Gunter gleiben glauchen globen
All right
I got somethin' to say
Yeah, it's better to burn out
Yeah, than fade away
All right
Ow gonna start a fire
Come on

Rise up gather round
Rock this place to the ground
Burn it up, let's go for broke
Watch the night go up in smoke
Rock on Rock on
Drive me crazier, no serenade
No fire brigade, just pyromania, come on

What do you want, what do you want?
I want rock 'n' roll, yes I do
Long live rock 'n' roll
Oh let's go, let's strike a light
We're gonna blow like dynamite
I don't care if it takes all night
I gonna set this town alight, come on

What do you want, what do you want?
I want rock 'n' roll, alright
Long live rock 'n' roll

Rock of ages, rock of ages
Still rollin', keep a-rollin'
Rock of ages, rock of ages
Still rollin', rock'n'rollin'
We got the power, got the glory
Just say you need it and if you need it
Say yeah
Heh heh heh heh
Now listen to me

I'm burnin', burnin', I got the fever
I know for sure, there ain't no cure
So feel it, don't fight it, go with the flow
Gimme, gimme, gimme, gimme one more for the road

What do you want?
What do you want?
I want rock 'n' roll, You betcha
Long live rock 'n' roll

Rock of ages, rock of ages
Still rollin', keep a-rollin'
Rock of ages, rock of ages
Still rollin', rock'n'rollin'
We got the power, got the glory
Just say you need it and if you need it
Say yeah
Say yeah
We're gonna burn this damn place down
Down to the ground


Lyrics submitted by Boonechic_21

Rock of Ages Lyrics as written by Joseph Thomas Elliott Robert John Lange

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    No way I'm the first to comment on this song? Wicked. This is a great song, with Rick Allen's randomness at the beginning, which makes it different. I think this song's meaning is that Def Leppard are gonna keep "rocking thru the ages" so to speak, not stopping, and as the times move on Rock is gonna heat up, hence the burning, dynamite, pyromania (link to their album) references. It also talks about how Rock is guna crush ne and all opposition.

    The Undertaker 666on December 19, 2004   Link
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    i heard this song was about fear of clowns

    joehon July 27, 2005   Link
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    that "Gunter Gleeban Gloten Globen" part is weird! It used to freak me out when I was younger, like 4-5 lol

    thecallofktulu1993on June 19, 2006   Link
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    We Got the power, got the glory!

    TwistedSisteron September 16, 2006   Link
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    Listening to it right now, one of my favorite songs, the first time i heard it i listened to it about 20 more times in a row. I'm 16, and i'm pretty shy about what i like, especially music, because i like some random stuff, and no one i know listens to def leppard, unless their like me and haven't said anything, so i'm glad i finally get to say i love this song.

    paintgirl68on March 24, 2007   Link
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    callofktulu that intro gunter gleeban gloten globen was the producers way of counting in the band in a way different to the lame smacking the drum sticks together or counting 1, 2, 3, 4. heard it on an interview oh vh1 classic. def leppard rules this songs about rock and roll and how awesome it is :D

    madachupon July 04, 2007   Link
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    Definately one of the best Def Leppard songs. It's my personal favorite from the album.

    metalhead420on August 28, 2007   Link
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    seriously in the beginning why does Mutt say Gunter glieben glauchen globen? i mean does it have any relavance to the song? noooo lol but yea it is a true rock anthem. i mean listen to the words. "rock of ages STILL' A' ROLLIN'" thats saying ROCK 'N' ROLL IS HERE TO STAY AND THERE IS NOT A DAM THING YOU CAN DO ABOUT IT!

    jackXdrownon October 08, 2007   Link
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    The funniest part is the nonsense at the very beginning "gluben gleeben globben globin"

    Boonechic_21on June 13, 2008   Link
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    the intro 'Gunter glieben glauchen globen' is also the intro to Pretty Fly (For A White Guy) by the Offspring. it's always confused me, but i like it :)

    this song does rock. one of the first Def Leppard songs i heard, off my mum's greatest hits cd and really got me into them

    ebyrne288on July 27, 2008   Link

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