Through The Fire

Album: I Feel For You (1984)
Charted: 60
  • I look in your eyes and I can see
    We've loved so dangerously
    You're not trusting your heart to anyone
    You tell me you're gonna play it smart
    We're through before we start
    But I believe that we've only just begun

    When it's this good, there's no saying no
    I want you so, I'm ready to go

    Through the fire
    To the limit, to the wall
    For a chance to be with you
    I'd gladly risk it all
    Through the fire
    Through whatever, come what may
    For a chance at loving you
    I'd take it all the way
    Right down to the wire
    Even through the fire

    I know you're afraid of what you feel
    You still need time to heal
    And I can help if you'll only let me try
    You touch me and something in me knew
    What I could have with you
    Well I'm not ready to kiss that dream goodbye

    When it's this sweet, there's no saying no
    I need you so, I'm ready to go

    Through the fire
    To the limit, to the wall
    For a chance to be with you
    I'd gladly risk it all
    Through the fire
    Through whatever, come what may
    For a chance at loving you
    I'd take it all the way
    Right down to the wire
    Even through the fire

    Through the test of time

    Through the fire
    To the limit, to the wall
    For a chance to be with you
    I'd gladly risk it all
    Through the fire
    Through whatever, come what may
    For a chance at loving you
    I'd take it all the way
    Right down to the wire
    Even through the fire

    Through the fire, to the limit
    (Through the fire) through the fire, through whatever
    Through the fire, to the limit
    Through the fire, through whatever

    Through the fire, to the limit
    Through the fire, through whatever
    Through the fire, to the limit
    Through the fire, through whatever

    Through the fire, to the limit
    Through the fire, through whatever
    Through the fire, to the limit
    Through the fire, through whatever

Comments: 3

  • John from Nashville, TnThis song was on the Billboard Hot 100 for 20 weeks, yet it only went to #60. Through The Fire is considered the longest-running Billboard chart entry that didn't make it to the top 40.
  • Sara from Silver Spring, MdDavid Foster composed this first as an instrumental. Along with Al Jarreau's Mornin' and James Ingram's hit "Whatever We Imagine" it was one of the songs that he did as an instrumental before the lyrical version came out. It was called
    "Chaka" since he had written it with Chaka Khan in mine (he produced, arranged and accompianed her on the album the song was featured on)
    It was co-written with Cynthia Weil (best known for her work with Barry Mann) and Tom Keane
    (who was part of the one hit wonder group "The Keane Brothers" both whom were twelve when they recorded their first album!)
    The song is really about a person in general and has been covered by both women and men. David Foster later produced Peabo Bryson's version.
  • Rodacious from Chicago, IlThis is a beautiful song about a woman who is willing to do whatever it takes for the man she loves. It is one of my favorite songs by Chaka!! She's amazing...
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