Very Long Ride – Song and Lyrics by Adam Ant


Discover the poetic beauty in ‘Very Long Ride’ by Adam Ant. This lyric breakdown takes you on a journey through the artist’s thoughts, emotions, and the story they aim to tell. From clever metaphors to evocative imagery, we delve into the nuances that make this song a lyrical masterpiece. Whether you’re a fan of Adam Ant or a lover of well-crafted words, our detailed analysis will give you a deeper understanding and appreciation of this song.

I got up early and the sun was by my side
I thought you was my friend
But all you did was lie
And now I carry this until the day I die
I keep on riding till the sun goes from the sky

Sometimes you get the bear and
Sometimes the bear gets you
I know it’s the only fight you got
Look what it’s done to you

I carry this .357 in my hand
Don’t ask me why
If you don’t want to understand
I keep on moving I keep driving through this land
And by the moonlight I will travel if I can

It’s gonna take nerve
It’s gonna take real nerve
It’s gonna take more than you ever ever ever
Thought it could

Very long ride it’s a very long ride
Very long ride it’s a
Long ride
Very long ride it’s a very long ride
Very long ride it’s a
Long ride

I travel light ’cause I am the lone rider
I travel light ’cause I am the outsider
I travel light ’cause I’m a very good fighter
I travel light all through the day
And through the night

It’s gonna take more than reaction
Much more than a brave attempt
You’re gonna need skin like a rhino
To face such cold contempt

I drive in style I drive a ’99 beamer
And you just wait until the time that I see ya
You better look again before you look away
I will be driving by the kings highway

Very very
Very long ride

I keep on moving now until I reach the end
But I’m not moving ’cause I’m looking for revenge
And I’m not moving ’cause a friend of mine crossed me
I’ll just keep on till I get you the f*ck off me