Message Of Love
One More
When You Love A Woman
If He Should Break Your Heart
Forever In Blue
Castles Burning
Don't Be Down On Me Baby
Still She Cries
Colors of The Spirit
When I Think Of You
Easy To Fall
Can't Tame The Lion
It's Just The Rain
Trial By Fire
Baby I'm Leaving You
I Can See It In Your Eyes (Japan Only)

Title: TRIAL BY FIRE
Artist: JOURNEY
Release: OCTOBER 1996
Label: SONY MUSIC
Publishers: Love Batch Music
Fingers of Joy Music
So Much Music (Yagoo Muffin Music)
Copyright: © 1996 Sony Music Entertainment Inc.
Trial By Fire
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MESSAGE OF LOVE
(Steve Perry, Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain, John Bettis)
I, walk alone in the dark, without you
And deep, in the shadows I run, without you
And here, here I stand, the king of fools
Now Love's here, where are you

Baby can you hear me
Can you hear me callin'
Baby can you hear my
Message of love
Baby can you hear me
Can you hear me callin',
Baby can you hear my
Message of love

Why, have I waited so long to be there...for you
Now, now I'm ready to give everything...to you
Now love's here, where are you

Baby can you hear me callin',
Baby you hear my
Message of love
Baby can you hear me
Can you hear me callin',
Baby can you hear my
Message of love

I hear...but I never listen
I see...and still I'm blind
All alone...lost in the silence, I'm dyin'

Baby can you hear me
Can you hear me callin',
Baby can you hear my
Message of love
Baby can you hear me
Can you hear me callin',
Baby can you hear my
Message of love

Message...do you, do you. do you hear me
Do you hear my message
Baby can you hear me callin', callin'
do you, do you hear me

ONE MORE
(Steve Perry, Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain)
Wicked prophets kill... speaking his name
In the glory of an innocent age
A king is born to a house filled with rage
One man's fear is another man's truth, one fear

The blind suffer at the hands of sin
Lines are drawn where the boundaries begin
Ten thousand broken, by the madness within
Broken

One more, cry in the night... one more
One more, war left to fight ...one more
One life, cut down by fire
Once child's, angry desire... one more

Hearts of stone, pride without shame
Wicked prophets, kill while speaking his name
As the heavens, fall from the sky
Fallin'

Brother to brother, blood on their hands
Desolation in the kingdom of man
Holy vengeance is the justice of hell
Mercy, mercy

One more, cry in the night... one more
One more, war left to fight ...one more
One life, cut down by fire
Once child's, angry desire... one more

Wings of fire... drums of thunder
No more, no more
One more, cry in the night... one more
One more was, was left to fight... one more

One life, cut down by fire
One child's angry desire... one more
One more, one

WHEN YOU LOVE A WOMAN
(Steve Perry, Jonathan Cain, Neal Schon)
In my life I see where I've been
I said that I'd never fall again
Within myself I was wrong
My searchin' ain't over...over

I know that
When you love a woman
You know she's standin' by your side
A joy that lasts forever
There's a band of gold that shines,  waiting somewhere...oh yeah
If I can't believe that someone is true
To fall in love is so hard to do
I hope and pray tonight
Somewhere you're thinkin' of me girl
Yes I know...I know that

When you love a woman
You know she's standin' by your side
A joy that lasts forever
There's a band of gold that shines waiting somewhere...oh yeah

It's enough to make you cry
When you see her walkin' by
And you look into her eyes

When you love a woman
You see your world inside her eyes
When you love a woman
Well you know she's standin' by your side
A joy that lasts forever
There's a band of gold that shines

When you love a woman...
When you love, love, love, love
When you love a woman
You see your world inside her eyes

IF HE SHOULD BREAK YOUR HEART
(Steve Perry, Jonathan Cain, Neal Schon)
Please be wrong
Please don't tell me it's really you
Tell me eyes... tell my heart what I'm goin' through
I believed, I believed I was over you

