This Fire

Franz Ferdinand

About This Fire

"This Fire" (stylised as "This Fffire" in the single release) is the fifth single by Glasgow-based indie rock band Franz Ferdinand from their eponymous album. It received widespread airplay. The album artwork to "This Fire" is based on El Lissitzky's art work Beat the Whites with the Red Wedge.


Year:
2004
4:14
283 
#4

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Eyes boring a way through me
Paralyse, controlling completely
Now there is a fire in me
A fire that burns

This fire is out of control
I'm gonna to burn this city, burn this city
This fire is out of control
I'm gonna to burn this city, burn this city
This fire is out of control
We're gonna to burn this city, burn this city
This fire is out of control
We're gonna to burn it, I'll burn it, I, I, I'll burn it down

Eyes burning the way through me
Overwhelm, destroying so sweetly
Now there is a fire within me
A fire that burns

This fire is out of control
I'm gonna to burn this city, burn this city
This fire is out of control
I'm gonna to burn this city, burn this city
This fire is out of control
We're gonna to burn this city, burn this city
This fire is out of control
Then I'm, I'm out of control and I burn

Oh, how I burn for you
Burn, oh, how I burn for you
Burn, how I burn
How I burn, oh, how I

This fire is out of control
I'm gonna to burn this city, burn this city
This fire is out of control
I'm gonna to burn this city, burn this city
This fire is out of control
We're gonna to burn this city, burn this city
This fire is out of control
We're gonna to burn it, I'll burn it, I, I, I'll burn it down

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Franz Ferdinand

Franz Ferdinand is a Scottish band formed in Glasgow in 2002. The band is composed of Alex Kapranos (lead vocals and guitar), Bob Hardy (bass guitar), Nick McCarthy (rhythm guitar, keyboards and backing vocals), and Paul Thomson (drums, percussion and backing vocals). more »

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Written by: ALEXANDER PAUL KAPRANOS HUNTLEY, NICHOLAS JOHN MCCARTHY, PAUL ROBERT THOMPSON, ROBERT HARDY

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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10 facts about this song

Song Production
The song "This Fire" is produced by Tore Johansson along with the band members of Franz Ferdinand.
Band Formation
"This Fire" is a product of the indie rock band Franz Ferdinand, which was formed in Glasgow, Scotland in 2002.
Album Inclusion
The song "This Fire" is included in their debut studio album entitled "Franz Ferdinand", which was released by Domino Recording Company in 2004.
Song Composition
The members of Franz Ferdinand including Alex Kapranos, Bob Hardy, Nick McCarthy and Paul Thomson are the ones who wrote the song.
Critical Reception
Critics have praised "This Fire" for its catchy guitar riffs and infectious rhythm, highlighting it as one of the standout tracks on the "Franz Ferdinand" album.
Music Genre
"This Fire" falls under the genre of dance-punk, indie rock which is the signature style of Franz Ferdinand.
Song Interpretation
The lyrics to "This Fire" are often interpreted as a commentary on reckless behavior and its consequences.
Live Performances
"This Fire" is one of the most frequently performed songs at Franz Ferdinand’s live concerts.
Music Charts
While it may not have been released as a single, "This Fire" has consistently been a fan favorite and frequently appears on the set-lists of their concerts.
Video Release
The music video for "This Fire" is set in a chaotic and lawless city. The band members of Franz Ferdinand are portrayed as firefighters who are indifferent to the flaming city around them.

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