Give It All
|"Give It All"|
|Single by Rise Against|
|from the album Siren Song of the Counter Culture|
April 2004 (Rock Against Bush)November 2004 (Siren Song of the Counter Culture)
|Recorded||Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada|
|Writer(s)||Tim McIlrath, Joe Principe, Brandon Barnes, Todd Mohney|
|Rise Against singles chronology|
"Give It All" is a song by American punk rock band Rise Against, the first version was released on the Rock Against Bush, Vol. 1 compilation and then re-mastered and released as the first single from their third album, Siren Song of the Counter Culture. It is a fast paced song with a slower, chant-along bridge, with all running at two minutes and fifty seconds. It reached a peak position of number thirty-seven on the Billboard Hot Modern Rock Tracks chart.
The video, directed by James Cox and produced by Justin Cronkite, features the band playing in a Chicago Transit Authority 'L' train with a small mosh pit, and shots of a group of office workers sneaking out at night doing various activities. They include swapping a video of soldiers in peacetime to soldiers in wartime, replacing a bumper sticker that reads "Four More Years" to "One More Month," drawing plastic surgery marks on a poster for a model, putting a sticker on a tiger cage at a zoo that reads, "I've spent my entire life trapped in a cage," and writing "42 grams of heart attack" on a McDonalds billboard advertising the Big Mac. In the end they dress into office clothes and go to work. Just before it ends, one of the office workers slaps the same sticker put on the tiger cage on the CEO's door.
Reference in a text Wikipedia
- Rise Against at Billboard