Something to Die For

Album: Coming to Terms (2009)
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  • Chad Wolf is the lead singer and principal songwriter of the Swedish-American pop/rock band, Carolina Liar. He explained in publicity materials that this song is about passion. Said Wolf: "You know what you're living for, but what is it you'll die for? Why is it so important for you to have coffee every day, would you die for that cup of coffee? It's one of the prevailing themes on this record – where's the passion?"
  • Wolf told Sound Screen: "My songs all come from real stories. They're all co-written, so I'll write the stories and we'll bring in a co-writer to nail it down." He added that this song "was co-written by Peter Svensson from The Cardigans. It took us two weeks to write the song, line-by-line, wanting to make sure that the lyrics were really something we could believe in years later. I always wonder how The Who feel now singing that line 'I hope I die before I get old'."

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