I was born long ago
I am the chosen, I'm the one
I have come to save the day
And I won't leave until I'm done

So that's why you've got to try
You got to breathe and have some fun
Though I'm not paid, I play this game
And I won't stop until I'm done

But what I really want to know is
Are you gonna go my way?
And I got to, got to know

I don't know why we always cry
This we must leave and get undone
We must engage and rearrange
And turn this planet back to one

So tell me why we got to die
And kill each other one by one
We've got to hug and rub-a-dub
We've got to dance and be in love

(But what I really want to know is)
Are you gonna go my way?
And I got to, got to know

Are you gonna go my way?
'Cause, baby, I got to know
Yeah


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Are You Gonna Go My Way Lyrics as written by Craig David Ross, Lenny Kravitz

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    he's here to deliver a message of peace...and wants to know if you're gonna his way/.....meaning ending violence and stuff......his way is peace

    jonzeppelinon May 25, 2002   Link
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    blind rockstar, i know what your saying, i kinda felt the same way at one stage, but lenny, is also a very talented musician.... so no, it's definately not a bad thing.... this song rox

    Schr4nzon June 27, 2003   Link
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    I heard it's about religion too. I like the way he wrote it though because it doesn't have a preaching kind of tone and can be taken anyway. Works well for someone who's not Christian like myself. Gotta love Lenny!

    maski2002on July 02, 2003   Link
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    Finally. (Well, 11 years ago, but regardless.)

    Someone has the presence of mind to write a song about Jesus that truly preaches Jesus's message. All Christian music I have experienced is positive and uplifting, but I think this song is a purer Christian song, because it does not talk about Jesus excessively, instead it simply preaches Jesus's message throughout.

    suckmykisson June 30, 2004   Link
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    its a really good song, but im pretty sure its a knockoff/remake of voodoo chile/voodoo child (slight return) by hendrix. i too used to hate the fact that he was so much like hendrix, but think, 40 years from now people make look back at lenny as being the 2nd hendrix, ya never know!

    mikelb7on September 19, 2004   Link
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    I dont think Lenny copys Jimmy Hendrix. Hes just being himself. I heard in an interview that the inspiration for his clothes, was from his moms wardrope lol. Quote~feemale energy, is hipper than male energy.

    starfaeryon March 23, 2005   Link
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    Yeah, he's not copying Hendrix for god's sake. Pretty cool song and the references to Jesus are obvious. Good for him. Noone should be knocking Jesus OR Kravitz for that matter :-p

    a1kemion February 05, 2006   Link
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    well im not to sure about him not ripping off hendrix, i mean kravitz rocks and its pretty obvious to see that he was inspired by hendrix, if u were in the know ud know by now that he was to play hendrix in a biography movie

    slash2005on February 28, 2006   Link
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    well im not to sure about him not ripping off hendrix, i mean kravitz rocks and its pretty obvious to see that he was inspired by hendrix, if u were in the know ud know by now that he was to play hendrix in a biography movie

    slash2005on February 28, 2006   Link
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    I don't really care about the meaning or the lyrics. This song just makes me feel so sexy.

    kykilaon June 20, 2006   Link

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