Now You Are Free

Album: Augustines (2014)

Songfacts®:

  • Singer Billy McCarthy wrote the song's lyrics on the northern Californian coast during an epic road trip up the coastline by motorbike. He said the song is "about ghosts and hope, and driving from someplace that has been holding you back for far too long."

    "Sometimes we need to lighten the load we carry inside, remove layers and sit with just ourselves, no matter how hard we hate it," McCarthy continued. "And sometimes a ship must cast cargo in the sea to survive storms or the ship, no matter how brave, will perish."

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