If he should break your heart
I'll always know where you are
If you should fall... apart
I'll be there, I'll be around
If he should break... your heart
I'll be there

Is this right
I don't care I'm alone with you
Here we are, once again you've got someone new
Lonely hands, please don't do what you wanna do

If he should break your heart
I'll always know where you are
If you should fall... apart
I'll be there, I'll be around

If he should break... your heart
From my soul I say... good-bye yesterday
One more night alone, without the touch... of you
Then I start to break... is it my mistake
Tell me am I wrong... for holdin' on... to you

If he should break your heart
I'll always know where you are
If you should fall... apart
I'll be there, I'll be around

If he should break you heart, I'll be there
If he should break your, if he should break your
If he should break your heart
I'll be there, I'll be around

FOREVER IN BLUE
(Steve Perry, Jonathan Cain, Neal Schon)
When she walked into the room
I felt her move me
I saw her eyes
They went right through me
Just one look I was forever in blue

In a spell of her embrace
Just for a moment
I was the one, caught in the moment
I knew, yes, right then I knew
Two hearts, reach for each other
Once chance, she's like no other
I'm lost, lost in the dream of you
'Cause it's true oh
I'm forever, forever in blue

In a fantasy of my anticipation
I knew there was no consolation
I knew, oh I knew

And on the night she told me that
She had another
I was broken by the truth
I discovered, I knew oh I knew

Two hearts, reach for each other
Once chance, she's like no other
I'm lost, lost in the dream of you
'Cause it's true oh
I'm forever, forever in blue... in blue

Believe me girl, I tried not to call
But here I am once again, yes once again
Beside you, with my hands on the wall

Two hearts, reach for each other
Once chance, she's like no other
I'm lost, lost in the dream of you
Those two hearts, reach for each other
Once chance, she's like no other
I'm lost, lost in the dream of you
'Cause it's true oh
I'm forever, forever in blue

CASTLES BURNING
(Steve Perry, Jonathan Cain, Neal Schon)
Jimmy wanted her the moment that she stumbled his way
With a cocktail in her hand, she knew how she'd win the game
There were beautiful in all the right places
She keeps her rendezvous with soap opera faces
She started rumours that were driving him crazy
He couldn't stop the things they'd say

And they live for passion, love and pain
In a rage of jealousy and fame
And they watch their dreams go up on flames

Castles burning... in the dead of night
Castles burning... in the dead of night
Wo... burnin'...

In the kingdom of pretenders love is not what it seems
Jimmy cried and then he punished her
No one heard her scream
On the outside, it's all crimson and clover
On the inside, they know it's over

And the band of lawyers that steal the show
As they watch their world go up in smoke

Castles burning... in the dead of night
Castles burning... in the dead of night
Wo... burnin'... burnin'... burnin'... burnin'...

(Spoken words)
When we return a story of a 5 alarm fire
Late last night in the prestigious Hollywood hills
Where one of the most controversial marriages in the
Entertainment industry went up in smoke, arson is suspected
It is still under investigation...

You know I love you, you know you're my girl,
I'd never hurt you... no

Castles burning... in the dead of night
Castles burning... in the dead of night
Burnin'... burnin'

All is fair in love and war, but war is hell...
In the heart of the night, in the middle of the big bad city

DON'T BE DOWN ON ME BABY
(Steve Perry, Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain)
I don't know why, there's an open flame
Burnin' in the game, it's me you blame
I can't deny, it was a crime
If you would let me try, maybe you'd change your mind

Don't be down on me baby
Down on me girl
I get lost sometimes
In my crazy world

Those little things, you say I do
Well they might be true
Tell me what good does it do...
When things go wrong, I'm the first you blame
I try another way, still someone's gotta pay

Don't be down on me baby
Down on me girl
I get lost sometimes
In my crazy world

Don't be down on me baby
'Cause I love you
'Cause I need you

STILL SHE CRIES
(Steve Perry, Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain)
Tears that she kept from me
Somewhere there's broken dreams
Where love once used to be

All in a memory
With time we are forgiven
In time we will forget

I hear her voice in the night
Cries of joy
We were good... good...good...
I still recall how we'd touch, how we'd fall
We were good... good... good...

