Blaze Of Glory

Album: Young Guns II Soundtrack (1990)
Charted: 13 1
  • I wake up in the morning
    And I raise my weary head
    I've got an old coat for a pillow
    And the earth was last night's bed
    I don't know where I'm going
    Only God knows where I've been
    I'm a devil on the run
    A six gun lover
    A candle in the wind

    When you're brought into this world
    They say you're born in sin
    Well at least they gave me something
    I didn't have to steal or have to win
    Well they tell me that I'm wanted
    Yeah, I'm a wanted man
    I'm a colt in your stable
    I'm what Cain was to Abel
    Mister catch me if you can

    I'm going out in a blaze of glory
    Take me now but know the truth
    I'm going out in a blaze of glory
    Lord I never drew first
    But I drew first blood
    I'm no one's son
    Call me young gun

    You ask about my conscience
    And I offer you my soul
    You ask if I'll grow to be a wise man
    Well I ask if I'll grow old
    You ask me if I've known love
    And what it's like to sing songs in the rain
    Well, I've seen love come
    And I've seen it shot down
    I've seen it die in vain

    Shot down in a blaze of glory
    Take me now but know the truth
    'Cause I'm going down in a blaze of glory
    Lord I never drew first
    But I drew first blood
    I'm the devil's son
    Call me young gun

    Each night I go to bed
    I pray the Lord my soul to keep
    No I ain't looking for forgiveness
    But before I'm six foot deep
    Lord, I got to ask a favor
    And hope you'll understand
    'Cause I've lived life to the fullest
    Let this boy die like a man
    Staring down a bullet
    Let me make my final stand

    Shot down in a blaze of glory
    Take me now but know the truth
    I'm going out in a blaze of glory
    Lord I never drew first
    But I drew first blood
    And I'm no one's son
    Call me young gun
    I'm a young gun
    Young gun, yeah yeah yeah
    Young gun

Comments: 14

  • Joel from Saint Louis, MoProbably my favorite Bon Jovi song.
  • Steven from San Antonio, Tx"I'm what cain was to abel" greatest line in any song i've ever heard.
  • William H Bonney from Lawrence, KsGood song and it fits well with the movie
  • Lee-ann from Perth, AustraliaEmilio Estevez asked Jon if he could use Wanted Dead or Alive for Young Guns II but Jon felt the lyrics didn't fit (since Wanted is actually about being a rock star). Instead Jon offered to write another song and the result was Blaze of Glory. He was given the script and wrote the other songs that featured on his first solo album.
  • Matt from Milton, PaI love this song. It is frigging awesome
  • Mike from Hueytown , AlBad A** song ! Their best hit !
  • Jen from Ontario, Canadagreat song!!!!!!:)jon bon jovi is da man!!!
  • Calvin from Denver, CoI envision this song being the background to a Malcolm Reynold music video. If you dont know who Mal is, go see Firefly ASAP.
  • Industrial_dolphin from Wakefield, Englandthis is a great song. the lyrics are amazing right from the start."i wake up in the mornin' an i raise my weary head,with an old coat for a pillow and the earh was last nights bed" i mean how awsome is that? jon bon jovi sure has a talent for lyrics. plus it has (has do all bon jovi songs!) an awsome key change near the end! incidentally, elton john plays piano on this album too!
  • Amy from Dallas, Txi dont like the whole cowboy thing, but Jon looks hot in the video
  • Anthony from Dalles, Txya, one of his best. he makes alot of cowboy referances in his songs
  • Adrian from Merthyr Tydfil, Alwhen asked to record a song for the young guns soundtrack Jon was heavily influenced by the song 'knocking on heavens door' by bob dylan which coincidentally was used as the soundtrack for 'pat garratt and Billy the kidd' years earlier.
  • Jared from Meadville, PaFeatures legendary guitarist Jeff Beck on the slide guitar solo
  • Alaina from Arlington, TxI feel this is one of his best.
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