Five for Fighting
January 7, 1965 in Los Angeles
Los Angeles, United States
Five for Fighting is the stage name of U.S. singer-songwriter John Ondrasik. His latest work being 2013's 'Bookmarks', his breakout into international success came with his 2000 album 'America Town', which went platinum in the U.S. due to the widespread acclaim of his song "Superman (It's Not Easy)" in late 2001. His 2004 album 'The Battle For Everything' has also enjoyed considerable chart success in the U.S. Ondrasikhas released a DualDisc of his 2004 album as well, with has one side containing 'The Battle For Everything' in its entirety and the other side being a DVD containing bonus footage and the "100 Years" music video.
Thoughts on Songs with Five for Fighting
2 years ago
I don't know if my interpretation is correct, but it gives me the impression that the singer's girl died (not in real life, but in the song), and he's simply watching life go by; with that one symphony reminding him of her, and filling him with that one melancholic feeling. He wants it to end, but at the same time, he desires to have more time. Such contradictory can only leave him to observe, again, as life goes by. As his memories go by...