6 pages | PDF | 1.7 MBGo West Young Man is a song by Michael W. Smith and Wayne Kirkpatrick. The song is composed by Words by Wayne Kirkpatrick and Music by Michael W. Smith. It is in the key of A♭ major and F minor and has 66 measures. The song is about the call to go out and explore the world and to create an adventure for yourself. It speaks of the spirit of adventure and the need to take risks and to challenge yourself. The lyrics are filled with hope and determination and offer encouragement to take the plunge and go out into the great unknown. The song ends with a feeling of inspiration, of hope and courage and of daring to go out and explore.