"Out Of The Frying Pan (and Into The Fire)" as written by and Jim Steinman....
It's only two o'clock
And the temperature's beginning to soar
And all around the city
You see the walking wounded and the living dead
It's never been this hot and I've never been so bored
And breathing is just no fun anymore
Then I saw you like a summer dream
And you're the answer to every prayer that I ever said
I saw you like a summer dream
And you're the answer to every prayer that I ever said

You can feel the pulse of the pavement
Racing like a runaway horse
The subways are sizzling
And the skin of the streets is gleaming with sweat
I've seen you sitting on the steps outside
And you were looking so restless and reckless and lost
I think it's time for you to come inside
I'll be waiting here with something that you'll never forget
I think it's time for you to come inside
I'll be waiting here with something that you'll never forget

Come on, come on and there'll be no turning back
You were only killing time and it'll kill you right back
Come on, come on, it's time to burn up the fuse
You got nothing to do and even less to lose
You got nothing to do and even less to lose

So wander down to the ancient hallway,
Taking the stairs only one at a time
Follow the sound of my heartbeat now
I'm in the room at the top,
You're at the end of the line
So open the door and lay down on the bed,
The sun is just a ball of desire

And I wanna take you out of the frying pan
And into the fire
Out of the frying pan and into the fire
Out of the frying pan and into the fire

And I wanna take you out of the frying pan
And into the fire
Out of the frying pan and into the fire
Out of the frying pan and into the fire

And into the fire, fire, fire,
And into the fire, fire, fire
And into the fire, fire, fire,
And into the fire

It's only two o'clock
And the temperature's beginning to soar
And all around the city
You see the walking wounded and the living dead
It's never been this hot and I've never been so bored
And breathing is just no fun anymore
Then I saw you like a summer dream
And you're the answer to every prayer that I ever said
I saw you like a summer dream
And you're the answer to every prayer that I ever said

And into the, and into the, and into the
And into the fire, fire, fire,
And into the fire, fire, fire
And into the fire, fire, fire,
And into the fire

And into the fire, fire, fire,
And into the fire, fire, fire
And into the fire!


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"Out of the Frying Pan (& Into the Fire)" as written by Jim Steinman

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  • +1
    General CommentWhy hasn't anyone commented on this song? its awsome! meaning is pretty simple i think: its hot, im bored, lets have sex.
    unoriginalname16on April 13, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General CommentYes Jim Steinman's pianowork is amazing. The piano solo at the beginning of Anything for Love gets me every time.
    Consanguinityon June 17, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentlol unoriginal16 you got in before me again! Could i have met someone as bigger fan of Meat Loaf as i am ?
    zotonon April 13, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentNo - cause ya aint met me!
    Song rocks!
    Bat_out_hellon April 18, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIm a HUGE fan...if Meat Loaf was a woman i'd do her.
    unoriginalname16on May 21, 2005   Link
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    General CommentTo me, all songs, like all art are a 'question mark'. There is no one definite interpretation of a song and that's what makes them fascinating and powerful - almost everyone can get something out of a song that reaches to them...
    To me it's about God reaching out to someone searching:
    "It's only two o'clock and the temperature's beginning to soar
    And all around the city you see the walking wounded and the living dead" - the world without God.
    "Then I saw you like a summer dream
    And you're the answer to every prayer that I ever said
    I saw you like a summer dream
    And you're the answer to every prayer that I ever said"
    "I've seen you sitting on the steps outside
    And you were looking so restless and reckless and lost
    I think it's time for you to come inside
    I'll be waiting here with something that you'll never forget" - God saying 'invite me in'
    "Come on, come on and there'll be no turning back
    You were only killing time and it'll kill you right back"

    "So wander down to the ancient hallway, taking the stairs only one at a time
    Follow the sound of my heartbeat now
    I'm in the room at the top, you're at the end of the line"
    "So wander down to the ancient hallway, taking the stairs only one at a time
    Follow the sound of my heartbeat now
    I'm in the room at the top, you're at the end of the line"
    "Out of the frying pan (and into the fire)"
    mtuon April 01, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentare you serious?

    So open the door and lay down on the bed,
    The sun is just a ball of desire

    And I wanna take you out of the frying pan
    And into the fire

    wow, god must be a whore
    ph3yon January 02, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentFirst Meatloaf song I listened. The song is ofcourse about making love. Meatloaf's way of piano in rocknroll is just awesome.

    Rock on!
    baronofhellon June 01, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI thinks its about a guy seeing a girl that is having a hard time and he trys to help her by showing her a good time and how to live life better........great song definatly one of my favorite Meat Loaf songs.

    And I agree with the piano thing...its just amazing. My fav piano part in a Meat Loaf song would have to be the one in the begging of Bat Out of Hell but the one in I'd Do Anything for Love is rly good too.
    XmeatXloafXfreakXon August 16, 2009   Link

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