Burn It Down

Album: Fitz and the Tantrums (2016)
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  • This song finds Michael Fitzpatrick singing about the desire to break down the protective mechanisms that one has in place but that are keeping you from being present in a relationship. "That comes from a very personal place for me," he said. "I carried the twisted family dynamics I saw as a kid into my adult relationships and found them to be a massive hindrance. So the question became, 'Am I going to burn down this relationship with this baggage I've carried my entire life?'"
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