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Songs that mention fire or the process of burning:
Central theme[edit | edit source]
- Burning Coffee
- Dog On Fire
- Everything Is Catching On Fire
- If I Wasn't Shy - "I'd burn all the uniforms", etc.
- Kumbaya - "Something's burning, my Lord"
- The Sun Is On Fire
- You're On Fire
Briefly mentioned[edit | edit source]
- Answer - "The cake was lit and as you blew the candles out..."
- By The Time You Get This - "We'll have all gone up in smoke"
- Cage And Aquarium - "Yawn as your plane goes down in flames"
- Canajoharie - "They smoked the proof"; "A rocket ship experiment went awry when the prototype exploded on the launching site"
- Different Town - "Bubs would give away flame throwers"
- The End Of The Tour - "I was bent metal, you were a flaming wreck / When we kissed at the overpass"
- The Everlasting Vibe - "I had crashed and burned"
- Fun Assassin - "Like a magnet to a flame"
- I'll Sink Manhattan - "Burn your forget-me-nots"
- I'm Impressed - "That Godzilla's flaming breath"
- Impossibly New - "Burning leaves and morning suits"; "As we gather round the campfire"
- In Fact - "They march with pitchforks and torches now"
- It Never Fails - "Burns her factory to the floor"
- The Lady And The Tiger - "Burn a hole in the wall"; "You'll start a fire, destroy the entire Lady and the Tiger hall"
- Let Your Hair Hang Down - "Who said to stomp the fire out?"
- Museum Of Idiots - "I guess I'll still be around when they burn, burn it down"
- Never Knew Love - "The few who so hale and hearty, now broken down and burned"
- Nightgown Of The Sullen Moon - "Fire alarms go off in your head"
- No One Knows My Plan - "Why the smell of burning autumn leaves"
- Old Pine Box - "You pulled the fire alarm"
- One More Parade - "Light the flame", "World's in flames"
- Operators Are Standing By - "Smoking cigarettes and drinking coffee"
- Our Cannibal Friends - "The bar fire's started"
- Put Your Hand Inside The Puppet Head - "With the burn-smell factory closing up"
- Rest Awhile - "Out of the burning wreckage I fell"
- Shape Shifter - "They said the planet wouldn't undulate and then burst into flames"
- (She Was A) Hotel Detective In The Future Commentary - "We used models painted to look like humans and then set on fire"
- Stand On Your Own Head - "I see smoke signals coming from them / They say, 'We are out of furniture'"
- Stone Cold Coup D'État - "Autumn leaves will burn"
- The Statue Got Me High - "And when the screaming fire engine siren filled the air", other references to things burning and frying, and a burning Linnell in the music video
- Thermostat - "Or is the thermostat engulfed in flames, or is it just me?"
- Thinking Machine - "Uncle fourteen marching flame"
- Three Might Be Duende - "Hot from the embers"
- Trucker's Coffee - "One truck was on fire and spinning around"
- Walk On Water - "I made it through the fire", "I'm gonna dance through the fire"
- We Want A Rock - "Someone in this town is trying to burn the playhouse down"
- Why Does The Sun Really Shine? - "The sun is a quagmire / It's not made of fire"
- Wicked Little Critta - "As he proceeds to torch the place / As he proceeds to scorch the place"
- With The Dark - "Rusted, crusted, combusted, and dusted"
- Yeah, The Deranged Millionaire - "Burning money all day"
- Yeh Yeh - "And when she kisses, I feel the fire get hot"
Honorable mention[edit | edit source]
- The Don't Let's Start cover consists of a snowman warming himself over a pile of burning money.