Sound Of Surviving

Album: Every Mile Mattered (2017)
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  • Nichole Nordeman confronts her critics on this song, where she declares:

    Don't try to write my ending
    Nobody gets to sing my song

    This song is really about someone in the middle of a fight and not on the other side of it," she said in a Songfacts interview. "I think it's profoundly important to tell ourselves and God and each other, 'I'm still here. I'm still fighting.'"
  • Regarding the lines:

    These voices
    Inside my head like poison
    Trying to steal my hope
    Silencing my soul

    Nordeman said: "Sometimes the only voice trying to steal my hope and silencing my soul, is my own. I wanted this lyric to be defiant. To shake off the fear and the doubt and lean hard into how it sounds to be surviving something in real time. At the center of the battle."


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