Savior (Rise Against song)

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"Savior"
Single by Rise Against
from the album Appeal to Reason
ReleasedJune 3, 2009
FormatDigital single]
RecordedJanuary–June 2008 at the Blasting Room, Fort Collins, Colorado
GenreMelodic hardcore
Length4:02
LabelDGC, Interscope
Songwriter(s)Tim McIlrath
Producer(s)Bill Stevenson, Jason Livermore
Rise Against singles chronology
"Audience of One"
(2009)
"Savior"
(2009)
"Long Forgotten Sons"
(2010)
"Audience of One"
(2009)
"Savior"
(2009)
"Long Forgotten Sons"
(2010)

Savior is a hit single from the American punk rock band Rise Against's 2008 fifth studio album Appeal to Reason. It was released as the album's third single on June 3, 2009,[1] and it peaked at number three on Billboard's Alternative Songs chart, better than the peak set by the same album's first single, Re-Education (Through Labor), and at number seven on the Rock Songs chart.[2] It became the band's second single to reach the Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, peaking at number 16. It is also Rise Against's highest charting single on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles, peaking at number 2.

The song is downloadable, plus content for the Rock Band series along with "Prayer of the Refugee" and "Re-Education (Through Labor)".[3] Also, in the trailer for the PC game The Sims 3: Ambitions the song plays in the background in Simlish.

References[change | change source]

  1. Stanger, J (June 3, 2009). "The future of music - June 3". Examiner.com. Retrieved 2009-06-28.
  2. "Savior - Rise Against". Billboard. Retrieved 2009-08-09.[dead link]
  3. "Games Are Fun—Weekly Round Up 7/27". Game Informer. July 27, 2009. Retrieved 2009-08-09.