At first I was afraid I'd be petrified
Kept thinking I would never live if you were in my sights
But then I asked the gods for help, stopped feeling sorry for myself
Got some shoes to fly,
So I'll hold my shield up high
But you can't see me,
And I won't see you
I'm not some helpless little victim to be tricked by you
Weren't you the one who tried to make me calcify
Do you think I'd crumble
Did you think I'd lay down and die?
Oh no, not I, I will survive
Oh, as long as I have the gods above, I know I'll stay alive
I've got all my life to live
And I've got all my love to give and I'll survive
I will survive, hey, hey
Who is the singer? And no, I don't mean Gloria Gaynor.
Partial credit (i.e. an upvote) if you get who the subject of the song is, but the answer I'm looking for is the singer.
Honestly the only reason I wrote this was because there was a great 'petrified' pun to be made here.