A Trophy Father's Trophy Son

Album: Let's Cheers to This (2011)

Songfacts®:

  • When Kellin Quinn was young his father walked out on his family. Now the Sleeping with Sirens vocalist is a father to his own child and stepfather to his wife's two children from a previous relationships. So, although this isn't a song specifically about Kellin's own childhood, when he wrote about a father walking out on his children, he knew how it felt. He explained to Kerrang! magazine: "When you have to watch someone else – especially a child – go through the same disappointments you went through, it's tough. It opened up a lot of feelings I haven't felt in the long time and I really wanted to write about it. I really wanted to write something real."

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