NME Breakthrough Band Of The Day 5 – The Car Is On Fire

NME Breakthrough is the breaking music community for artists and fans alike. A chance to interact, build fan networks, and get on NME’s Radar (as we check every new members profile). Every day we select our favourite act from Breakthrough, shining a light on this online grassroots happening…

Contrary to what their bumf may suggest, The Car Is On Fire aren’t really from outer space. They’re from Poland. Though we suspect that their minds have been sufficiently fried with such inadvisable doses of Spacemen 3, Ariel Pink and 13th Floor Elevators that they have little left in common with us everyday humans anymore.


No astronauts were harmed during the filming of this video


Breakthrough profile: music.nme.com/tciof


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