Song Details More songs by Kansas
Dust In The Wind
Kansas 1977 Point Of Know Return LP

I close my eyes
Only for a moment
And the moment`s gone

All my dreams
Pass before my eyes
A curiosity

Dust in the wind
All they are is
Dust in the wind

Peak Chart Position
  • peaked at No. 6 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1978
  • peaked at No. 6 on the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart in 1978
  • RIAA certified Gold record, RIAA certified Digital Gold
  • the biggest hit for single for Kansas
  • from Kansas' fifth studio album, Point of Know Return (1977)
  • written by Kerry Livgren
  • the guitar line heard in "Dust in the Wind" was written by Kerry Livgren and was the result of a finger exercise he did while learning to fingerpick on the guitar
  • produced by Jeff Glixman
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