Top 100 Most Inspiring Songs: Songs 20-11
Eye of the Tiger - Survivor
The song was written at the request of actor Sylvester Stallone, after he was denied the permission to use Queen’s “Another One Bites the Dust” for the Rocky III movie. The song embodies survival and encourages everyone to never give up your fight no matter what obstacles are presented. “It’s the eye of the tiger It’s the thrill of the fight Risin’ up to the challenge Of our rival And the last known survivor.” These lyrics embody the will to keep fighting and to never let things get in your way of achieving a goal. The song will forever live as an iconic song for the Rocky series; moreover for anyone who is willing to overcome any obstacles that they face.