Review & Giveaway: Five for Fighting — My Blog Anniversary

five-for-fighting-album-coverI’m in a listening to music type of mood. I might be the last person on earth without an ipod. Thank goodness, I can listen to music on the computer or CD player. #notatechie 

I’m listening to an album right now. Want to know who it is? I’ll tell you it is a good one! Want a hint…or two? Here goes…

– the first track’s title — Slice — is a homage to American Pie

– the lead singer started a organization devoted to raising money for various charities when users view video clips provided by visitors to the site. Current views are over 3 million with approximately $300,000 donated!

– The group’s breakthrough came in 2001 with the Grammy Nominated song “Superman,” from the Platinum certified “America Town.”  The song was climbing the charts upon release, and when 9/11 happened, it became a song of healing for the nation. The group performed the song at a post 9/11 fundraiser The Concert for New York which paid tribute to all the firefighters, police officers, and paramedics affected by the events of 9/11. 

Can you guess who I am talking about? I’m talking about Five for Fighting! Click to learn more about Five for Fighting? Want to listen to a track?

Listening to “This Dance” — good piano.  “Timberline” reminds me of Bruce Hornsby. Pondering “Chances” by Five for Fighting — like the beat to this song. Do you remember the 80s film Chances Are with Cybil Shepherd and Robert Downey, Jr.? This song triggered that memory — You’re Welcome! 

Five for Fighting will be touring:

10-Nov — San Francisco, CA — Swedish American Hall            
11-Nov — Los Angeles, CA — Largo at the Coronet

GIVEAWAY: I have the Five for Fighting CD to giveaway to one of my readers! Leave one comment per entry. Enter now!

Tell me who you first saw in concert. My first concert was the B-52s in the 80s back at Franklin & Marshall College. The concert was every shade of awesome. I rocked to their songs even though I had barely heard any of the songs! The band’s performance was eye-opening to me a recent transplant from England — I had never attended a concert nor experienced anything like the B-52s. I’m embarassed to admit that I arrived at college with cassette tapes of Simon & Garfunkel, Wham, and Duran Duran, which I played on my Sony Walkman — this is an eclectic collection, no?

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I was provided with a downloadable copy of this CD by One2OneNetwork. Giveaway is open to U.S. residents only. Giveaway ends November 20 at 11:59 p.m.

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