The Only Real Love Song Of Nickelback, According To Chad Kroeger


Nickelback is among the most commercially successful Canadian rock acts, with over 50 million albums sold worldwide. With hits such as ‘How You Remind Me,’ ‘Someday,’ ‘Photograph,’ Rockstar,’ and ‘Hero,’ the band rose to prominence and gained a broad audience worldwide.

Apart from other themes they have explored in their music, Nickelback also has addressed romantic love and relationships. Despite the songs ‘Trying Not To Love You,’ ‘Never Gonna Be Alone,’ or ‘I’d Come For You,’ Chad Kroeger once argued that the band has one real love song in their catalog.

The Nickelback Hit Chad Kroeger Noted As Their True Love Song


On October 3, 2005, Nickelback released their fifth studio album ‘All The Right Reasons.’ After its release, the album topped the Billboard 200 with around 320,000 copies sold in the first week. Moreover, ‘All The Right Reasons’ also featured five top 20 singles, titled ‘Photograph,’ ‘Savin’ Me,’ ‘If Everyone Cared,’ ‘Rockstar,’ and ‘Far Away.’

The song ‘Far Away’ was a massive success in the US. It became Nickelback’s fourth top 10 single on the Billboard Hot 100 and was re-released in 2010 as part of the compilation album ‘Now That’s What I Call Love.’ As reported by, Chad Kroeger noted that ‘Far Away’ is Nickelback’s only real love song that is about being in love.

Looking through the song’s lyrics, ‘Far Away’ is about asking for one more chance from the loved one. The song also expresses sincere feelings about losing love, and how much one wants just a last chance to share it with their beloved.

You can listen to Nickelback’s ‘Far Away’ below.