Burn Up the Road

Album: The Nihilist (2014)

Songfacts®:

  • Liam Finn begun this song before his 2008 solo debut, album I'll Be Lightning. It only came to life once the New Zealand singer-songwriter moved to Brooklyn after touring 2011's FOMO. "I found myself living a nocturnal experience, riding my bike in the middle of the night as fast as I could, being quite reckless really," he told Billboard magazine. "This song was a product of that kind of attitude… I was kind of imagining myself in this post apocalyptic world that always exists in the nighttime."

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