Ride the Wind (song)

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"Ride the Wind"
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Single by Poison
from the album Flesh and Blood
ReleasedJanuary 21, 1991
Recorded1990
Genre Glam metal
Length3:51
Label Capitol
Songwriter(s) Bret Michaels, Rikki Rockett, Bobby Dall, C.C. DeVille
Producer(s) Bruce Fairbairn
Poison singles chronology
"Something to Believe In"
(1990)
"Ride the Wind"
(1991)
"Life Goes On"
(1991)

"Ride the Wind" is a song by American glam metal band Poison. It was the third single from the group's 1990 studio album Flesh & Blood , released on Capitol.

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Background

The track is one of several that reflects ensemble's maturing songwriting of the time. It has been described as one of Poison's best songs. The lyrics are similar to those found in Western music. [1]

"Ride the Wind" reached number 25 on the mainstream rock charts and the 38 position on the Billboard Hot 100.

Music video

The music video for the song consists of footage from the Poison's Flesh & Blood tour. It features sequences of the band performing onstage, as well as backstage scenes and shots of the audiences (especially of female fans).

Albums

"Ride the Wind" appears on the following albums:

Charts

Chart (1991)Peak
position
Canada Top Singles (RPM) [2] 31
US Billboard Hot 100 [3] 38
US Mainstream Rock ( Billboard ) [4] 25

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References

  1. Flesh & Blood
  2. "RPM - Library and Archives Canada - RPM - Bibliothèque et Archives Canada". collectionscanada.gc.ca. Retrieved August 21, 2020.
  3. "Poison Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved August 21, 2020.
  4. "Poison Chart History (Mainstream Rock)". Billboard. Retrieved August 21, 2020.