On Tuesday, People.com premiered Skillet’s new video for Legendary, and it is, as the title suggests, legendary. Watch the video here and tell us what you think.
“The lyrics are a call to make your life matter,” Skillet’s lead singer and front man John Cooper goes on. “You’re realizing you have a chance for your life to count every day. In a sense, we’re all destined to be forgotten, so live the way you want and don’t turn your back on who you are. I drew the sentiment from my own career. We’ve always put our heads down and pushed forward when confronted with adversity.”
Legendary is the lead single from Skillet’s upcoming album, Victorious, out August 2nd.
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New official video for #Legendary is up on YouTube now! YouTube Q&A this Friday! Start leaving your questions in the YT comments today for a chance to hear from the band! https://t.co/AJgS97XiiB pic.twitter.com/l9nmuLz2Ax
— Skillet (@skilletmusic) July 17, 2019
One of the best-selling rock bands of the 21st century, two-time GRAMMY® Award-nominated multiplatinum Skillet—John Cooper [lead vocals/bass], Korey Cooper [guitar/keys], Jen Ledger [drums/vocals], and Seth Morrison [lead guitar]—write the soundtrack to triumph. An undying spirit humbly asserted and affirmed the band as one of this generation’s most successful rock acts. However, as all classic underdog stories do, it happened quietly under the radar. By 2019, they not only garnered a pair of GRAMMY® Award nods and sold over 12 million albums worldwide, but they also took home a Billboard Music Award for the double-platinum Awake. Its breakout single, Monster, remains “one of the most-streamed rock songs of all-time” with 285 Million global audio streams. 2016’s Unleashed bowed at #3 on the Billboard Top 200. Going #1 on Rock Radio, the lead single Feel Invincible cracked 150 million global audio streams and went platinum. Meanwhile, the gold-certified Unleashed became their fourth consecutive album to receive either a gold, platinum, or double-platinum. To date, nine original tunes earned RIAA recognition in tandem with high-profile syncs by everyone from WWE and Marvel to ESPN and NFL. Between selling out arenas on four continents, the group performed on CONAN and graced the pages of USA Today and New York Times, to name a few. In 2018 alone, the band clocked 1 billion streams. This momentum continues on their 2019 tenth full-length, Victorious. With the bulk produced by Korey and John, it lives up to its name for Skillet a s their most triumphant body of work yet.
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