Faithfully – Journey

July 2, 2021

The song for today is “Faithfully” by the American rock band Journey.

Fun Facts 

  • Jonathan Cain, a keyboardist, wrote the tune on a paper napkin with simply the words “highway rush into the midnight sun.” He finished the tune in less than a half-hour the next day.
  • Journey currently has six active members:
    • Jonathan Cain – Keyboardist
    • Randy Jackson – Bassist
    • Arnel Pineda – Lead Vocals
    • Narada Michael Walden – Drummer
    • Jason Derlatka – Composer
  • Faithfully is one of Journey’s most recognized hits, enjoying long-lasting popularity.
  • The music video had a then-unique “living on tour” concept that ran along to the song’s lyrics, showing the band performing in various locations and traveling around the United States.

Lyrics 

(Lyric Find)

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

Oh, oh, oh, oh

Faithfully, I’m still yours

I’m forever yours

Ever yours, faithfully

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