Ride Across the River Lyrics

Dire Straits


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Mark Knopfler
album: Track 6 in album Brothers in Arms
release date: 1985-5-14
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genres: Rock Blues
styles: Classic Rock/Country Rock/Blues Rock
length: 6:59
producer: Mark Knopfler and Neil Dorfsman
drums: Omar Hakim
vocal: Mark Knopfler
engineer: Neil Dorfsman
guitars: Mark Knopfler
bass: John Illsley
keyboard: Alan Clark and Guy E. Fletcher
assistant recorded by: Steve Jackson
composer: Mark Knopfler
lyricist: Mark Knopfler

Cover Art

Dire Straits Brothers in Arms cover art
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I'm a soldier of freedom in the army of man
We are the chosen, we're the partisan
The cause it is noble and the cause it is just
We are ready to pay with our lives if we must

Gonna ride across the river deep and wide
Ride across the river to the other side

I'm a soldier of fortune, I'm a dog of war
And we don't give a damn who the killing is for
It's the same old story with a different name
Death or glory, it's the killing game

Gonna ride across the river deep and wide
Ride across the river to the other side

Nothing gonna stop them as the day follows the night
Right becomes wrong, the left becomes the right
And they sing as they march with their flags unfurled
Today in the mountains, tomorrow the world

Gonna ride across the river deep and wide
Ride across the river to the other side


Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 So Far Away
  • 2 Money for Nothing
  • 3 Walk of Life
  • 4 Your Latest Trick
  • 5 Why Worry
  • 6 Ride Across the River
  • 7 The Man’s Too Strong
  • 8 One World
  • 9 Brothers in Arms