He says, "If we had lived happily ever after, then what would my next song be about?
" Hmm, maybe something that doesn't make you sound like a stalker? -Would this song have been as popular if the girl was named Sarah? -If you're a girl named Delilah, you've gotta be pretty psyched that this song exists.
; born February 9, 1983) is an American distance runner.
She competes in the women's 3000 meters steeplechase.
She finished 3rd in the steeple chase at the 2006 US Nationals, and won the 6K title at the USATF National Club Cross Country Championships in the fall of 2007. She headed Team USA to the gold with a win at the Americas Cross Country Championships – she won the NACAC-endorsed competition over a 6 km course at the Mt.
Irvine Resort in Tobago, beating several other Americans who had previously beaten her in qualifying at the USA Cross Country National Championships.
Plain White T's Front Man Explains the Story Behind 'Hey There Delilah' Written by: Tom Z on June 29, 2007 PM
Higgenson met steeplechase runner Delilah Di Crescenzo in New York City five years ago, when Delilah was attending Columbia University.
"There was never anything between us," admits Tom Higgenson, 28, lead singer for the Chicago-based quintet. The story of my life." Released in 2005, Delilah has become a surprise summer hit, already spawning a profane radio-show parody.
The song's popularity live got it added to the band's 2007 major-label debut album, Every Second Counts.
It's currently in the top five of Billboard's Hot 100 and i Tunes' Top Songs charts.
The band appears on MTV's TRL today and has a recurring role in ABC Family's upcoming Greek.
Di Crescenzo failed to qualify for the 2012 London Olympics, finishing 13th at USA 10 km Championships () and 7th in steeplechase at Olympic Trials (.30). On May 7, 2017, Di Crescenzo won the women's division of Southwest Half Marathon held in Palos Heights with a time of , which was nearly seven minutes ahead of the second-place finisher. She had met Plain White T's singer Tom Higgenson through a mutual friend.