Overcome

Album: Full Circle (2009)
Charted: 73
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Songfacts®:

  • This was the first single released from Creed's first album in eight years, Full Circle. Creed had spilt in 2004 and it was lead singer Scott Stapp who made the initial push for the band to get back together. After reuniting, they recorded the album in Nashville during June and July 2009. Stapp told People Magazine that it was awesome to see all the guys in one room again. "I said, 'I love you and if I've ever caused you any pain in your life forgive me.' And they said the same things right back."
  • The song received its first play on August 18, 2009 at 5:13 p.m. PST on the San Bernardino, California alternative rock station KCXX.
  • The song's music video was shot at Creed's August 18, 2009 concert at the Comcast Center in Mansfield, Massachusetts.
  • We don't have many wolf-related facts on this site, but here's one: According to a January 20, 2011 news report on Norwegian TV channel TV 2, 13-year-old Walter Eikrem, who lives in the southern Norwegian town of Rakkestad, was walking home from school when four wolves appeared on the path ahead of him. Eikrem was listening to "Overcome" through his mobile phone and decided he'd try and utilize Creed's music to scare the wolves away. He reportedly removed his headphones and turned the volume up to maximum, and yelled as loud as he could while flailing his arms about wildly to scare off the pack. Eikrem said that when the wolves heard the music blasted at them they "didn't really get scared, they just turned around and simply trotted away."

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