Fight Fire with Fire (Kansas song)

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"Fight Fire With Fire"
Single by Kansas
from the album Drastic Measures
B-side Incident on a Bridge
Released 1983
Recorded Early 1983
Genre Pop rock
Length 3:40
Label CBS Associated
Writer(s) Dino Elefante, John Elefante
Producer(s) Kansas, Neil Kernon
Kansas singles chronology
"Chasing Shadows"
(1982)
"Fight Fire With Fire"
(1983)
"Everybody's My Friend"
(1983)

"Fight Fire with Fire" is a pop rock single by Kansas, written by John and Dino Elefante for the 1983 album Drastic Measures. Charting at No. 58 on the Billboard Hot 100,[1] it became the twelfth Kansas single to chart on the Top 100. It was promoted with a music video starring Dan Shor, which was blown up to 35 mm film and displayed as a trailer in movie theaters.[2]

The song was re-released on several compilation and live albums, including The Best of Kansas, The Ultimate Kansas, Sail On: The 30th Anniversary Collection, and the live CD/DVD combos Device, Voice, Drum and There's Know Place Like Home.

Chart Performance[edit]

Chart (1982) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100[1] 58
U.S. Top Tracks 3

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Fight Fire with Fire" chart history, Billboard.com. Retrieved January 24, 2012.
  2. ^ Iozzia, David. Who... What... Where... with John Elefante, Dave's On Tour. Retrieved January 26, 2012.