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“Fire” is a song by English rock band Kasabian and is the lead single from their third album West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum. It was released 1 June 2009. On the week of its release it debuted at #3 in the UK Singles chart, making it their first UK Top 3 entry and their highest charting single to date as well as their fourth UK Top 10 single. It debuted at #44 in the Australian ARIA Singles Chart and has so far peaked #41.
The song featured in Callaway’s 2010 Super Bowl commercial. The song is the official song of the Premier League from the 2010-2011 season onwards. The song is also currently used by the bands home town team, Leicester City as goal music.
In October 2011, NME placed it at number 65 on its list “150 Best Tracks of the Past 15 Years”.
Kasabian Bassist Chris Edwards started with fellow band members Tom Meighan, Sergio Pizzorno and Christopher Karloff. His father used to teach at SJNCC Leicester. His mother is a keen photographer and sometimes travels with the band and photographs them backstage and on stage too. He recently made an appearance in a Carlsberg advertisement.
Having taken bass up at the relatively late age of 18, Chris Edwards started off getting an education from the likes of The Verve and Oasis, later checking out the way Noel Redding held things together in legendary late ’60s outfit the Jimi Hendrix Experience.