Eye of the Tiger
Survivor Lyrics


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Risin' up, back on the street
Did my time, took my chances
Went the distance, now I'm back on my feet
Just a man and his will to survive

So many times, it happens too fast
You trade your passion for glory
Don't lose your grip on the dreams of the past
You must fight just to keep them alive

It's the eye of the tiger, it's the thrill of the fight
Risin' up to the challenge of our rival
And the last known survivor stalks his prey in the night
And he's watchin' us all with the eye of the tiger

Face to face, out in the heat
Hangin' tough, stayin' hungry
They stack the odds still we take to the street
For the kill with the skill to survive

It's the eye of the tiger, it's the thrill of the fight
Risin' up to the challenge of our rival
And the last known survivor stalks his prey in the night
And he's watchin' us all with the eye of the tiger

Risin' up, straight to the top
Had the guts, got the glory
Went the distance, now I'm not gonna stop
Just a man and his will to survive

It's the eye of the tiger, it's the thrill of the fight
Risin' up to the challenge of our rival
And the last known survivor stalks his prey in the night
And he's watchin' us all with the eye of the tiger

The eye of the tiger




The eye of the tiger
The eye of the tiger

Overall Meaning

"Eye of the Tiger" is a song by American rock band Survivor, released in 1982. The opening lines of the song, "Risin' up, back on the street/Did my time, took my chances," suggest a sense of resilience and determination. The singer in the song has faced obstacles but is ready to fight back and succeed. He urges listeners to not give up on their dreams, reminding them that they have the strength to keep going, even when things get tough.


The "eye of the tiger" is used as a metaphor for a fierce and unyielding mentality, especially in the face of adversity. The song's theme was inspired by the Rocky movies, which were immensely popular at the time. The line "the last known survivor" also references the character of Rocky Balboa, who never gave up and always kept fighting, no matter what the odds were.


Overall, "Eye of the Tiger" is an uplifting, motivational song about persevering through challenges and coming out on top.


Line by Line Meaning

Risin' up, back on the street
After a setback, the singer has re-emerged and is navigating life's challenges once again.


Did my time, took my chances
The singer has endured difficult times and made tough decisions.


Went the distance, now I'm back on my feet
Despite the odds, the singer has overcome hardships and is standing tall again.


Just a man and his will to survive
The artist relies solely on his own determination to persevere.


So many times, it happens too fast
Life's challenges can sometimes come unexpectedly and quickly.


You trade your passion for glory
At times, people give up what they truly love in exchange for fame or recognition.


Don't lose your grip on the dreams of the past
It's important not to forget or give up on the aspirations of the past.


You must fight just to keep them alive
It takes effort and determination to preserve what one truly wants in life.


It's the eye of the tiger, it's the thrill of the fight
The spirit of competition and the adrenaline of the challenge drives the artist forward.


Risin' up to the challenge of our rival
The artist is motivated to beat their opponent and emerge victorious.


And the last known survivor stalks his prey in the night
The final victor has outlasted all others and seeks to defeat their opponent under the cover of darkness.


And he's watchin' us all with the eye of the tiger
The artist is always alert and focused on the goal of winning.


Face to face, out in the heat
The singer confronts their opponent directly, under tough conditions.


Hangin' tough, stayin' hungry
The singer remains strong and vigilant, keeping their competitive spirit alive.


They stack the odds 'til we take to the street
The opponent has the upper hand, but the singer will fight regardless of the odds.


For the kill with the skill to survive
The artist is prepared to use all the abilities at their disposal to emerge victorious.


Risin' up, straight to the top
Despite starting at the bottom, the artist is working their way up to the pinnacle of success.


Had the guts, got the glory
Through bravery and determination, the singer has earned the recognition and renown they deserve.


Went the distance, now I'm not gonna stop
The singer has come a long way and will continue their journey with renewed vigor.


The eye of the tiger
The artist's gaze is focused, their mind is sharp and determined, and they are ready for the challenge ahead.


The eye of the tiger
The artist is mentally and physically prepared to tackle whatever comes their way.


The eye of the tiger
The artist is capable of seizing opportunities, adapting to situations, and dealing with challenges.


The eye of the tiger
The singer has their eyes on the prize of success and will do whatever it takes to get there.




Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Frank Sullivan, Jim Peterik

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Philip Kassabian

What an excellent song.

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@theharshtruthoutthere

@@emperorpalpatine9897 BIBLE calls us all to be real, sober minded souls, who live holy lives on earth.
BIBLE calls nor expect nobody to be:
- religious of any kind
- monk
- nun
BIBLE expect us to turn our LACK OF KNOWLEDGE into KNOWLEDGE OF TRUTH (HOSEA 4:6)
Each human life on earth:
- repent
- BORN AGAIN and GO AND SIN NO MORE
- be baptised in HOLY SPIRIT /THE COMFORTER
- LIVE HOLY
= soul, after earthly death in HEAVEN. Easy logic, asks no degree in anything.

Bible calls us to give out RIGHTEOUS JUDGMENT, no to keep our mouth shut and support everything with blind eyes and deaf ears.

See no evil, speak no evil and hear no evil – that old saying, it belongs to masons, am I right again? The vow of silence of theirs.

SOULS, dare to read and study BIBLE (KJV) and search about FREEMASONRY.



@RaibelFernandezWhiteorBlack

Rising up, back on the street
Did my time, took my chances
Went the distance, now I'm back on my feet
Just a man and his will to survive

So many times it happens too fast
You change your passion for glory
Don't lose your grip on the dreams of the past
You must fight just to keep them alive

It's the eye of the tiger
It's the thrill of the fight
Rising up to the challenge of our rival
And the last known survivor
Stalks his prey in the night
And he's watching us all with the eye of the tiger

Face to face, out in the heat
Hanging tough, staying hungry
They stack the odds 'til we take to the street
For the kill with the skill to survive

It's the eye of the tiger
It's the thrill of the fight
Rising up to the challenge of our rival
And the last known survivor
Stalks his prey in the night
And he's watching us all with the eye of the tiger

Rising up straight to the top
Had the guts, got the glory
Went the distance, now I'm not going to stop
Just a man and his will to survive

It's the eye of the tiger
It's the thrill of the fight
Rising up to the challenge of our rival
And the last known survivor
Stalks his prey in the night
And he's watching us all with the eye of the tiger
The eye of the tiger
The eye of the tiger
The eye of the tiger
The eye of the tiger



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@@marielajuan549 el ayudo a Rocky a vencer a Mr T

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