Fire with Fire (song)

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"Fire with Fire"
Single by Scissor Sisters
from the album Night Work
Released 1 June 2010 (South Korea)[1]
20 June 2010 (UK)
Format 10", CD, Maxi-CD
Genre Pop rock, dance-pop
Length 4:19 (album version)
3:41 (radio edit)
Label EMI, Polydor
Writer(s) Babydaddy, Jake Shears, Stuart Price
Producer(s) Stuart Price
Scissor Sisters singles chronology
"Kiss You Off"
(2007)
"Fire with Fire"
(2010)
"Any Which Way"
(2010)
Music video
"Fire with Fire" on YouTube

"Fire with Fire" is the first single taken from American pop band Scissor Sisters' third album, Night Work. The song is featured in the video game, FIFA 11.[2][3]

The song was featured as the opening theme for the first season of the Greek version of MasterChef.

It is also the most recent theme song for Portuguese telecommunications operator TMN.[citation needed]

Track listings[edit]

CD single
  1. "Fire with Fire" – 4:19
  2. "Invisible Light" (Siriusmo Remix) – 4:32
UK 12" vinyl
  1. "Fire with Fire" – 4:19
  2. "Fire with Fire" (Rory Philips Remix)
  3. "Fire with Fire" (a cappella)
UK iTunes EP[4]
  1. "Fire with Fire" – 4:19
  2. "Fire with Fire" (Digital Dog Radio Remix) – 2:42
  3. "Invisible Light" (US 12") – 7:25
Official remixes[5]
  1. "Fire with Fire" (album version) – 4:19
  2. "Fire with Fire" (Digital Dog Club Mix) – 5:30
  3. "Fire with Fire" (Rauhofer Reconstruction Mix) – 8:51
  4. "Fire with Fire" (Digital Dog Dub) – 6:16
  5. "Fire with Fire" (Digital Dog Radio Edit) – 2:42
  6. "Fire with Fire" (radio edit) – 3:41

Chart performance[edit]

"Fire with Fire" debuted on the Irish Singles Chart at number 25 on 24 June 2010. The single then rose 9 places to its current peak of number 16 the following week. On 9 July 2010, the single fell 8 places to number 24.

The single also debuted at number 11 on the UK Singles Chart on 27 June 2010, marking Scissor Sister's fourth most successful single in that country after "I Don't Feel Like Dancin'", "Filthy/Gorgeous" and "Comfortably Numb" reached peaks of number 1, 5 and 10 respectively. On its second week on the chart, the single fell a single place to number 12, despite the release of album Night Work.

Chart (2010) Peak
position
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[6] 26
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[7] 48
Belgium (Ultratip Wallonia)[8] 11
Europe (European Hot 100 Singles)[9] 29
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[10] 97
Germany (Media Control Charts)[11] 51
Ireland (IRMA)[12] 16
Spanish Airplay Chart[13] 15
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[14] 36
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[15] 57
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[16] 11
US Hot Dance Club Songs (Billboard)[17] 1

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2010) Peak
position
Italian Singles Chart[18] 75
Spanish Top 20 TV[19] 18
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play[20] 4

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Philip Andelman.[21]

Production notes
  • Artist: Scissor Sisters
  • Song: Fire with Fire
  • Label: Polydor UK
  • Director: Philip Andelman
  • Production company: Partizan
  • Producer: Billy Parks
  • Director of photography: Omer Ganai

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fire with Fire : Scissor Sisters - Daum 뮤직". Daum 뮤직. Retrieved 5 June 2010. 
  2. ^ "Celebrity Gossip, latest Celebrity News and Showbiz Gossip | Huffington Post". Spinnermusic.co.uk. 2012-01-24. Retrieved 2012-02-16. 
  3. ^ "WORLD EXCLUSIVE – Fifa 11 soundtrack leak". BlagSound.com. Retrieved 2012-02-16. 
  4. ^ "iTunes - Music - Fire With Fire - EP by Scissor Sisters". Itunes.apple.com. 2010-06-17. Retrieved 2012-02-16. 
  5. ^ "Fire with Fire". MAXI Promotion. Retrieved 4 June 2010. 
  6. ^ "{{{artist}}} – {{{song}}} – Austriancharts.at" (in German). Ö3 Austria Top 40.
  7. ^ "Ultratop.be – Scissor Sisters – Fire with fire" (in Dutch). Ultratop 50. Retrieved 2010-10-03.
  8. ^ "Ultratop.be – Scissor Sisters – Fire with fire" (in French). Ultratip. Retrieved 2010-10-03.
  9. ^ "Scissor Sisters Album & Song Chart History" European Hot 100 for Scissor Sisters.
  10. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Scissor Sisters – Fire with fire" (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Retrieved 2010-10-03.
  11. ^ "Die ganze Musik im Internet: Charts, News, Neuerscheinungen, Tickets, Genres, Genresuche, Genrelexikon, Künstler-Suche, Musik-Suche, Track-Suche, Ticket-Suche – musicline.de" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH.
  12. ^ "Chart Track: Week 26, 2010". Irish Singles Chart.
  13. ^ "Promusicae (Week: January 1, 2010)". Retrieved July 13, 2010. 
  14. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – {{{artist}}} – {{{song}}}". Singles Top 60.
  15. ^ "Scissor Sisters – Fire with fire – swisscharts.com". Swiss Singles Chart. Retrieved 3 Oct 10.
  16. ^ "Archive Chart" UK Singles Chart. Retrieved 2010-10-03.
  17. ^ "Scissor Sisters Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Hot Dance Club Songs for Scissor Sisters.
  18. ^ "FIMI - Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana - Ricerche e dati di mercato". Fimi.it. Retrieved 2012-02-16. 
  19. ^ http://www.promusicae.org/files/listasanuales/radios/TOP%2020%202010-definitivo.pdf
  20. ^ "Dance Club Songs, Best of 2010, 1-10". 
  21. ^ Gottlieb, Steven (17 May 2010). "SHOT: Scissor Sisters - Philip Andelman, dir.". Video Static. Retrieved 4 June 2010. 

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