Ride the Wind (song)

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"Ride the Wind"
Single by Poison
from the album Flesh and Blood
Released January 21, 1991
Recorded 1990
Genre Glam metal
Length 3:51
Label Capitol
Songwriter(s) Bret Michaels, Rikki Rockett, Bobby Dall, C.C. DeVille
Producer(s) Bruce Fairbairn
Poison singles chronology
"Something to Believe In"
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"Ride the Wind"
"Life Goes On"
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"Something to Believe In"
(September 4, 1990)
"Ride the Wind"
(January 21, 1991)
"Life Goes On"
(April 29, 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.


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.[2]

Music video[edit]

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).[3]


"Ride the Wind" appears on the following albums:

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1991–92) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 38
U.S. Billboard Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks 25


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