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Girl On Fire free piano sheet music by Alicia Keys

About the song

"Girl On Fire" is a successful track from the American singer Alicia Keys.

She recorded it at the Jungle City Studios and Oven Studios, from New York City and also at The Record Plant studios, from Los Angeles.

The idea for the song came from the singer's new life as a wife of Swizz Beatz and as a mother of their son, Egypt.

It consists of a mixture between the genres R&B and hip hop. The singer has also recorded and released two more versions of the song: a stripped-down version, with the same lyrics, named "Bluelight Remix", and the "Inferno Remix", with additional lyrics from Nicki Minaj.

The song has a duration of 3:44 minutes and it's part of the RCA label. It was written by the artist along Jeff Bhasker, Billy Squier and Salaam Remi.

The production was assured by Salaam Remi, Alicia Keys and Jeff Bhasker.

The song is part of the album with the same name and it was the first single to be released from it, on September 4th, 2012.

The American guitarist Billy Squier was also credited for the writing, as a segment of the drum section in his song "the Big Beat" was featured on the single.

"Girl On Fire" is played in the key A Major and it has a tempo of 93 beats per minute. Key's vocal performance is a proof of her talent as she reached the high note of E5.

The single received the critics' acclaim, whom described it as a "booming anthem", a "sweeping ballad". The critics also praised the singer's "trademark soaring vocals".

The music video was released on October 19th, 2012 and it was directed by Sophie Muller.

It has been said that Mary Poppins served as an inspiration for the video. It was made for the "Inferno remix" and it was launched with VEVO on November 2nd, 2012. A different version of the video was released in Japan, in January 2013.

"Girl On Fire" was first performed at the MTV Video Music Awards ceremony from 2012, which took place at the Staples Center, in Los Angeles. It has also been performed live at the 2012 Summer Olympics and also at the iTunes Festival, as well as at the MTV Europe Music Awards and on the talent show The X Factor.

The single reached number 11 on the Billboard Hot 100, and, it was certified three times platinum in Australia, two times platinum in Canada, and platinum in countries like Germany, New Zealand, Denmark, Mexico and Italy.

Download and enjoy Girl On Fire's free piano sheet below.

Girl On Fire
Artist:Alicia Keys
Producers:Alicia Keys, Jeff Bhasker and Salaam Remi
Released:September 4, 2012
Album:Girl on Fire
Track length:3:44
Writers:Alicia Keys, Salaam Remi, Jeff Bhasker and Billy Squier
Genres:R&B and Hip-Hop

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