War Over Me

Songfacts®:

  • The F.E.A.R. album was recorded in Las Vegas as producers Kane and Kevin Churko couldn't make it to the band's home city of Sacramento. Vocalist Jacoby Shaddix was nervous about spending time in Sin City as he was trying to maintain a clean and sober lifestyle, but was eventually strengthened by the experience. This was one of the songs the band wrote in the process.
  • Jacoby Shaddix explained the song's lyrical content to Artist Direct: "I had to go there (Las Vegas) with my armor and protection. I was standing in the middle of the good and the bad and sin and salvation. Those elements were tugging at me."

    "Truly, Vegas was the perfect place for me to make this record because it really strengthened me. If I could go out on the road and keep my life together and stay on the right track here in Vegas and enjoy myself, that's it. It's a war out there in this crazy ass world."
  • Speaking about the song in a live Google+ Hangout session Jacoby Shaddix described this as a "dope track." He added: "I mean, seriously, just big chorus, rad lyrics, great riffs… good drums on it. And it's very adventurous, man. The production that we're getting from the Churkos, it's, like… it's cool, man."

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