The Battle for Everything

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The Battle for Everything
Studio album by Five for Fighting
Released February 3, 2004
Genre Soft rock, Adult contemporary
Label Aware Records/Columbia Records
Producer Five For Fightning
Gregg Wattenberg
Bill Bottrell
Five for Fighting chronology
America Town
(2000)
The Battle for Everything
(2004)
Two Lights
(2006)
Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic (47/100) [1]
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [2]
Alternative Addiction 4/5 stars [3]
Billboard (favorable) [4]
Blender 1/5 stars [1]
Common Sense Media 4/5 stars [5]
Entertainment Weekly C+ [6]
Melodic.net 3/5 stars [7]
People 3.5/4 stars [8]
PopMatters 4/10 stars [1][9]
Rolling Stone 2/5 stars [10]
USA Today 2/4 stars [11]

The Battle for Everything is a 2004 album from United States singer-songwriter Five for Fighting, the stage name of John Ondrasik.

Making of the album[edit]

Five for Fighting had achieved a hit record with "Superman (It's Not Easy)" in 2001 leading to his America Town album going platinum. For the follow-up, Ondrasik went into the studio with producer Bill Bottrell, best known for his work with Sheryl Crow, in 2003. The Battle for Everything was released on February 3, 2004.

Chart success[edit]

The Battle for Everything debuted at No. 20 on the Billboard 200 album chart in February 2004. Its first single "100 Years" was another top 40 hit on the Billboard Hot 100. The album was certified Gold in the USA in 2004 and Platinum in 2009.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "NYC Weather Report" – 4:53
  2. "The Devil in the Wishing Well" – 3:31
  3. "If God Made You" – 4:17
  4. "100 Years" – 4:05 (feat. string arrangements by David Campbell)
  5. "Angels & Girlfriends" – 3:29
  6. "Dying" – 3:18 (feat. string arrangements by David Campbell)
  7. "Infidel" – 3:33
  8. "Disneyland" – 3:53
  9. "Maybe I" – 4:30
  10. "The Taste" – 3:10
  11. "One More for Love" – 4:13
  12. "Nobody" – 5:10

Bonus Disc[edit]

  1. "Silent Night" – 3:42
  2. "Superman (It's Not Easy)" [Acoustic] – 3:43
  3. "Something About You" – 4:01
  4. "Sister Sunshine" – 2:58
  5. "2 + 2 Makes Five" – 2:41

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