Fired Up

Songfacts®:

  • Hanson open their Anthem album with this song, which Taylor Hanson described to The Idolator as being "like the pregame [track] that gets people kind of going before an activity."
  • The song has been used by Fox Sports during their basketball coverage as well as by the band's local Oklahoma City Thunder NBA team. Taylor Hanson told The Idolator: "We are huge Thunder fans, and I have to say Isaac is the biggest sports nerd. He can go down every stat. We love the Thunder. A couple of years ago, we made a connection with them because we're fans, and they asked us to sing the national anthem at a game. So we got to know the team a little bit. When we put out this record, we just stayed in communication with the team, and they were looking for music. And 'Fired Up' just seemed [to fit] the energy of the season."

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