Friday, June 2, 2017

Olivia Newton-John's Personal Anthem Goes To Number One


Upon learning of Olivia Newton-John's recent diagnosis of breast cancer, her dedicated fans banded together with a plan to take her to the charts, again.

Olivia has shared with audiences at her concerts for years that when she first conquered cancer, she wrote a song, "Not Gonna Give In To It" for her 1994 Gaia album, which she says has become her personal anthem. Written in the middle of the night, the song is a testament to facing down our fears.

Oh I'm not gonna give into it no
I'm not gonna give into it no no
I'm not gonna give into it no
I'm not gonna give into it

And I watch you sleep soundly
So peacefully unaware
And your breath is soothing to me
And it's good to know you're there

Then the morning comes
With it's golden light
And I feel alright
And my heart beats again
But the night is not my friend

Oh I'm not gonna give into it no
I'm not gonna give into it no no
I'm not gonna give into it no
I'm not gonna give into it

Livvy's fans spread the word that they wanted to show the Aussie icon she was in their thoughts, and that they knew she wasn't "gonna give in to it."

The dedicated fans coordinated to buy the track from Amazon in solidarity on the same day with the hopes of seeing the anthem chart.

Not only did the plan work, but it took the song all the way to number one on the "Pop/Rock" chart.

Those are some great fans for a awesome artist.

Best thoughts to Livvy as she beats this once again and returns to the stage to celebrate her music.



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