Crash on the Highway

Album: Small Town Heroes (2014)

Songfacts®:

  • Hurray for the Riff Raff is a New Orleans based music collective that was formed by singer-songwriter and guitarist Alynda Lee Segarra. This song was based on an actual traffic jam caused by a car accident. Segarra told Uncut magazine: "The road is my natural habitat. I've been traveling since I was a child, and in the past, it was a journey I enjoyed more than a destination. These days, however, it's the show I look forward to, so that song is a lot about that change in my mindset."

    "It's also about finally feeling at home in New Orleans and how it feels to have a home base to miss while I'm on the road," she added.

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