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Dire Straits

Heavy Fuel (4:56)

In "Heavy Fuel", Mark Knopfler ironically extols the virtues of such conventionally frowned-upon vices as cigarettes, hamburgers, Scotch, lust, money, and violence.

The phrase "You gotta run on heavy fuel" is from the novel Money by Martin Amis, on which Knopfler based his lyric.

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Last time I was sober, man I felt bad
Worst hangover that I ever had
It took six hamburgers and scotch all night
Nicotine for breakfast just to put me right

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  • download Fuel.mp3 http://musicnoow.com/v/wEs8XARnt54/fuel-bad-day-live-atima-versao
  • Is it Billy Idol parody?
  • yeah money for nothing that s what i do now.,.
  • Yeah Daumen hoch !
  • This has such a "Heavy" sound; I like it! Mark's vocal is so ironic and funny - and he shreds on his guitar, as usual.
  • This tune .... like it !
  • Good driving down the road song, love it!
  • yep one of the best riffs of all time.
  • Rifffff
  • Love this song...rock it!!!!

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