"Runaway Train" as written by Elton John and Bernard J.p. Taupin....
There's a hungry road I can only hope's
Gonna eat me up inside
There's a drifting spirit coming clean
In the eye of a lifelong fire
Tell Monday I'll be around next week
I'm running ahead of my days
In the shotgun chance that scattered us
I've seen the error of my ways

Well we've wrapped ourselves in golden crowns
Like sun gods spitting rain
Found a way home written on this map
Like red dye in my veins
In the hardest times that come around
The fear of losing grows
I've lost and seen the world shut down
It's a darkness no one knows

And I've poured out the pleasure and dealt with the pain
Standing in a station waiting in the rain
I'm starting to feel a little muscle again
But love is lost like a runaway train
Oh I'm out of control and out of my hands
I'm tearing like a demon through no man's land
Trying to get a grip on my life again
Nothing hits harder than a runaway train


Lyrics submitted by Novartza

"Runaway Train" as written by Bernie Taupin Bernard J.p. Taupin

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    General CommentThis is my most favorite song of "The One" album. Life is like a runaway train that hits you, and there's nothing you can do to escape.
    Novartzaon May 27, 2004   Link
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    General CommentClapton plays lead guitar here as well as sharing lead vocals with Elton.
    ECisGodon February 28, 2005   Link

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