Chances (Five for Fighting song)

Chances (Five for Fighting song)
Single by Five for Fighting
from the album Slice and A Beautiful Race: The Superleague Formula album (re-released)
Released United States July 21, 2009 (official U.S. release)
Philippines March 28, 2010 (Philippine reissue)
Format Airplay, Digital download
Recorded 2009
Genre Pop rock
Length 3:35
Label Aware/Wind-Up Records
Writer(s) Greg Wattenberg
John Ondrasik
Producer Greg Wattenberg
Five for Fighting singles chronology
"I Just Love You"
Music video
"Chances" on YouTube

"Chances" is the title of a song written by Greg Wattenberg and John Ondrasik, and recorded by Ondrasik under his stage name Five for Fighting. The song was released on July 21, 2009 as the first single from the band's 2009 album, Slice. The song was the band's fourth single to chart on the Billboard Hot 100. "Chances" is the second track of the official Superleague Formula soundtrack A Beautiful Race: The Superleague Formula album which was re-released from Sony Music Entertainment Philippines on April 4, 2010. It was also featured on the credits of the film The Blind Side, The end montage of scenes in The Vampire Diaries Season 1, Episode 10 (The Turning Point) and in the promos for Shawn Michaels's WWE Hall Of Fame induction in 2011.


Music video

A music video was shot for the song, which was directed by Steven Drypolcher. The music video shows the story of two teenagers falling in love.

Chart performance

"Chances" debuted at No. 83 on the Billboard Hot 100 for the chart week of October 21, 2009. The next week, the song fell off the chart completely and failed to reenter the Hot 100. The song was released to adult radio formats in 2009, reaching the top 10 on Billboard's adult contemporary chart after spending 24 weeks on the chart.[1]


Chart (2009/2010) Peak
US Billboard Hot 100[1] 83
US Adult Contemporary[1] 8
US Adult Top 40[1] 14

Release history

Country Date
United States July 21, 2009


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Five For Fighting — Профессии вокал, пианино, гитара, гармоника Жанры Soft rock, rock Лейблы Columbia Records Aware Records Sony BMG Wind Up R …   Википедия

  • Five for Fighting — Эта статья или раздел нуждается в переработке. Пожалуйста, улучшите статью в соответствии с правилами написания статей …   Википедия

  • Chances — may refer to: Chances (TV series), an Australian soap opera Chances (Philippine TV series), a prime time soap opera Chances: The Women of Magdalene, a 2006 documentary film Chances (novel), a 1981 novel by Jackie Collins The Chances, a 1617 play… …   Wikipedia

  • Message for Albert — Studio album by Five for Fighting Released March 11, 1997 Gen …   Wikipedia

  • Society of the Song Dynasty — …   Wikipedia

  • Bad Newz Kennels dog fighting investigation — Michael Dwayne Vick Tony Taylor Purnell Anthony Peace Quanis Lavell Philips Oscar Allen Alias(es) Vick: Ookie and Ron Mexico Taylor: T Peace: P Funk and Funk Philips: Q Allen: No alias [1] Conviction(s) …   Wikipedia

  • Notre Dame Fighting Irish football under Bob Davie — The Notre Dame Fighting Irish were led by Bob Davie and represented the University of Notre Dame in NCAA Division I college football from 1997 to 2001. The team was an independent and played their home games in Notre Dame Stadium. Throughout the… …   Wikipedia

  • Tears for Fears — Infobox musical artist Name = Tears for Fears Background = group or band Alias = TFF Origin = Bath, England, United Kingdom Genre = New Wave Pop rock Post punk Years active = 1981 – present Label = New Door, Gut, Phonogram, Mercury, Fontana, XIII …   Wikipedia

  • Cities 97 Sampler — The Cities 97 Sampler (also titled Cities Sampler and The Cities Sampler) is a series of albums containing live in studio recordings from radio station Cities 97 (KTCZ 97.1 FM) in Minneapolis, Minnesota (earlier branded The Cities 97 ). It has… …   Wikipedia

  • David Campbell (composer) — David Campbell Background information Birth name David Richard Campbell Born February 7, 1948 ( …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.