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Riff: Paul McCartney – “Road”

Oct 14, 2013

The road to somewhere stretches through the night/We follow blindly heading for the light

from Road lyrics by Paul McCartney

Using the well-worn ‘stranded in the dark’ metaphor, the spooky piano-rock of “Road” sees McCartney questioning whether the spark of his new love has entirely fizzled out before reverting to his thumbs aloft default mode and assuring himself that everything will be alright in the end; [LISTEN].

Riff by Jon O'Brien

Jon O'Brien is a UK-based staff writer for SONGLYRICS. He holds a journalism degree from the University of Central Lancashire and has written thousands of biographies and reviews for Allmusic.com, among several other pieces for established music publications.

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