Tears that she kept from me
Someone she used to be
Forever yours then suddenly
One kiss she can't remember

I wish I could forget
I hear her voice in the night, cries of joy
We were good... good... good...
I still recall how we'd touch, how we'd fall
We were good... good...good...

Still she cries
Somewhere... still she cries
No one knows when lovers will walk away

I hear her voice, in the night
Cries of joy...
We were good... good... good...

All in a memory
Where our love once used to be
Good... good...

COLORS OF THE SPIRIT
(Steve Perry, Jonathan Cain, Neal Schon, John Bettis)
We are one, we are one

Distant rhythm in a troubled sky
Angry clouds divide the sun
Feels like thunder and so do I
Bloody silence has begun
Flying like a wounded dove

Tomorrow comes undone
Surrender don't come easily
We try to get over... over
Falling together... together

Many colors of the spirit
Many lives below the sun
We are colors of the spirit
We are many... we are one

Ask the question - what's goin' on
Why raging children run
Where's the father's legacy
Where's the harvest of the son
Close your eyes and tell me what you see
I see the same thing... same thing

Many colors of the spirit
Many lives below the sun
We are colors of the spirit
We are many... we are one
No, surrender don't come easily
We try to get over... over

Many colors of the spirit
Many lives below the sun
We are colors of the spirit
We are many... we are one
We are many... we are one

WHEN I THINK OF YOU
(Steve Perry, Jonathan Cain)
Magic... moments
There're the things I will remember
Where's the time we spent together... laughing
Then you walk into my dream... dear

And I see your face
Young and so free, smiling at me
So long since I've... had you near

Now you've come back again
Where the love never ends
And you're right here
When I think of you

When I... need you, I just close my eyes
And you're... here
Right beside me when I'm lost in... shadows
Of the memories of you... oh my dear

And I see your face
Young and so free, smiling at me
In you eyes I walk without fear
We're together again
Wheree the love never ends
'Cause you're right here
When I think of you

Hold on... just for a while
Hold on... hold on

I try to forget the night that you left
It's all so unreal, with you gone
I can dream once again...
Where the love never ends
'Cause you're right here
When I think of you
When I think of you
When I think of you

EASY TO FALL
(Steve Perry, Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain)
In the morning, sunlight shining
The face in the mirror knows the crime
Voices cry from the darkness
A broken promise one more time

You say you believe in love
And still you run
You only believe in God when you come undone

So here you are
You brought everything on yourself
So easy to fall
When you're all alone by yourself

He said he's tried everything he could
A fool's illusion one more lie
There'll be demons waitin' in the shadows of a concrete world
Tears are runnin' tonight

You say you believe in love
And still you run
You only believe in God when you come undone

So here you are
You brought everything on yourself
So easy to fall, (easy to fall)
When you're all alone by yourself

Words unspoken
The words unspoken
The words unspoken
The words unspoken

CAN'T TAME THE LION
(Steve Perry, Jonathan Cain, Neal Schon)
In the midst of a dream I swear I saw you... standing there
In a sea of emotion with faithful devotion... you were there
In heat of the night under the streetlights... once again
At the edge of the fire for the love of the jungle...
Again and again, oh yeah

They can't tame the lion
Can't tame the lion
They can't tame the lion

One night in Detroit, yes I swear I saw you... standing there
In a summer of dreams down by the river... you were there
I remember... it's all so clear
In the midst of a dream, yes I swear I saw you... standing there

They can't tame the lion
Can't tame the lion
They can't tame the lion

In the midst of a dream I swear I saw you... standing there
In a sea of emotion with faithful devotion... you were there
I remember... it's all so clear
In the embers of reckless years

In the midst of a dream I swear I saw you... standing there
They can't tame the lion
Can't tame the lion
They can't tame the lion
At the edge of the fire, for the love of the jungle
They can't tame the lion
Can't tame the lion
They can't tame the lion

