Kings of Leon: Sex on Fire Meaning
Song Released: 2008
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Sex on Fire Lyrics
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...
anonymous Feb 15th, 2019 2:08am 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
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
anonymous Feb 12th, 2014 2:08pm 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"!
anonymous Mar 20th, 2010 3:53am 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.
anonymous Feb 17th, 2019 2:16pm report
The lyrics are basically endless puns about oral sex.
anonymous Aug 28th, 2018 8:04pm report
It's a song about swingers.
anonymous Aug 24th, 2018 8:42am report
I thought it was about an STD 'sexual transmitted disease'!
anonymous Nov 30th, 2016 11:56am 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.
anonymous Apr 19th, 2016 4:20am 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!
anonymous Oct 14th, 2014 10:09pm report
This is heroin addiction to a tee.
anonymous Feb 24th, 2013 2:51pm report
Also the whole promotion thing he mentioned is all religion. Religious people are known for being against gay sex.
anonymous Feb 24th, 2013 2:48pm 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!
anonymous Feb 24th, 2013 2:31pm 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.
anonymous May 24th, 2012 5:51pm report
its about heroin. shooting up
anonymous May 21st, 2012 5:35am 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.
anonymous Feb 28th, 2012 2:57pm 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...
anonymous Feb 25th, 2012 2:42am 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
anonymous Dec 20th, 2011 12:56pm 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.
After looking at the video and rereading the lyrics to this song, I see a very dark and sinister interpretation.
The story begins just after the writer abducts a young girl from a playground or outside a school. She is confined in his vehicle. As they are driving away she is commanded to lay still and be quiet. A people are watching and a comotion is starting due to people's realization that a young girl seems to be missing.
He drives her to an alley where he rapes her all night. At first light he drives off to kill her and burn the body. As he is driving he forces her to give head. Thereafter, he strangles her to death. His knuckles are pale as he squeezes her throat; her mouth is of course open as she chokes and gasps for air.
He then burns the body. The fire feels feverish against his skin. He can taste her burning flesh. The bones rattle as the flesh is burned away.
'Sex on Fire" is sex with the knowledge your murder will follow. You are consumed with what will transpire...DEATH.
Interestingly, the video shows the singer being exorcised of a demon. Pesumably, the demon that possessed him to commit this hellish act.
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