Calm The Fire

Songfacts®:

  • Myles Kennedy and producer Michael "Elvis" Baskette came up with the song's intro one night, which the Alter Bridge singer described to Kerrang! magazine as "kind of a tip of the hat to Queen."
  • Guitarist Mark Tremonti discussed his and Kennedy's contributions to this song during an interview with MusicRadar.com: "Myles and I do a lot of cool guitar stuff together," he said. "We're playing two totally different parts during the verses. It's only in the pre-chorus where we sync up with each other, but for the most part, we're trying to really complement our separate approaches. It's always very inspiring to see what Myles comes up with. I can't say enough about him as a guitarist."

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