Full Circle

Album: Full Circle (2009)

Songfacts®:

  • This is the title track of American rock band Creed's fourth album. It was their first studio LP since 2001's Weathered.
  • After Creed spilt in 2004, it was vocalist Scott Stapp who made the initial push for the band to get back together. After reuniting, they recorded Full Circle in Nashville during June and July 2009. Billboard magazine commented to lead guitarist Mark Tremonti on how quickly the album seemed to come together after the band reunited. He replied: "We wrote it in five or six weeks, but truth be told, some of these ideas have been worked on for years. So it's not like all of this stuff is coming out of thin air. I know the third record Weathered was written quickly, and it was about the same time frame as this record. The first record, you have your whole life to write. The second record was a big whirlwind - I think we wrote that on tour whenever we could, sound checks, whatever. The bulk of the work is preparing beforehand."
  • The album title is about the band members coming "full circle" and deciding that a reunion was the best thing to do and this song addresses Creed's hiatus. Vocalist Scott Stapp described it to Rolling Stone as a "kind of an autobiographical song."

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