Love Alone Is Worth the Fight

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"Love Alone Is Worth the Fight"
Single by Switchfoot
from the album Fading West
Released September 17, 2013 (2013-09-17)
Length 4:35
Label Atlantic/Word
Writer(s) Jon Foreman
Switchfoot singles chronology
"Who We Are"
"Love Alone Is Worth the Fight"
"When We Come Alive"
Music video
Switchfoot – Love Alone Is Worth The Fight on YouTube

"Love Alone Is Worth the Fight" is a song by American alternative rock band Switchfoot, released on September 17, 2013 on the band's Fading West EP.[1] The song serves as one of two lead singles (alongside "Who We Are") from Switchfoot's ninth studio album Fading West, which was released on January 14, 2014.

Music video[edit]

A music video for "Love Alone Is Worth the Fight" was released on October 1, 2013.[2] It consists of scenes shot for the band's rock documentary film Fading West, directed by Matt Katsolis. They were filmed during Switchfoot’s 2012 World Tour, in locations such as the U.S., South Africa, Bali, Australia and New Zealand.[3][4]


The song has peaked at number 6 on the Billboard Christian Songs, number 12 on the Christian Rock, and at number 21 on the Hot Rock Songs charts.

Chart (2013) Peak
US Christian Songs (Billboard)[5] 6
US Christian Rock (Billboard)[6] 13
US Hot Rock Songs (Billboard)[7] 21


  1. ^ "Fading West - Single by Switchfoot". iTunes. Retrieved September 19, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Switchfoot -- Love Alone Is Worth The Fight [Official Video]". YouTube. October 1, 2013. Retrieved December 9, 2013. 
  3. ^ Graff, Gary (April 2, 2013). "Switchfoot to Share Surfing, Stage and Studio Footage in 'Fading West' Film". Billboard. Retrieved June 25, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Fading West Trailer + Press Release; New Switchfoot Website; Fall Tour Dates". Land of Broken Hearts. June 25, 2013. Retrieved June 25, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Switchfoot – Chart history" Billboard Christian Songs for Switchfoot. Retrieved January 4, 2014.
  6. ^ "Switchfoot – Chart History: Christian Rock". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved January 4, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Switchfoot – Chart history" Billboard Hot Rock Songs for Switchfoot. Retrieved January 24, 2014.