Forest Fires (3:56)

Cover of Time is Gravity

From Time is Gravity

Forest Fires was written by Kevin Peckham in Burlington, Vermont in late winter 2003 as he was finishing his Master’s Thesis on Kurt Vonnegut. The song was re-invented and recorded by Kevin Peckham, Karl Ward and Tim Ireland in the spring of 2008 as they recorded the Lightning Demo with their newly formed band Ghost Ghost. Ghost Ghost went on to re-record the song for the Time is Gravity which was released in November 2008.

Alternate Recordings
Alternate recordings of the song include:
1. Forest Fires, Kevin Peckham - The original demo recording from 2003

2. Forest Fires (Electronic Remix #1), Black Flower Windmill - An ambient electronic version
3. Forest Fires (Demo Version), Ghost Ghost - The Lightning Demo version

Meaning of the Song
The song is about depression and madness, about a protagonist who loses perspective and grip on reality and begins to think that the world is a digital simulation built for him.

Lyrics
The lyrics have been published license-free by the author here: Forest Fires Lyrics

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