Shake shake shake shake it. yeah...
Wound up, can't sleep, can't do anything right, little honey,
Oh, since I set my eyes on you.
I tell ya the truth.
Twistin' like a flame in a slow dance, baby,
You're driving me crazy.
Come on, little honey, come on now!

Fire! Smoke, she is a rising!
Fire! Smoke on the horizon!
Fire! Smoke, she is a rising!
Fire! Smoke stack lightning!
Smoke stack lightning.

Well now...You shake it up, you're to blame, got me swayin' little honey.
My heart's a ball of burnin' flame.
Oh, yes it is.
Trancing like a cat on a hot tin shack,
Lord, have mercy! Come on little sister, come on and shake it!

Fire! Smoke, she is a rising!
Fire! Smoke on the horizon! Yeah.
Fire! Smoke, she is a rising!
Fire! Smoke stack lightning! Lightning!

I was thinkin what I've been missin.
I'll tell you truthfully, well.
She's comin close now.
I can feel her.
She's getting close to me.

Fire! Smoke, she is a rising!
Fire! Smoke on the horizon!
Fire! Smoke, she is a risin risin rising!
Fire! Smoke stack lightning!

Fire..shake it baby..

Fire woman you're to blame
Fire woman you're to blame

Lyrics submitted by slagman5

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  • +4
    General Commentthis is one of my favorites cult songs!Just Great Song! Is About a dangerous womam, IMO.
    You Have To here it at some live concert! sounds more powerful !
    squeeze_my_lemonon June 20, 2003   Link
  • +4
    General CommentMy favorite song by The Cult. "twisting like a flame in a slow dance"Twisting like flame, a flame kind of moves around and is usually a bit wild. The woman is abit wild. In a slow dance she is the most into it or the wildest or most the noticeable person there. Those are my two cents.
    pringles21on November 26, 2009   Link
  • +2
    General CommentThe Cult have a unique way of being overly simplistic, but still rock. The lyrics are similar to a Jerry Lee Lewis song, or something from a time when music wasn't vulgar. I think this is cool and shows class. The music to this song kisks ass, and has just the right feel.
    rineheitzgaboton January 29, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Commentthe sparks from steam locomotives were visible at night and were called smokestack lightning--in the mid-50's Howlin Wolf said "smokestack lightning, shining like gold"--the Yardbirds covered Smokestack Lightning in the mid-60's--I bet you at least one member of The Cult loved the song when he was a kid.
    generalnewcombon November 30, 2013   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is a good song.. luv it!
    in_love_with_joeon June 07, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Commentsong of pure lust. this could be one of the greatest rock and roll songs ever. YOWZA!
    hangwire13on January 17, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentmost powerfull song ever!!!
    black eyedon September 08, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis just might be the most rockin' song of all time! Almost no one else I know knew of this song but loved it after just the first verse.
    La_Grange57on July 16, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentSome of the Cult's lyrics are cool but this seems very generic, Twistin' like a flame in a slow dance is about the only thing you might not have heard in a song before. But what does that mean? How does a flame twist and why a slow dance and then how does one twist like that anyway.
    superfreak30328on June 02, 2009   Link
  • 0
    My Interpretationstripper song
    in the 80s, before they did acrobatics on the pole, they just kinda slowly danced like a twisting flame
    come on little honey, shake it!
    jackhandeyon July 18, 2017   Link

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