Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)

Album: Frontiers (1983)
Charted: 8
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  • Here we stand
    Worlds apart, hearts broken in two, two, two
    Sleepless nights
    Losing ground, I'm reaching for you, you, you

    Feeling that it's gone
    Can't change your mind
    If we can't go on
    To survive the tide, love divides

    Someday love will find you
    Break those chains that bind you
    One night will remind you
    How we touched and went our separate ways

    If he ever hurts you
    True love won't desert you
    You know I still love you
    Though we touched and went our separate ways

    Troubled times
    Caught between confusion and pain, pain, pain
    Distant eyes
    Promises we made were in vain, in vain, in vain

    If you must go, I wish you love
    You'll never walk alone
    Take care, my love
    Miss you, love

    Someday love will find you
    Break those chains that bind you
    One night will remind you
    How we touched and went our separate ways

    If he ever hurts you
    True love won't desert you
    You know I still love you
    Though we touched and went our separate ways

    Oh
    Someday love will find you
    Break those chains that bind you
    One night will remind you

    If he ever hurts you
    True love won't desert you
    You know I still love you

    I still love you, girl
    I really love you, girl
    And if he ever hurts you
    True love won't desert you

    No
    No Writer/s: Jonathan Cain, Steve Perry
    Publisher: HIPGNOSIS SONGS GROUP, Wixen Music Publishing
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 22

  • Montana Julian from Missoula, MtIt just seems to me that the thematic element of Separate Ways(Worlds Apart) musically speaking is a classical piece that I just can’t put my thumb on. Something maybe that Beethoven or Mozart might have done. Anyone else with a background in the classical classics hear what I am hearing?
  • Seventhmist from 7th HeavenOne of the most powerful songs ever made. Pain and anger in abundance, yet delivered with love and a last desperate touch of hope.
  • Marc from -, MdFirst-ever interview with the girl in this video, including what she's doing now (plus never-published set pics): http://noblemania.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-girl-in-video-separate-ways-worlds.html.
  • Nick from Ludlow, MaI saw on another board about the gif of the opening air band part and searched for years who (At the time, I didn't know who anyone for Journey looked like, I'm a teen) so I saw the video and found out it was this song, I was shocked. I can't believe a song this epic was done so bad in a music video).
  • Erica from Pensacola, FlThis is one for the mp3, morning workout/run! Love it!
  • Jeff from Boston, MaIf your heart doesn't race when you hear this song you are dead inside.
  • Jeff from Boston, MaI agree the Frontiers album overall was bad, but this is a phenomenal song. If you can't relate to what this song is about, someday you will.
  • Josep from Dubrovnik, CroatiaWhenever this song comes on the radio, my brother punches my arm in rhythm with the guitar riff. Good times!
  • Karen from Manchester, NhI have to agree with most here...horrible video, but easily one of my favorite Journey songs (right up there with "Lovin', Touchin' Squeezin'"). This is one of those, "put the car windows UP, turn the volume UP, and sing along as loud as you can!"
  • Jones from San Antonio, TxIt was a pretty dumb music video, but I love the song!!!
    -Steve Perry ROCKS!!!
  • Chris from Meriden, Ctwhat makes the song great is the keyboard riff
  • Ricky from Bountiful, UtHoly crud, I laughed so hard I cried when I saw the video! But the song is... Epic. My band is working on a cover.
  • Tony from Chicago, IlOne of my favorite Breakup songs!!!!!!
  • Aldrin from Manila, Philippinesnice synthesizer sound accompanied by neil schon's deadly guitar riffs...
  • Jennifer Harris from Grand Blanc, MiI love the song and video! both mother and I love Journey.It hasn't been the same without Steve Perry.
  • Benny from Chattanooga, TnThis is the song where Journey (my favorite band) officially "jumped the shark" God, Frontiers was so bad........
  • Sanafabich from Santiago, Chileyeah, cheezy video but still great! you gotta love the 80's!
  • Pete from Toronto, Canadathis has got to be one of the cheeziest videos ever made! what was the director thinking

    http://youtube.com/watch?v=ZbZwAn3qOJU&search=Journey%20Seperate%20Ways
  • Sara Mackenzie from Middle Of Nowhere, Flgood song!!!!!!!!!
  • Michelle from Anaheim, CaA long time ago, i was flipping channels in my parents room and on MTV they were showing the video, and little tidbits came up. the director had the band members playing air instruments-air guitar, air keyboards,etc.
  • William from Toronto, CanadaA good song. The synthesizers really emphasize the theme that the site has posted in my opinion.
  • Mercedies from Soldotna, AkThis is one of my favorite journey songs. It's really emotional and the tune is awesome. You can actually feel what the band members are going through. A moving song really, and it's great live. When it's live you feel like you're there.
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