Burn, Burn Burn

Album: yet to be titled (2022)
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Songfacts®:

  • Here, Zach Bryan reflects on his heart's desires and life goals. He's a man of simple tastes, happiest chilling with his guitar or his love interest. Bryan enjoys being outdoors, getting lost on the backwoods, climbing trees, or lying in a field. Alcohol and a trip to Paris make his list, but there is no mention of fame or fortune. Instead, Bryan wants to experience all the extremes of life, be it joy or pain, as some day his body will "burn, burn, burn." Then, when he reaches the celestial gates, Bryan can say he led the best life he could.
  • "Burn, Burn Burn" has an unusual structure. It contains seven separate verses. Bryan discusses his life goals in the first five; the sixth finds him meeting his Maker; and the seventh summarizes his uncomplicated lifestyle. We don't get to the chorus until the end, which Bryan repeats three times.
  • Zach Bryan wrote "Burn, Burn Burn" with his longtime producer Eddie Spear. He released it as his first single since his breakthrough American Heartbreak album on September 8, 2022.

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