A Small Victory

Album: Angel Dust (1992)
Charted: 29
  • Frontman Mike Patton was born and raised in Eureka, California. His father, Pat Patton was a PE teacher at high school there and this song reveals how the vocalist has inherited his dad's competitive streak. He explained: "My dad was a coach, so I grew up and I always wanted to win. And well, I found out that I just can't win every game... darn it." (Source Faith No More FAQ)

Comments

Be the first to comment...

CommercialsFact or Fiction

Was "Ring Of Fire" really used to sell hemorrhoid cream?

Dean Friedman - "Ariel"They're Playing My Song

Dean's saga began with "Ariel," a song about falling in love with a Jewish girl from New Jersey.

Stephen Christian of AnberlinSongwriter Interviews

The lead singer/lyricist for Anberlin breaks down "Impossible" and covers some tracks from their 2012 album Vital.

Guy ClarkSongwriter Interviews

Vince Gill, Emmylou Harris and Lyle Lovett are just a few of the artists who have looked to Clark for insightful, intelligent songs.

Marc Campbell - "88 Lines About 44 Women"They're Playing My Song

The Nails lead singer Marc Campbell talks about those 44 women he sings about over a stock Casio keyboard track. He's married to one of them now - you might be surprised which.

Ron and Russell Mael of SparksSongwriter Interviews

The men of Sparks on their album Hippopotamus, and how Morrissey handled it when they suggested he lighten up.