My heart is always on the line
I've travelled all kinds of places
The song is always the same
Got lonesome fuel for fire

Got forty-fives to play at night
Got books to spend with every weekend
The story's always the same
Got lonesome fuel for fire

Fuel for fire, a bitter ending
Til a sweet, sweet death
Fuel for fire, the sour note inside
An orchestra wail
Fuel for fire, uncomfortable poses
Between famous last words
Fuel for fire, a missing person
In a small, small world

I dug beneath the wall of sound
I ended up back where I started
The song is always the same
Got lonesome fuel for fire

And so my heart is always on the line
I've travelled all kinds of places
The story's always the same
Got lonesome fuel for fire


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"Fuel for Fire" as written by Matthew Stephen Ward

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    Song FactIn a May 2018 concert in Barcelona M Ward said about the song that He was influenced as a youngster by the missing children pictures on milk cartons and the Small World ride on Disneyland CA where he grew up. It seemed strange to him that the world is small and still children go missing. Years later he wrote the song with the line "missing persons in a small, small world"
    edenzvion May 24, 2018   Link

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