Lightning Bolt

Album: Jake Bugg (2012)
Charted: 26
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  • This gritty stroll through the streets of Bugg's hometown of Clifton, Nottingham, was released as the third single from his debut album. He penned the tune with long-time Snow Patrol collaborator, Iain Archer. Bugg recalled to The Daily Telegraph: "When I was writing with Iain, we had a fag, a cup of tea, a bit of a play. The way I see it, it's jamming."
  • The song's Michael Holyk directed video was shot in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • The song featured in an American a commercial for Gatorade sports drinks that aired during the 2013 NBA championships.
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