Hearts on Fire (HammerFall song)

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"Hearts on Fire"
Single by HammerFall
from the album Crimson Thunder
ReleasedSingle: 30 September, 2002
DVD: 4 November, 2002
RecordedMay–July 2002 Wisseloord Studios, Netherlands; Twilight Studios, Germany; Mi Sueño, Tenerife
April 2000, JM Studios, Sweden
4 August, 2001, Wacken Open Air, Germany
GenrePower metal
LengthSingle 12:11
DVD 26:32
LabelNuclear Blast
Songwriter(s)Joacim Cans, Oscar Dronjak
Producer(s)HammerFall, Charlie Bauerfeind, Martin Kronlund
HammerFall singles chronology
"Always Will Be"
"Hearts on Fire"
"Blood Bound"

"Hearts on Fire" is a song by Swedish heavy metal band HammerFall released as their single on September 30, 2002.[1] It was the only single released from their fourth studio album, Crimson Thunder. The title and lyric Hearts on Fire is a nod to the poem Der heimliche Aufmarsch by Erich Weinert. It ranked 11th in the Swedish charts and 58th in Germany.[2]

The cover artwork was created by Samwise Didier.

A promotional DVD, also titled Hearts on Fire, was released by Nuclear Blast on November 4, 2002. It ranked 9th in the Swedish charts.[3]

Track list[edit]


From Metal Archives.[1]

1."Hearts On Fire"Dronjak, Cans3:53
2."We're Gonna Make It" (Twisted Sister cover)Dee Snider3:36
3."Heeding the Call" (live)Dronjak, Cans, Strömblad4:42
4."Heeding the Call" (live video CD-ROM)  


From the song's web page.[3]

1."Hearts On Fire" (video clip)Dronjak, Cans3:53
2."The Making Of Hearts On Fire"Dronjak, Cans3:35
3."Heeding the Call" (live)Dronjak, Cans, Strömblad4:53
4."A Legend Reborn" (video clip)Dronjak, Cans5:07
5."Always Will Be" (video clip)Dronjak4:44
6."Renegade" (video clip)Dronjak, Cans, Strömblad4:20
Total length:26:32
  • Bonus materials DVD: photo gallery


Guest Performers[edit]

Release information[edit]

  • An orange 12" vinyl, 12", maxi-single, limited edition was released with three tracks on the LP. On side A; "Hearts on Fire" and on side B; "We're Gonna Make It (Twisted Sister cover) and "Heeding The Call (live)".[4]
  • The Japanese release is an enhanced version of the single and came out on 21 September 2002. It has all the tracks from the original release with three additional tracks: "Rising Force" (originally performed by Yngwie Malmsteen), "Templars Of Steel (live)" and "Let The Hammer Fall (live)".[5]


  1. ^ a b "HammerFall - Hearts on Fire - Encyclopaedia Metallum: The Metal Archives". Retrieved 26 September 2014.
  2. ^ http://swedishcharts.com/showitem.asp?interpret=HammerFall&titel=Hearts+On+Fire&cat=s
  3. ^ a b "Hearts on Fire". Archived from the original on 26 April 2014. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ http://www.discogs.com/HammerFall-Hearts-On-Fire/release/2649486
  5. ^ http://www.discogs.com/HammerFall-Hearts-On-Fire/release/2103599

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