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"A City on Fire"
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Single by Fightstar
from the album Be Human: Deluxe Edition
Released21 December 2009
FormatDigital download
Recorded2009
GenreAlternative Metal, Post-Hardcore
Length3:11
Writer(s)Charlie Simpson, Alex Westaway, Dan Haigh, Omar Abidi
Producer(s)Fightstar
Fightstar singles chronology

"A City on Fire" is a song by English alternative rock band Fightstar, released 20 December 2009, on Search and Destroy Records as a digital download only.[1][2]

The single is featured on the deluxe edition re-release of the band's third album, Be Human, which includes four recorded tracks.[3]

Contents

  • 1 Digital bundle
  • 2 Music video
  • 3 Chart positions
  • 4 Personnel
  • 5 References
  • 6 External links

Digital bundle

  1. "A City on Fire" - 3:11
  2. "Vincent" (Don McLean cover) - 4:01

Music video

A music video was filmed for the single in October 2009,[4] and premiered on the bands MySpace on 24 October. The video was directed by Sitcom Soldiers.[5]

The video depicts the band performing in a studio in front of a brightly lit display screen. There are also various shots of London sped up, and various political messages on billboards.

Personnel

  • Charlie Simpson — lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Alex Westaway — lead guitar, vocals
  • Dan Haigh – bass guitar
  • Omar Abidi – drums, percussion

References

  1. ^ "A City on Fire by Fightstar". Amazon. Retrieved 6 December 2009. 
  2. ^ "Fightstar - A City on Fire - MP3 music download". Play.com. Retrieved 6 December 2009. 
  3. ^ Wootton, Dan. "Fightstar: Interview". News of the World. Retrieved 15 August 2009. 
  4. ^ "Fightstar - "A City on Fire" Music Video shoot pictures". Fightstar Official Myspace. Archived from the original on 7 February 2009. Retrieved 19 October 2009. 
  5. ^ "A City On Fire official video". Fightstar Official Myspace. Archived from the original on 29 December 2012. Retrieved 24 October 2009. 
  6. ^ "UK Top 30 Indie Singles Chart". BBC Radio One. Archived from the original on 3 January 2010. 
  7. ^ "UK Top 30 Rock Singles Chart". BBC Radio One. Archived from the original on 3 January 2010. 
  8. ^ http://www.officialcharts.com/charts/scottish-singles-chart/20091227/41/

External links

  • Official Video on YouTube.
   

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