Scott's thunderous drums to the badass cover for this album (no, seriously, Ken Kelly is a wizard at art.)

@NivoUF

Its a drummachine

@michaelb756

this song gives me strength while working out

@jamesmccoy3079

Power metal such as this as well as Thrash are my favorite metal sub genre’s.

@Vindexi

is this bait? :D

@miroslavbondarev2604

А хеви метал

@juliejay5436

I know I have said this hundreds of times before.. but I really love his voice! Pure talent!

@JKNEVER69

Great song by a legendary band.

@yacoobsc.m3269

Ahí lo dejo les amo ❤️❤️❤️❤️😜 son los amos les quiero para siempre

@TUTruth

As big of an underrated album in metal as there has ever been, like Hall of the Mountain King.

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