The song contains an interpolation of the drums from the song " The Big Beat " by American rock guitarist Billy Squier , who received a writing credit on "Girl on Fire". Keys recorded a three-track suite for the song, consisting of the main version in addition to two remixes. The first remix, titled "Inferno", adds two new verses from American hip hop artist Nicki Minaj , whilst the second mix titled "Bluelight" strips back the drums and piano leaving a sparse bass-led production and re-recorded "smokey" vocals. The song has sold over 4 million paid downloads in the United States. Alongside the main single, Keys recorded two other versions: the Inferno Remix which features new verses from Nicki Minaj and a Bluelight Remix which strips back the vocals and production from the main single. Debuting a new song at the VMAs is definitely special. It's the right energy. It's the right vibe.
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Alicia Keys Lyrics. She's just a girl and she's on fire Hotter than a fantasy, lonely like a highway She's living in a world and it's on fire Filled with catastrophe, but she knows she can fly away Ohhhh oh oh oh oh She got both feet on the ground And she's burning it down Ohhhh oh oh oh oh She got her head in the clouds And she's not backing down This girl is on fire This girl is on fire She's walking on fire Looks like a girl, but she's a flame So bright, she can burn your eyes Better look the other way You can try but you'll never forget her name She's on top of the world Hottest of the hottest girls say Ohhhh oh oh oh We got our feet on the ground And we're burning it down Ohhhh oh oh oh oh Got our head in the clouds And we're not coming down This girl is on fire