"Ride Across the River" first appeared as the sixth track on the band's 1985 multi-platinum selling album Brothers in Arms. It is very different from the band's other works, with Latino-style beats and flutes. The lyrics are about wars (or the same war) described by two opposing views: one follows guerrilla members and the other follows mercenary warfare.
At 6 minutes and 58 seconds, "Ride Across the River" is the fourth longest song on the album. The song opened the… read more