Stop Drop + Roll

Album: Where It All Began (2014)

Songfacts®:

  • The inspiration for this tune was the Stephen King horror film The Mist, which Dan + Shay were watching late one night. When a character burst into flames, Dan quipped that he needed to "stop, drop and roll," and the pair knew right away that it was a song. "We paused the movie and literally wrote it right then and there," laughed Shay.

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