Conviction Of The Heart

Album: Leap Of Faith (1991)
Charted: 67

Songfacts®:

  • Al Gore called this the "unofficial anthem of the environmental movement" when Loggins performed it on Earth Day in 1995 at The National Mall in Washington, D.C. The song has become one of Kenny Loggins' signature tunes.
  • This was co-written by Loggins' then guitarist Guy Thomas, who got the idea when he was driving to Los Angeles and saw a toxic wastefill. He was reminded of the line from the movie Network: "I'm as mad as hell and I'm not gonna take it anymore," and he decided to take action, as he was upset about what was going on in the environment.
  • Loggins later included the song on a TV special called This Island Earth. The title song won an Emmy and was included on his The Unimaginable Life album based on the memoir he and his second wife Julia had written. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Sara - Silver Spring, MD, for above 3

Comments: 1

  • Sara from Silver Spring, MdKenny's guitarist Guy Thomas who co wrote the song filed suit against Garth Brooks claiming it sounded like one of his songs...
    The girl in the opening of the song is Kenny Loggins' daughter Isabella and the interlude before the guitar vamp begins is by New Age composer Mark Isham. It was also used at one of John Denver's Windstar Concerts in 1995 where Bella Loggins once again did the opening lines.
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