I'm on Fire (2:41)

Cover of Born in the U.S.A.

From Born in the U.S.A. and 26 other releases

“I’m on Fire” is a song written and performed by American rock singer Bruce Springsteen. In 1985 it became the fourth single released from his massively successful album Born in the U.S.A…

“I’m on Fire” was recorded in February 1982 during the first wave of Born in the U.S.A. sessions. This took place in impromptu fashion when Springsteen started making up a slow tune on guitar for some lyrics he had, and drummer Max Weinberg and keyboardist Roy Bittan, hearing it for the first time, created an accompaniment on the spot. The result was a moody number that merges a soft rockabilly beat, lyrics built around sexual tension, and synthesizers into an effective whole; it was one of the first uses of that instrument in Springsteen’s music.

The song peaked at #6 on the Billboard Hot 100 pop singles charts in early 1985. It was the fourth of a record-tying seven Top 10 hit singles to be released from Born in the U.S.A. It is also remarkable that the single reached #1 in the Netherlands for 3 weeks in August 1985, at the same time as 2 other Springsteen singles (“Dancing in the Dark” and “Born in the U.S.A.”) were occupying the Top 12.

Unlike the first three singles from the album, no remixes were made for “I’m on Fire” (nor were any made for any of the subsequent singles released).

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  • hf1809

    this track it perfect****

    9 May 10:02am Reply
  • oenovich

    If there's a better song to play at 1 in the morning, I'm all ears. [2]

    3 May 10:55pm Reply
  • springplatypus

    Probably the sexiest song ever.

    26 Apr 6:42pm Reply
  • damarys_eira

    First heard this song in "The Hunter", and fell in love with it...

    7 Apr 7:11pm Reply
  • LUCE08

    sexy

    24 Feb 3:19am Reply
  • WLDB

    Hey it works again

    18 Feb 2:30pm Reply
  • slav__d-_-b

    For some reason this track wont scrobble for me anymore. Weird. [3] Scandal!

    11 Jan 11:35am Reply
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    18 Dec 2014 Reply
  • cbecrad

    For some reason this track wont scrobble for me anymore. Weird. [2] Must be a glitch.

    14 Dec 2014 Reply
  • WLDB

    For some reason this track wont scrobble for me anymore. Weird. I know im way above 87 plays.

    1 Dec 2014 Reply
  • KingNoCrown

    My jam bruh.

    15 Nov 2014 Reply
  • hardrockcaf

    respect pour Bruce.............pour ce qu'il représente

    15 Nov 2014 Reply
  • whitebicycle

    boss video.

    3 Oct 2014 Reply
  • Sound-Of-Nature

    Uuuuuoooouuuu I'm on fire..... [3]

    5 Jul 2014 Reply
  • onthewall2983

    If there's a better song to play at 1 in the morning, I'm all ears.

    22 Jun 2014 Reply
  • CidaDuarteF

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    15 May 2014 Reply
  • davidbowiegirl

    Great song

    8 Apr 2014 Reply
  • Cure1980

    The Boss will now it how it goes from the streets to the great Open Air..,

    6 Mar 2014 Reply
  • sidney_adv

    Gosto muito!!!

    18 Feb 2014 Reply
  • hectorlopezt

    Uuuuuoooouuuu I'm on fire..... [2]

    3 Feb 2014 Reply
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