Give Me Fire

Universal Music Romania
Release date
13 Feb 2009
Running length
13 tracks
Running time


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    Track     Duration Listeners
1 Blue Lining, White Trenchcoat 4:02 27,136
2 Dance With Somebody 5:18 234,800
3 Gloria 4:17 127,059
4 High Heels 3:49 85,338
5 Mean Street 4:32 85,690
6 Maybe Just Sad 4:06 68,315
7 A Decent Life 1:45 64,820
8 Give Me Fire 4:01 70,624
9 Crystal 6:11 60,024
10 Come On Come On 4:13 59,532
11 Go Out Tonight 4:53 59,992
12 You Got Nothing On Me 5:07 56,315
13 The Shining 3:17 44,732

About this album

“Give Me Fire” is the latest Mando Diao album (published in February 2009).
The lyrics were written by Gustaf Norén and Björn Dixgård, the singers and guitarists of Mando Diao. Then without any outside influences the whole band set the lyrics to music.
Like in every album in “Give Me Fire” the band recreated itself, but still in their individual, typical Mandostyle. It sounds like coming right from the sixties. Partly consciously and partly unconsciously they added elements of Latin, Soul, Disco and Retro to their normal Garage-Indie-Rocksound.

Characteristically for “Give Me Fire” is the difference between all tracks, which still follow a well considered common conception. This makes listening to the sounds of this album like watching a sweeping motion picture.
Mando Diao focused a lot on the musical version. The backing vocals are often sung by women and extraordinary instruments like violins, trumpets and harmonicas are supporting the booming bass. But in some songs, “Crystal” for example, they work with about 8 guitars.
It is surely worth it listening to the igneous sounds of “Give Me Fire”, so come on come on, put your high heels on and buy this record.

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  • keanequeen

    My Favourite <3

    19 Sep 2012 Reply
  • anakin616

    My Favourite <3

    7 Jun 2011 Reply
  • Niinza

    Only liked 'Dance With Somebody' at first, now loving the whole album! :D

    21 Sep 2010 Reply
  • shadylady320

    my fav album ever.

    15 Sep 2010 Reply
  • caught_777

    I like the fact that dance with somebody and this album gave mando diao the mainstream sucess that they deserved and, although give me fire is very good, it's not even one of their best albuns, so If you're a new fan, I recommend that you listen to their others works such as ode to ochrasy or never seen the light of day... : )

    15 May 2010 Reply
  • paulinaRo

    dance with somebody es un tema que prende demasiado... es cool!

    22 Apr 2010 Reply
  • temochko

    absolutely this is my best album of 2009. [2]

    20 Mar 2010 Reply
  • Chihoooooo

    absolutely this is my best album of 2009.

    12 Feb 2010 Reply
  • Bcheyoung

    Love Crystal

    6 Dec 2009 Reply
  • Mephisto_NL

    At first I thought it didn't really have a lot more to offer than the first three tracks. I'm going to a Mando Diao concert tomorrow and I listened it again. I have to say, this album is great. I don't know why it didn't really 'click' at first. I like most of the songs now, maybe all of them.

    19 Nov 2009 Reply
  • Fall__

    a truly relaxing really makes you listen to it more and more

    5 Aug 2009 Reply
  • kissanainen72

    ...just great... <3

    2 Jul 2009 Reply
  • halopau

    different than the other albums but great too :D

    21 Jun 2009 Reply
  • LivCullen

    Fantastic album xD

    19 Jun 2009 Reply
  • Addicted_Emo

    High Heels have got me falling down on my knees <3 So cosy and groovy!

    28 May 2009 Reply
  • efe_gallagher

    The last track's name should be The Shining / Leave my Fire

    30 Apr 2009 Reply
  • Dexter_Paine

    this album is the shit, everyone should own it :D

    22 Apr 2009 Reply
  • VelBer

    I bought it today. I'm as happy as a sandboy! =D =D

    15 Apr 2009 Reply
  • Lil_Monii

    Dance with somebody is oe of my most favorite songs..these guys rock :D

    10 Apr 2009 Reply
  • Pcella

    Das ist eine gute Band.Hatte schom vorher von Ihnen gehört,aber erst durch das Lied Dance with Somebody hab ich mich mehr für die Jungs interessiert

    8 Apr 2009 Reply
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