Break The Spell

Album: Break The Spell (2011)
  • songfacts ®
  • Artistfacts ®
  • Lyrics
  • The title track of Daughtry's third studio album finds frontman Chris Daughtry singing about how he got serious with a girl called Deanna. They ended up getting married on November 11, 2000 and she is now the mother of his three kids plus a stepdaughter from her earlier marriage. "When I was dating my wife, it wasn't something I was looking for," Daughtry told Jam! Music: "I had just gotten out of a long relationship, I was not wanting anything, and then you get sucked into this and you're like, 'I can't break free of it.' And so I kind of went back to a lot of that on writing this record. We've been married 11 years now. Reflecting on those times, it's all new, and you're all smitten, and it's these exaggerated feelings of maybe it's not reality, maybe it's so new that you can't see past that. And a lot of that stuff went into this record."
  • Chris Daughtry penned the song with American songwriter and producer Dave Bassett, whose other credits include Javier Colon's "Stitch By Stitch," which was the winner's song of the first ever American series of The Voice.
Please sign in or register to post comments.

Comments

Be the first to comment...

Janis IanSongwriter Interviews

One of the first successful female singer-songwriters, Janis had her first hit in 1967 at age 15.

Jethro TullFact or Fiction

Stage urinals, flute devices, and the real Aqualung in this Fact or Fiction.

Rickie Lee JonesSongwriter Interviews

Rickie Lee Jones on songwriting, social media, and how she's handling Trump.

Graham ParkerSongwriter Interviews

When Judd Apatow needed under-appreciated rockers for his Knocked Up sequel, he immediately thought of Parker, who just happened to be getting his band The Rumour back together.

Who's Johnny, And Why Does He Show Up In So Many SongsSong Writing

For songwriters, Johnny represents the American man. He has been angry, cool, magic, a rebel and, of course, marching home.

George ClintonSongwriter Interviews

When you free your mind, your ass may follow, but you have to make sure someone else doesn't program it while it's wide open.