Here I come, rougher than the rest of them
the best of them, tougher than leather.
You can call me Knuckles, unlike Sonic I don't chuckle
I'd rather flex my muscles
I'm hard as nails, it ain't hard to tell
I break'em down whether they're solid or frail.
Unlike the rest I'm independent
It's my first breath, first test
feel the right then the worst's left


Born on an island in the heavens
The blood of my ancestors flows inside me
My duty is to save the flower from evil deterioration

I will be the one to set your heart free
Must cleanse youeself of that evil spirit that got in you

Streaking lights, loud sounds, and instinct
Are the elements that keep me going
I am fighting my own mission
Nothing's gonna stand in my way

I will be the one to set your heart free
Must cleanse youeself of that evil spirit that got in you

Won't be frightened I'll stand up to all the pain and turmoil
Just believe in myself won't rely on others


Get this power to wipe out the havoc and anarchy
This is my planet gonna fight for my destiny


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Here I come, rougher than the rest of them
the best of them, tougher than leather.
You can call me Knuckles, unlike Sonic I don't chuckle
I'd rather flex my muscles
I'm hard as nails, it ain't hard to tell
I break'em down whether they're solid or frail.
Unlike the rest I'm independent
It's my first breath, first test
feel the right then the worst's left


I have no such things as weak spots
Don't approve of him but gotta trust him
This alliance has a purpose
This partnership is only temporary

I will be the one to set your heart free
Must cleanse youeself of that evil spirit that got in you

Won't be frightened I'll stand up to all the pain and turmoil
Just believe in myself won't rely on others

Freedom will be waiting when serenity is restored
This is my planet I shall not surrender

Won't be frightened I'll stand up to all the pain and turmoil
Just believe in myself won't rely on others

Get this power to wipe out the havoc and anarchy
This is my planet gonna fight

Won't be frightened I'll stand up to all the pain and turmoil
Just believe in myself won't rely on others

Freedom will be waiting when serenity is restored
This is my planet I shall not surrender

The new porcupine on the block with the puff chest
Outta the wilderness with the ruggedness
Knock, knock, it's Knuckles, the bloat thrower
Give you the cold shoulder
My spike goes through boulders
That's why I stay a loner
I was born by myself
I don't need a posse, I get in on by myself
Advisorites get shelfed


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    General CommentThis is probably my favorite song off of Sonic Adventure. I love how they make it sound like Knuckles is talking and singing. This song totally describes him to the core.

    Here I come, rougher than the rest of them the best of them, tougher than leather: Basically, its saying Knuckles is tough.

    You can call me Knuckles, unlike Sonic I don't chuckle: Meaning, while Sonic is a laid-back kind of guy, Knuckles is always serious.

    Born on an island in the heavens: Knuckles was born on Angel Island.

    The blood of my ancestors flows inside me: Self-explantory.

    My duty is to save the flower from evil deterioration: His duty is to protect the Master Emerald from all who would seek to use it for evil purposes.

    Streaking lights, loud sounds, and instinct
    Are the elements that keep me going: The thrill of fighting is what keeps Knuckles from giving up.

    I am fighting my own mission: He's debating between doing his duty, which is guarding the Master Emerald, or living his own life. He's conflicted.

    Nothing's gonna stand in my way: He refuses to let anything distract him from his duty or get in his way.

    Won't be frightened I'll stand up to all the pain and turmoil: Knuckles won't back down. He'll fight against all those who spread pain and misery.

    Just believe in myself don't rely on others: Self-explantory. Saying that Knuckles will do things by himself, without anyone's help.

    Get this power to wipe out the havoc and anarchy: He'll use all of his strength to wipe out evil.

    This is my planet gonna fight for my destiny: Angel Island is his home and he'll fight to protect it.

    I have no such things as weak spots: Knuckles has no weaknesses.

    Don't approve of him but gotta trust him
    This alliance has a purpose
    This partnership is only temporary: At first, I thought these lines were referring to Eggman, but then I realized he was talking about Sonic. He's saying that he doesn't like Sonic that much, though the two of them are friends. He won't always rely on his help, but will when he has too.

    Freedom will be waiting when serenity is restored: When the fight is over, peace will be waiting.

    This is my planet I shall not surrender: He'll never surrender or give up the fight, nor his home.
    Dragon19on November 21, 2010   Link

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