IT'S JUST THE RAIN
(Steve Perry, Jonathan Cain)
Once in your life you love
Once in your life you try
The one you're holdin'
Is the one that tears you... apart

Deep in her arms you lie
Deep in the night her eyes
Tell your secrets
To the one you try to deny

Touch me, touch me crazy
How your kiss betrays me
It's not the love, it's just the rain
Two broken hearts
But not in vain...
It's not the love, it's just the rain
Inside you keep on lyin'
Inside your soul is dyin'
You still can't hold back
Still you can't say good-bye
Touch me, touch me crazy
How your kiss betrays me
It's not the love, it's just the rain

Two broken hearts
But not in vain...
No reasons why, no one's to blame
It's not the love, it's just the rain
It's just the rain, It's just the rain,
It's just the rain, It's just the rain
Falling, falling, falling
It's just the rain

TRIAL BY FIRE
(Steve Perry, Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain)
Treasures in the jars of clay
Let the light shine out of darkness
Fallen down but not destroyed
It's just another trial by fire

In my song I'll send a prayer
Do you know me, do you hear me
Where the will to face this shame
It's just another trial by fire

Hello Mr. Moon
Can I have some time with you
Trouble keep me runnin'...
You can see it comin'...
I know who shines down on you

Hello Mr. Moon
I've come back to talk to you
All my life I'm runnin'...
From the love that's comin'...
Saving grace please pull me through

In my doubt I can't believe
Like a wave tossed where the wind blows
Tears of faith temper my soul
Just another trial by fire
Just another trial by fire

BABY I'M LEAVING YOU
(Steve Perry, Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain)
You know that my heart is true
And I never lie to you
We try each and everyday
Still there's something in the way

I like moonlight, simple things
Now you wanna diamond ring
I got news for you
Baby I'm leaving you

We both want a love that last
Girl you're moving way too fast
I live for your fantasy
A real love is what I need

You should be happy, tell your friends
This is where the movie ends
I got news for you
Baby I'm leaving you

Let me tell you girl
I hear what you say
I see what you're doing girl
I don't wanna play
We're living in two different worlds

Tell me girl it ain't true
The rumours that I hear about you
About all the boys you knew before
Who come and go right out your door

I like moonlight, simple things
Go out and get a diamond ring
I got news for you
Baby I'm leaving you, baby I'm leaving you

Gone
I got news for you

I CAN SEE IT IN YOUR EYES
Baby... too bad... I used to love you girl
I... don't care ... no more about your face
No you ... make me mad ... the way you cat around
With your lips, your legs
And all your sexy ways

Do you got another lover now
Do you think it's me you're foolin' now
No ...No...
Oh... I can see it in your eyes

Ever since you walked away
Said your last goodbye
Oh... I can see it in your eyes
All the damage has been done
No more alibis
Oh you... never hear
A single word I say
No you... turn away
Where do you disappear
Oh I've had enough
You need to get a life
It's all... so tired
I think I'm out of here

