Heart's on Fire (John Cafferty song)

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"Heart's on Fire"
Single by John Cafferty
from the album Rocky IV
ReleasedMarch 1986
Format7" vinyl, 12" vinyl
LabelScotti Bros.
Songwriter(s)Vince DiCola, Ed Fruge, Joe Esposito
Producer(s)Vince DiCola, Ed Fruge
John Cafferty & The Beaver Brown Band singles chronology
"Voice of America's Sons"
"Heart's on Fire"
"Song and Dance"

"Heart's on Fire" is a song recorded by American rock singer John Cafferty. It was released in February 1986 as a single from the soundtrack to the film Rocky IV. The power ballad[1] peaked at number 76 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It was written by Vince DiCola, Ed Fruge, and Joe Esposito.

Critical reception[edit]

Nancy Ehrlich of Billboard magazine reviewed called the song "high-adrenaline rock'n'roll over pummeling percussion."[2]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1986) Peak
Canada Top Singles (RPM) 68
US Billboard Hot 100 76



  1. ^ "Ten Amazing 80s Action Movie Power Ballads".
  2. ^ "Reviews - Pop Singles: Heart's on Fire". Billboard. 98 (8): 71. February 22, 1986.