Hole Hearted by Extreme.

It took me a while to really like this song; I always liked the chorus better than the verses. But it’s another one of those songs that once I was able to relate to it more, I started to really like it. The song talks about finding happiness but it’s not so easy to achieve because there’s something missing. There’s a hole in my heart that can only be filled by you.

Released in 1991, it was never quite as popular as their previous single “More Than Words” but both remain as Extreme’s most popular and well-known hits.

You might recognize one of the two singer-songwriters from the band, Nuno Bettencourt. Nowadays he’s the guitarist for Rihanna and was most recently playing on American Idol when she was performing. They also had an appearance on Idol last year and at least once, if not twice, the cameras will focus in on Nuno for his spotlight moment. If you’ve seen the performance, then you’ve seen Nuno!

Click here to see it and fast forward to 2:38. By the way, I love his name! NUNO!


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