Just Like Fire
by Pink

Album: Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016)
Charted: 19 10

Songfacts®:

  • Pink co-wrote and recorded this celebration of individuality for Disney's movie Alice Through the Looking Glass. It marked the first time the songstress has written an original song for a live-action feature film. Pink also did a cover version of "White Rabbit" for the motion picture's marketing campaign.
  • Pink co-penned the song with Swedish producers Max Martin, Shellback and Oscar Holter. Pink, Martin and Shellback previously struck gold with the songstress' Hot 100 #1 hits: "So What" and "Raise Your Glass."
  • The song was only Pink's second solo release since 2013, following on from 2015's non-album single "Today's The Day," which also served as a theme tune for season 13 of The Ellen DeGeneres Show.
  • This is the second "just like" song Pink has recorded, following her 2002 hit single "Just Like A Pill."
  • Directed by Dave Meyers (Katy Perry, Rihanna), the song's music video starts with a cameo from Pink's husband, Carey Hart. The singer and her 4-year-old daughter, Willow Sage, then enter a trippy Lewis Carroll world journeying through various Alice in Wonderland locales. Pink takes on a number of characters from the English writer's fantasy universe, including a complete chess board army and a floating Mad Hatter's tea party. There are also brief cameos from the movie's stars, Johnny Depp and Helena Bonham Carter.

Comments: 1

  • Alicia from CanadaI love this song so much!
see more comments

Editor's Picks

Motley Crue

Motley CrueFact or Fiction

Was Dr. Feelgood a dentist? Did the "Crüecifixion" really happen?

Let Me Be Your Teddy Bear: Teddy Bears and Teddy Boys in Songs

Let Me Be Your Teddy Bear: Teddy Bears and Teddy Boys in SongsSong Writing

Elvis, Little Richard and Cheryl Cole have all sung about Teddy Bears, but there is also a terrifying Teddy song from 1932 and a touching trucker Teddy tune from 1976.

Emmylou Harris

Emmylou HarrisSongwriter Interviews

She thinks of herself as a "song interpreter," but back in the '80s another country star convinced Emmylou to take a crack at songwriting.

Pam Tillis

Pam TillisSongwriter Interviews

The country sweetheart opines about the demands of touring and talks about writing songs with her famous father.

Gary Louris of The Jayhawks

Gary Louris of The JayhawksSongwriter Interviews

The Jayhawks' song "Big Star" has special meaning to Gary, who explains how longevity and inspiration have trumped adulation.

Sub Pop Founder Bruce Pavitt On How To Create A Music Scene

Sub Pop Founder Bruce Pavitt On How To Create A Music SceneSong Writing

With $50 and a glue stick, Bruce Pavitt created Sub Pop, a fanzine-turned-label that gave the world Nirvana and grunge. He explains how motivated individuals can shift culture.