Roll to the Middle

Album: The Other Side Of Something (2004)


  • This is a track from American Contemporary Christian singer-songwriter Sara Groves' album, The Other Side Of Something.
  • The song was inspired by a huge argument that Sara had with her husband, Troy. She told Christianity Today magazine: "It's about a couple in bed with their backs to each other after a massive fight—one of our biggest. And I wrote that 10 minutes after the fight. I was so angry, but he was leaving for Africa the next day, so I knew that reconciliation had to happen. So I went and wrote 'Roll to the Middle' freshly out of that place. The album was already done, but Troy insisted that song be on the album."


Be the first to comment...

Editor's Picks

Concert DisastersFact or Fiction

Ozzy biting a dove? Alice Cooper causing mayhem with a chicken? Creed so bad they were sued? See if you can spot the real concert mishaps.

Trans Soul Rebels: Songs About TransgenderismSong Writing

A history of songs dealing with transgender issues, featuring Pink Floyd, David Bowie, Morrissey and Green Day.

History Of RockSong Writing

An interview with Dr. John Covach, music professor at the University of Rochester whose free online courses have become wildly popular.

Penny Ford of Snap!Songwriter Interviews

The original voice of Snap!, this story is filled with angry drag queens, video impersonators and Chaka Khan.

Women Who RockSong Writing

Evelyn McDonnell, editor of the book Women Who Rock, on why the Supremes are just as important as Bob Dylan.

Steven Tyler of AerosmithSongwriter Interviews

Tyler talks about his true love: songwriting. How he identifies the beauty in a melody and turns sorrow into art.