- Sex on Fire
Name = Sex on Fire
Kings of Leon
from Album =
Only by the Night
September 5, 2008( Europe) September 8, 2008( UK) September 9, 2008( USA)
Digital download, 7", CD
Recorded = 2008
Genre = Alternative, Southern, Garage rock
Length = 3:23
Label = Capitol
Chart Position = #1 (UK)
Last single = "Charmer"
This single = "Sex on Fire"
Next single = "Crawl"
Misc = Extra tracklisting
Only by the Night
Type = studio
prev_track = "Crawl"
prev_no = 2
this_track = "Sex on Fire"
track_no = 3
next_track = "Use Somebody"
next_no = 4
"Sex on Fire" is the first single of
Kings of Leon's fourth studio album" Only by the Night". The song gave Kings of Leon their first number one single, charting at the top-spot in the UK singles charton digital downloads alone, before its physical release.
The song has received generally positive reviews. "
Digital Spy" rated the song fours stars out of five, describing it as "A truly stirring single that will be a definite highlight on their winter arena tour." [ [http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/music/a128726/kings-of-leon-sex-on-fire.html Singles Reviews - Kings Of Leon: 'Sex On Fire' - Digital Spy] . " Digital Spy". Retrieved September 15 2008.] " The Sun" also praised the song, saying it is "another of the latest album’s genuinely great and grand numbers." [ [http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/showbiz/bizarre/article1677853.ece Kings Of Leon look set for ultimate success | The Sun] . " The Sun". Retrieved September 15 2008.] Planet Soundalso rated the song 9/10. However, Caleb Followill originally thought the song was "terrible" [ [http://www.spin.com/articles/kings-leon-sex-fire-terrible Kings of Leon: 'Sex on Fire' is 'Terrible' - Spin] " Spin Magazine". Retrieved September 29 2008] , according to Spin Magazineit was almost ditched during recording. Despite giving the album a 4 out of 5, Spin thought the song was 'silly'. [ [http://www.spin.com/articles/kings-leon-sex-fire-terrible Kings of Leon: 'Sex on Fire' is 'Terrible' - Spin] " Spin Magazine". Retrieved September 29 2008]
# "Sex on Fire"
# "Beneath The Surface"
# "Sex on Fire"
# "Knocked Up (Live)"
The song has had a large amount of
downloads on both UKand Australian iTunes, however due to a large amount of complaints iTuneshas brured the "e" in the song making it "S*x on fire".
September 14 2008, the song entered the UK Singles Chartat #1 on downloads alone, knocking Katy Perry off the top spot. Sex On Fire spent three weeks at #1 before being replaced by Pink's 'So What'.
* [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HHhhcKxflMY "Sex on Fire" music video on YouTube]
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