Fire in the Head

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"Fire in the Head"
The Tea Party Fire in the Head.jpg
Commercial CD Single, Australia
Single by The Tea Party
from the album The Edges of Twilight
Released 17 April 1995[1]
Format CD
Recorded A&M Studios (Los Angeles)
Genre Rock
Length 5:04
Label EMI Music Canada
Writer(s) The Tea Party
Producer(s) Jeff Martin and Ed Stasium
The Tea Party singles chronology
"Midsummer Day"
"Fire in the Head"
"The Bazaar"

"Fire in the Head" is a song by Canadian rock band The Tea Party. It was released as a single in Australia and a promotional single in Canada, the UK and the USA.[2] The music video, directed by Dean Karr, was shot in Los Angeles whilst the band were recording The Edges of Twilight.

"Fire in the Head" is a standard three-piece rock composition and features a broken mellotron, it was written during the band's first cross Canada tour with Roy and Nick Harper with Jeff Martin intending to use the song on Roy Harper's next album until the band jammed it with loud drums, bass and guitar. Lyrically it is influenced by Tom Cowan's book "Fire in the Head".[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Fire in the Head (edit)"
  2. "Fire in the Head"
  3. "Inanna"
  4. "Drawing Down the Moon"


Chart (1995) Peak
Australia (ARIA)[4] 79


  1. ^ "New Releases – Product Available from : 17/04/95 (from The ARIA Report Issue No. 270)". (document published by ARIA). Retrieved 25 April 2017. 
  2. ^ the edges of twilight era The Tea Party a visual discography Archived September 27, 2007, at the Wayback Machine. Accessed 16 April 2007
  3. ^ Stuart Chatwood, In Tangents The Tea Party Collection 2000, CD, EMI Music Canada, Mississauga.
  4. ^ "The ARIA Australian Top 100 Singles Chart – Week Ending 28 May 1995". (original document published by ARIA). Retrieved 25 April 2017.