Foreign Fire

Album: Cold Like War (2017)

Songfacts®:

  • This song was inspired by WCAR's extensive touring, which meant they weren't able to make it home for funerals or family gatherings. Guitarist Josh Moore told Alternative Press:

    "It's probably the most connected I've felt to a song in a really, really long time. Writing the lyrics to that song was therapeutic but was really hard. The idea behind it is us being gone so much and for so long. We've been doing the band for 12 years now. There's a lot that we miss out on at home with our family, with our friends, with our girlfriends… Frankly, it sucks. It's not one of the more rewarding things you get for being in a band.

    Sometimes I feel like at the end of the day we're the story of the ones that our family loves. I'm the story of my mom's son or the story of 'Uncle Josh,' but I'm not actually there to make those memories anymore because I'm out doing this."

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