Circle of Fire

Album: Martinis and Bikinis (1994)


  • This song earned the singer her first Grammy nomination for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance under the "Sam Phillips" moniker (Melissa Etheridge won for "Come To My Window"). She was also nominated during her Christian music career as "Leslie Phillips" (for Best Gospel Performance with "Black & White in a Grey World" from her 1985 album of the same name).


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