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Kings of Leon: Sex on Fire Meaning

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Song Released: 2008

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Sex on Fire Lyrics

Lay where you're laying, don't make a sound
I know they're watching, they're watching
All the comotion, kiddie like play
Has people talking, talking

You, your sex is on fire

The dark of the alley, the breaking of the day
The head while...


    #1 top rated interpretation:
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    Feb 12th 2014 report

    People.....It's just about having sex with someone who is just crazy about you as you are them. That's it! There is no rape or stupid reason for the lyrics. Things flow and rhyme...that's how a song is made. Give it up! It's a song about great sex that you want to last! If it doesn't, then "it's the greatest, the greatest...the greatest"!


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    Mar 20th 2010 report

    Sex On Fire is about possession and the ritual of exorcism. The large book that the pages are being pulled from represents a Bible or a book of exorcism spells and incantations. Chickens are often utilized for sacrificial purposes in certain religious ceremonies, such as the Cuban-based practice of Santeria. A great deal of what is going on is happening in the possessed person's mind, and you see him being held down several times as the demon residing within his body attempts to escape the exorcism. The water scenes that are depicted symbolize holy water which is, of course, also used in exorcisms.The video seems to actually be a metaphor for the classic and unremitting good versus evil fight. Reading the lines of the song, the possessed seems to understand that there are consequences in allowing the demon to possess him, but the demon is providing him with such pleasure, he can hardly fight it: I could just taste it; If it's not forever, if it's just tonight, oh it's still the greatest, etc... The warning is, however, that he will be consumed if he doesn't let go. At the end of the video, a black vapor or smoke is exhaled from his body - this would seem to depict the departure of the demon.


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    Oct 14th 2014 report

    This is heroin addiction to a tee.

  4. anonymous
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    Apr 24th 2020 report

    It’s about heroin as it says in the lyrics “I could just taste it, chased it” and “hot as a fever , rattlin bones” it’s about him on heroin and makes you last longer whilst having sex so when he says “this sex is on fire” he means it’s good sex because he is lasting.

  5. anonymous
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    Feb 17th 2019 report

    The lyrics are basically endless puns about oral sex.

  6. anonymous
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    Feb 15th 2019 report

    This song like most songs is about MK ULTRA and how artists undergo torture by their "handlers"to break their spirit in front of the watching Illuminati hierarchy. The artist has to obey, shut up and in return he will be famous:
    "Lay where you're laying
    Don't make a sound
    I know they're watching
    All the commotion"
    Paedophilia in their ranks is prevalent. People have exposed this so many times:
    "The kiddie like play
    It has people talking"
    Rape and unusual degenerate sex acts which of course occur in secret and under the cover of darkness during their ceremonies break the artist's spirit and leave their body traumatized:
    Your sex is on fire
    The dark of the alley
    The breaking of day
    Celebrities must then forcefully sleep their way to the top:
    "Head while I'm driving, Soft lips are open,them knuckles are pale, Feels like you're dying
    You're dying,I could just taste it
    Taste it
    They know that they must entertain their music industry owners when asked to in order to remain famous (greatest):
    But it's not forever
    But it's just tonight
    Oh we're still the greatest
    The greatest
    The greatest

  7. anonymous
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    Aug 28th 2018 report

    It's a song about swingers.

  8. anonymous
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    Aug 24th 2018 report

    I thought it was about an STD 'sexual transmitted disease'!

  9. anonymous
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    Nov 30th 2016 report

    It's about sex, very likely gay sex, looking at the video. White knuckles on the steering wheel. Getting head while he's driving. I don't know who the QT is in the video, but he's wiping his mouth like he's just given oral sex.

  10. anonymous
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    Apr 19th 2016 report

    Drug addiction! Look how he sweating, his eyes like like tweaked out, friends holding him down so he doesn't take off to take another hit! People have orgasmic feelings, get wet from being high, hence sex on fire, makes them feel so hot, not like any other orgasm!
    In the alley, before dawn.. . Every hour for the deals to take place, rattling bone. .. hurts if u don't get the next hit soon, can just taste it... u taste the chemicals as soon as it hits ur blood! Cmon people, gay or not, addiction is all the same!

  11. anonymous
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    Feb 24th 2013 report

    Also the whole promotion thing he mentioned is all religion. Religious people are known for being against gay sex.

  12. anonymous
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    Feb 24th 2013 report

    Adding on to my previous post. Watch the official video if you dont believe me...after the orgasams he whipes his mouth and spits out some cum. Thats what that represents. who ever was in charge of making the visuals of the musoc video was tottaly gay!

  13. anonymous
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    Feb 24th 2013 report

    Its obvious this song is about forbbidden gay sex...he is eating meat in the video than He tasted cum and got head in the car. People always watch and talk about gays but the sex is so good and he is risking aids. Its so obvious this video is about gay sex, thats why females were not allowed in this video. Be in denial and be blind no longer. He orgasams at the end.

  14. anonymous
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    May 24th 2012 report

    its about heroin. shooting up

  15. anonymous
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    May 21st 2012 report

    People assume it is about sex because of the title but originaly it was Set us on fire. What I got from the song was that this couple is involved with each other and totally consumed in their relationship. People stare at them and they don't understand what they have. When they are apart it's unbearable. They could be going through problems and yet still their relationship is the best. The people around them don't accept it because it's different, it may not be pure and innocent and always peaceful but it is the greatest love they will know.

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    Feb 28th 2012 report

    Its simply about him having such an animal attraction to her that he just wants to have sex with her anywhere...anytime...any place no matter whos looking...and that the sex is so good that he cant get it out of his mind or think of her in any other way then how good it will be each time...

  17. anonymous
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    Feb 25th 2012 report

    this song is about sex with a demon or incubus spirit, when the spirit enters him, he gets an appearance of almost physical arousal, with his upward rolling eyes , and then the spirit leaves him, that is the black smoke going out of his mouth, they never reveal the face of the spirit, hence showing only the back..the man with the book probably speakin out a chant to call in the spirit.this song is very occultic in nature

  18. anonymous
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    Dec 20th 2011 report

    it's about band members losing virginity.
    I't explains how they got first orgasm and then moved up. here is explanation: starts out with masterbation then bamm orgasm! as seen in video you see hands behind what looks like a mosquito net have a close look next time you will see lots of hands propped on something and even shows the cousin look at his hands when he is about to unwrap the foil to eat his chicken drumstick when he is finished he has grin/smile on his face. Anyway they move up to getting blow jobs etc
    virginity lost orgasm galore. shows older brother being showered with water in video which can only mean one thing!....I experienced the greatest thing ever consumed by it in fact an ORGASM/KUM A GREAT FUCK.

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