I was standing on the corner, waiting for the light.
When a silver Eldorodo, pulled up on the right.
I was looking for adventure, I was looking for a ride.
And both of my prayers were answered when she motioned me inside.
She said, "Where you going, cowboy?"
I said, "Anywhere, but here!"
She looked me squarely in the eye,
And said, "Well have no fear.
I'll get you there in half the time. I love to fast.
She winked at me, the light turned green.
And the world went flying past.
She said, "Boy, I'm gonna give you the ride off your life.
We're only gonna do it once, but we're gonna do it right.
If you're into taking chances, you better hold on tight.
Cause I'm gonna give you the ride of your like.
We were screaming through the traffic, flying through the night.
I was thinking it was cool, passing everything in sight.
She took a right on Sunset, then a left on Canyon Drive.
And I began to wonder, if I'd make it back alive.
Like a demon had possessed her,
She kept picking up the pace.
My heart was beating faster,
And the blood drained from my face.
A death grip on the armrest, my knuckles turning white.
Why is it when you need a cop,
There's never one in sight?
Now my thirst for adventure, had long since disappeared.
And any thoughts of passion, were now overcome by fear.
I was praying through anther curve; when suddenly ahead,
I saw an intersection, and the light was turning red.
I was planning my escape, as she was gearing down.
When she came to a screeching halt, I jumped out and kissed the ground.
The light turned green, I heard her laugh, As she drove out of sight.
I realized just what she meant, and was she ever right.
The Ride Of Your Life Lyrics