Do you got another lover now
Do you think it's me you're foolin' now
No...
And when you're alone remember why
You had never learned how to cry
No... no...
Oh... I can see it in your eyes
Ever since you walked away
Said your last goodbye
Oh... I can see it in your eyes
Ever since you walked away
Said your last goodbye
Oh... I can see it in your eyes
All the damage has been done
No more alibis
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We Wish To Thank The Following...
Columbia/SonyDonnie Ienner, Michele Anthony, Tommy Mottola, John Ingrassia, Tom Corson, Peter Fletcher, Will Botwin, David Coleman, Nancy Donald, Cheryl J. Myers, Jon Polk, Wendi Fletcher, Evelyn Burgueno and Chrisan Garrett-Lee Phillips, Bonnie, Phyllis, Jonathan - The SiteRichard Mithun, Katie Fox, Duane Aslaksen, And Partner - Skywalker Ranch...Bob Levy, Karen Harding, Skip Curley, Gretchen Elbert and Everyone at The Ranch - Greg Sudmeier And All Of The "Magical Strings of Love" - Wayne Ewing And His Film Crew - Carolina Bagnarol - Marc Fleisher - Bob Ludwig At Third Encore - Rosemary Rodd, Mark Haynes, Michael Bonanno at Leo's Pro Audio - Kevin Korecky at Pro Audio Rentals - Nigel and John at Pro Piano - Bill Stephans and Allen Rosen At Bananas At Large - Jerry And Everyone At Sound On Stage - The Project Primadonna Award - Mary Jo For Spanky's Fun House - Guy Charbonneau, Stef And Staff Of Le Mobile - Rob Jacobs - Mark Johnson at Meyers Sound Labs - Leesa Cody and Mike At Mclaughlin Coffee Company For The "Spirit Blend" - The Coffee Roaster of Sherman Oaks, Ca for "The Calhoun Blend" A.K.A. "The Love Batch" - All The Girls At Dimitri's / Alameda, Ca - Craig Paller at Electra Voice - Jeff and Brian at Cutting Edge - Geoff Farr - Roy Elkins at Ensonic - Gary Brower And The Gang at String Instrument Repair - Brad Strickland, Nick Bowcutt And John Teto From Marshall / Korg - Richard and David From Dean Markley Strings - Sean Beresford from Mesa Boogie - Lawrence "Rance" Mannion - David Weiderman at the Guitar Center Hollywood - Mike Gore - Tom Anderson Guitars - Paul Reed Smith - John Hernandez And Scott Summers At Roland - Aspen and Rick at Groove Tubes - Michael at Oberheim - Kim Flint At G-Wiz Labs - Merl Saunders, Jr. - Tim O'connor - Dave Verducci - Mike Perez at Nady Systems - David Cowels at Chs Strings

Steve Perry Would Like To Thank...
The G.O.M. Group of Southern California and it's Northern California equivalent who know who and what they are, Marvin Gaye, The Pohlenz Family, The Walden Family, Noodles, The L.B.5, Sam Cooke, Robin and Royce, Perry Oretsky, Marion, Carol, Joel Ewing, Jason Becker, Every band I've ever been in, Holland Dozier Holland, radio, my very fast Portuguese love machine, my Benz, my bike, my family.

P.S. The Promise Continues

Neal Schon Would Like To Thank...
My family for their love and support...my wife Dina and my children Miles, Elizabeth and Sarah, Mom and Les, my Dad, and of course "Max."

Jonathan Cain Would Like To Thank...
My wife Elizabeth, my Children: Madison, Liza and Weston, Amy and Barb Fullerton for their love and support and for allowing me to sleep at night while making this record.  Also to Doc Shaffer for the many tweaks and Gary Cirimelli for doing his Mac thing. "Long Live The Whale!"

Ross Valory Would Like To Thank...
Achieving success twice (let alone once) in a musical career is truly a great and rare blessing.  It would be difficult here to credit and thank all of those who have helped me bring about this success.  I thank my loyal and loving wife Mary, our large and ever-supportive family and my good friends George, Steve, Mark, Ted, Paul, "Fango," and Bud for carrying the torch.  I thank Tim Jorstad and Nancy Page for their professional excellence and patience.  John Prock and Mark Emberton for the David Eden Electonics endorsement, and Master Steven White for being my guru of guitar physics.

Steve Smith Would Like To Thank...
Diane Kiernan Palmarini for your infinite love, Susan, Ian and Lizzie Smith for your love and support.  Lee Stein for your guidance and inspiration.  Freddie Gruber for your direction.  All my friends at Zildjian: Armand, Debbie and Cragie Zildjian.  Lennie Di Muzio, Colin Schofield and John De Christopher, Sonor: John Dyke, Buz King, Ian Croft and Oliver Link.  Vic Firth, Vic, Kelly and Tracy Firth, Remo: Steve Ettleson, Dw: Don Lombardi.