Fire and Rain

Album: City of Black and White (2009)

Songfacts®:

  • Mat Kearney told CNN that this, "is a crazy four-on-the-floor song, but it's a song about someone who has left you. Something about the juxtaposition of those two seem so interesting to me. I didn't plan it. It just kind of happened."
  • This is a different song to the James Taylor one with the same title.

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