War

Album: 13 Voices (2016)

Songfacts®:

  • This was released as the lead single from 13 Voices. Frontman Deryck Whibley explained the story behind the song:

    "I picked this song because of its importance to me. I feel this song literally saved my life. I was at my absolute lowest point of what seemed like a never ending recovery. I was at a tipping point where I could have easily just given up and went back to my old ways of alcohol abuse which would've ended up killing me, which at the time felt like a better option, when all of a sudden, in mid thought, these lyrics sort of appeared in my head and i grabbed a pencil and paper instead of a bottle and started writing.

    When I read it back to myself I realized I had written words that I would need to live up to if I wanted to survive. whenever I had any thoughts of giving up I would read these lyrics myself to remind me that I need to keep fighting harder and what it was exactly I was fighting for."

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