Had Enough

Album: Smoke & Mirrors (2010)

Songfacts®:

  • On this track Lifehouse vocalist and principal songwriter Jason Wade is assisted in his writing duties by Chris Daughtry and Richard Marx. Wade explained to Billboard magazine: "I just felt it was necessary to get a different vantage point. I've been writing songs since I was 15, and usually I use my own personal experiences and life situations as kind of a canvas, and there are certain times where there's not a lot of turbulence in your life. I felt like I needed to get inspiration elsewhere."
  • Chris Daughtry also sings backing vocals on this track.
  • Wade expanded on this collaboration with Chris Daughtry, whom he met and became friends with on the road: "I haven't done much co-writing in the past and I'm a bit leery of it," he admitted. "You can end up with a song that is not good and just wish you had that day of your life back (laughs) however, I went over to Chris's place in LA and within an hour we had 'Had Enough.'"

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