"Fly Like An Eagle" as written by and Steve Miller....
Time keeps on slippin', slippin', slippin'
Into the future
Time keeps on slippin', slippin', slippin'
Into the future

I wanna fly like an eagle
To the sea
Fly like an eagle
Let my spirit carry me
I want to fly like an eagle
'Till I'm free
Oh, Lord, through the revolution

Feed the babies
Who don't have enough to eat
Shoe the children
With no shoes on their feet
House the people
Livin' in the street
Oh, oh, there's a solution

I want to fly like an eagle
To the sea
Fly like an eagle
Let my spirit carry me
I want to fly like an eagle
'Till I'm free
Fly through the revolution

Time keeps on slippin', slippin', slippin'
Into the future
Time keeps on slippin', slippin', slippin'
Into the future
Time keeps on slippin', slippin', slippin'
Into the future
Time keeps on slippin', slippin', slippin'
Into the future

I want to fly like an eagle
To the sea
Fly like an eagle
Let my spirit carry me
I want to fly like an eagle
'Till I'm free
Fly through the revolution

Time keeps on slippin', slippin', slippin'
Into the future
Time keeps on slippin', slippin', slippin'
Into the future


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"Fly Like an Eagle" as written by Steve Miller

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  • +4
    General CommentI think this song is about the US Post Office.
    DanVitaleRockson June 18, 2003   Link
  • +2
    General Comment
    Seal didn't make a great anything when it comes to this song. This is a Miller classic for Christ sake.
    danv1962on May 11, 2009   Link
  • +2
    General CommentWhat's that you say, Steve – "there's a solution"? What is it, pray tell? Or are you keeping it all to your eagly self?
    charolastraon July 16, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General CommentPoverty in America.
    Compuwiz19on June 09, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Commenti think maybe like how there's problems, and it seems like there's a solution, but there really isn't, because you'd need to "fly liike an eagle" or do the impossible to fix the problems, but maybe in the future there will be a solution
    Jeffon March 14, 2003   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis is an idealistic song. Steve Miller wants to solve the problems of the world.

    He wants to fly like an eagle, escaping the problems that need to be addressed.
    chylandon December 30, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General CommentOn some versions of the song, the lyrics about poverty and suffering are erased and the part about the revolution is changed with "into the future". Why did they do this? The original lyrics were much more profound.
    Adwanocon August 12, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti must agree with DanVitaleRocks...thank you for that
    lysson January 22, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentDanVitale.....you're a funny guy.
    flyingdaitchmanon May 18, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt's a really cool about how poverty ruins peoples lives.
    washingtonative91on August 12, 2005   Link

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