Arctica
Oh, oh, oh, oh -
It must have been cold there in my shadow,
to never have sunlight on your face.
You were content to let me shine, that's your way.
You always walked a step behind.

So I was the one with all the glory,
while you were the one with all the strength.
A beautiful face without a name for so long.
A beautiful smile to hide the pain.

Did you ever know that you're my hero,
and everything I would like to be?
I can fly higher than an eagle,
for you are the wind beneath my wings.

It might have appeared to go unnoticed,
but I've got it all here in my heart.
I want you to know I known the truth, of course I know it.
I would be nothing without you.

Did you ever know that you're my hero?
You're everything I wish I could be.
I could fly higher than an eagle,
for you are the wind beneath my wings.

Did I ever tell you you're my hero?
You're everything, everything I wish I could be.
Oh, and I, I could fly higher than an eagle,
for you are the wind beneath my wings,
'cause you are the wind beneath my wings.

Oh, the wind beneath my wings.
You, you, you, you are the wind beneath my wings.
Fly, fly, fly away. You let me fly so high.
Oh, you, you, you, the wind beneath my wings.
Oh, you, you, you, the wind beneath my wings.

Fly, fly, fly high against the sky,
so high I almost touch the sky.
Thank you, thank you,
thank God for you, the wind beneath my wings


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  • +1
    General CommentThey did the song justice, Bet Middler's version was good, but it didn't rock like Sonata Arctica's does. :D
    MalachiADon March 31, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is really beautiful, great lyrics. In my opnion it's a son thankin his Father.
    Hathaldiron January 12, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentagree this song is beautiful... but i think this song is dedicated to a dead friend...
    EvaloNon February 23, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentYeah, I like the dead friend theory.
    Silent_Hitman009on March 20, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is a coverversion of Bette Midler. but pretty done :)
    ColdFusionon December 06, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThese lyrics seem fine, but at leats in the one I'm listening to here, the lyrics seem to go:

    "Only a face without a name,
    I Never once heard you complain"

    though that may just be me. Anyone? Anyway, I don't think (to me) the song is necessarily about somebody that's passed away but more likely someone close to the person, be it a partner or relative of some sort. Though I'm more inclined to think of it as the former, as I tend to do that.
    Achmodeon February 27, 2006   Link
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    General Commentto me this song is about a someone thanking someone else for giving them the strenght to go on, for being "the wind beneath their wings"

    I was the one with all the glory
    While you were the one with all the strength
    Only a face without a name
    I never once heard you complain.

    someone that always helps you out and doesn't ask for anything in return, just the fact that that person helps you out makes that person feel satisfied, alawys behind the scenes making you who you are

    that's what this song means to me anyways
    celbertinon March 07, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentSome of the most beautiful lyrics I've heard. I think this version of the song is very good.
    Deep Greyon March 18, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThat Lyrics are so wrong

    in the part where says
    "A beautiful face without a name for so long.
    A beautiful smile to hide the pain."
    is
    "Only a face without a name
    I never once heard you complain."
    and in the chorus where says
    "for you are the wind beneath my wings"
    is
    "Cause you are the wind beneath my wings"

    etc there are many errors i think

    and i think this could be (in my opinion) a song for the public i mean for the people who support the band.
    PrinceDhampiron June 26, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthe lyrics are wrong, as PrinceDhampir stated.. pretty wrong, this is a cover, maybe they copy-pasted them from the original?..

    my advise to you.. fix em.



    btw, i think this is dedicated for a dead friend, as many others do.
    SA~Fanon July 01, 2007   Link

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