"Rooms on Fire" is a song by the American singer-songwriter Stevie Nicks. Released in May 1989, it was the first single to be taken from Nicks' fourth solo album, The Other Side of the Mirror.
The song was quite successful on both sides of the Atlantic, reaching #16 in both the UK (Nicks' first ever UK Top 40 solo hit and her highest chart position there to date) and the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, and also topped the U.S. Mainstream Rock Tracks chart.
"Rooms on Fire" was performed sporadically at Nicks' live concerts up until New Year's Eve of 1999, though it has yet to be played live since then.
In a 1989 interview, Nicks gave personal insight as to the meaning of "Rooms on Fire":
"Rooms on Fire is about a girl who goes through a life like I have gone through, where she finally accepts the idea that there never will be those other things in her life. She will never be married, she will never have children, she will never do those [that] part of life."
In the music video, Nicks is seen holding a baby dressed in white, played by her goddaughter.
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