Coffee Break: Bright lights big explosions

Fireworks
Fireworks (Elliot deBruyn/MPR)

Tomorrow is the Fourth of July and one time Eric Malmberg threw fireworks in his cousin's waders.

So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs or bands do you want to hear that feature bright lights, big explosions, fire, sparkles, etc?

Respond with your song ideas in the comments below.

Have an idea for a Coffee Break topic? Submit your idea for a future theme and browse past Coffee Breaks in our archive. Or, when you register for a Minnesota Public Radio account, you can send requests via Alexa, too Just say "Alexa, ask The Current to play Song by Artist" e.g. "Alexa, ask The Current to play Left of the Dial by The Replacements."

Songs played

First Aid Kit - Fireworks
The Yardbirds - Boom Boom
Explosions In The Sky - Trembling Hands
X - Blue Spark
Murder City Devils - Boom Swagger Boom
The Runaways - Cherry Bomb
John Mellencamp - Paper in Fire
Jimi Hendrix - Fire
Katy Perry - Firework


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