Song Lyric Analysis

100 Years- Five for Fighting

five for fighting

Five for Fighting is a stage name for John Ondrasik, singer-song writer. At the age of three, he began piano lessons by his mother. At thirteen, his mother let him go of lessons but he kept playing because he wanted to. He also started to write songs at thirteen. One of his top songs, "100 Years" from the album, The battle for everything, made in 2004 was number one on the billboard.

Literal or Figurative Lyrics

"100 Years" lyrics are suppose to be taken literally by the listeners. This is about how looks back at his years and wishing he could go back to the old times. He also describing what he has done in the past. Also telling someone that they are 15. Live your life, you have time to grow and do things while you still can.

Meaning of Song revealed by literal text

I'm 33 for a moment

Still the man, but you see I'm a "they"

A kid on the way, babe.

A family on my mind