Great Fire Lyrics

XTC


publisher: ©BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
writers: Andy Partridge
album: Track 4 in album Mummer
release date: 1983-8-30
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length: 3:48
strings: Gavyn Wright, Nigel Warren-Green
drums: Peter Phipps
mix: Mark Dearnley
producer: Bob Sargeant, XTC
recording: Mark Dearnley
lead vocals: Andy Partridge

Cover Art


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Great fire burning
You supplied the spark
Fores burning spreading through the ark
Animals are panicking
I'm animal and panicking

Your glance a match on the tinder wood
You never spoke but I understood
Bring water
Eyes bring water

[Chorus:]
Great fire burning through
Great fire burning through my house
Great fire burning through my house and heart

Great fire burning
All because of you
Fires burning spreading through the zoo
Animals are panicking
I'm animal and panicking

No round of drinks can extinguish this
Feeling of love and engulfing bliss
Bring water
Eyes bring water

[Chorus]

I've been in love before
But it's never been as hot as this
Smoke curling round the door
Memories of old loves crack and blister
Mister fireman bet you couldn't put me out if you tried

Your glance a match on the tinder wood
You never spoke but I understood
Bring water
Eyes bring water

[Chorus]

Track Listing

  • 1 Beating of Hearts
  • 2 Wonderland
  • 3 Love on a Farmboy’s Wages
  • 4 Great Fire
  • 5 Deliver Us From the Elements
  • 6 Human Alchemy
  • 7 Ladybird
  • 8 In Loving Memory of a Name
  • 9 Me and the Wind
  • 10 Funk Pop a Roll