By now, you’ve likely heard Girl on Fire, Alicia Key’s new single. It’s all over the radio and was even recently featured in the Fox television series Glee.
“She’s just a girl and she’s on fire,” Keys sings in her raspy trademark voice. “Hotter than a fantasy, lonely like a highway. She’s living in a world, and it’s on fire. Feeling the catastrophe, but she knows she can fly away.” And then in a thick, emotionally charged and power-filled tone, she belts, “This girl is on fire, this girl is on fire. She’s walking on fire, this girl is on fire.”
The concept of passion-filled “girl on fire” is an interesting and alluring one, and it resonates deeply with me every time I hear the song. So deeply in fact, that the melody and lyrics continue to reverberate in my head, long after the song has finished playing.Read More