Interview with John Ondrasik: Five for Fighting

a href=""img style="float:left; margin:0 10px 10px 0;cursor:pointer; cursor:hand;" src="" border="0" alt=""id="BLOGGER_PHOTO_ID_5031551562638846658" //abr /John Ondrasik, the singer of the band, emFive for Fighting/em, is an amazing artist not just for his terrific music, but for his ability to take a risk and (gasp!) actually write songs that are pro-American. He talks with us today about how he made it in the music business, his new album, a href=""Two Lights,/aimg src="" width="1" height="1" border="0" alt="" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" / (get it here a href=""from iTunes/a) and how he felt when his song, emSuperman (It's not Easy)/em, became the anthem after the September 11th attacks. emSuperman/em is just one of the songs from his first album, a href=""America Town,/aimg src="" width="1" height="1" border="0" alt="" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" / that is appreciative of this country. br /br /If you typically do not listen to podcasts, listen to this one just to hear some samples of the wonderful songs John has written such as emTwo Lights/em, emThe Riddle/em, emWorld/em, emFreedom Never Cries /emand em100 years/em--a song you probably know from the JP Morgan Chase commercial. You can visit John's new charity website at a href="" /br /You can listen directly -- no downloads needed -- by a href=""going here/a and clicking on the gray Flash player. You can download the file directly by a href=""clicking right here. /a You can get a lo-fi version suitable for download by going a href=""here /aand selecting lo-fi. And, of course, you can get a a href=""free subscription via iTunes/a -- and you should!br /br /This podcast is sponsored by Volvo automobiles ata href=""