Victorious

Album: Death of a Bachelor (2015)
Charted: 89

Songfacts®:

  • Panic frontman Brendon Urie was inspired to write this song because of his lack of athletic skills. "I was never really great at sports. Never picked first for the team," he said. "But what I missed in that regard, I made up for in passion and intensity… That's truly victorious. Giving it your all when it's all you have. Giving 'em hell to get a taste of heaven."
  • Directed by Brandon Dermer, the video shows Brendon Urie portraying a boxer who gets dumped by his girlfriend. However, a string of successful events reward his positive, post-breakup behavior. "It's the little victories that make us badass af," the band tweeted by way of explanation.

    The clip features a cameo from MMA and kickboxing competitor Joe Schilling.
  • Brendon Urie recalled the recording of the track in a Genius attribution:

    "This song has a Sinatra-esque, Beyonce beat thing. It makes me want to tackle something. I wanted to have something to amp me up. It's about having that confidence and being like 'Yeah, I could be the greatest, I just have to push myself to do it.' I just kept chanting 'S-P-O-R-T-S' the whole time in the studio. It was fun."
  • Brendon Urie says that his impressive 10-second scream on the song was so taxing he almost passed out while recording it.

Comments: 1

  • Siahara Shyne Carter from United States@Branson Urie I Love Yooouuurrr Vooiiiceee You Rock !

    All his song is beautiful. Great Vocalist @Panic! at the Disco
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