"Only The Young" as written by Jonathan Cain, Steve Perry and Neal Schon....
Another night in any town
You can hear the thunder of their cry
Ahead of their time
They wonder why

In the shadows of a golden age
A generation waits for dawn
Brave carry on
Bold and the strong

*Only the young can say
They're free to fly away
Sharing the same desires
Burnin' like wildfire*

They're seein' through the promises
And all the lies they dare to tell
Is it heaven or hell?
They know very well

Only the young can say
Only the young can say
Only the young can say
Only the young can say

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  • +1
    General Commentno comments on this song? journey is one of the best bands EVER.
    eatitwithmatton May 07, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis song apperead in the movie Vision Quest, it's about a high school wrestler, and it's one of my favorite Journey's song.
    flagon September 10, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General Commenti like how there are 1-15 comments on every song except Faithfully and Seperant ways with like 40 and Dont stop believin' which has like 140
    lordtidus15on September 29, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentJourney is the best band 2 listen 2 wen ur in the middle or the end of a relationship and makes u realli sad like that episode of just shoot me were they are listenin 2 it and cryin over Xs
    heartagramon May 13, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI like this song, though I liked Scandal's version a little more. It rocked a little harder.
    DarkPooon May 06, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis song is awesome, one of my favorites by Journey. To me, I think of this song as being about being young and having the freedom to do whatever you want cause its so early in life. I guess this song can also mean dying at a young age as well. Idk, thats what i think.
    RushJourneyFan87on December 02, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song's meaning is clear. It always makes me feel optimistic because I'm only 20.
    jatuabon January 09, 2007   Link
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    General Commentto jatuab- you should feel that way. This song stuck so well with me when I was 16 (1990). Its the most awesome time in your life. When I hear this song today at age 33 I still remember those incredible times.
    cropdusteron April 17, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI just turned 22 and this song makes me feel old...
    AnotherBrickon June 25, 2007   Link
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    General Commentlooove this song
    BearsAndBeetson January 31, 2010   Link

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