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In Germany, the single debuted at number ninety seven on the German Singles Chartand began to rise and fall in the next several weeks.
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Recording Industry Association of America. Europe European Hot Singles . US Alternative Songs Billboard . However, Caleb Followill originally thought the song was "terrible";  according to Spin Magazine it was almost ditched during recording. This song was number 40 on Rolling Stone ' s list of the Best Songs of The director of the music video for "Sex on Fire" was Sophie Muller.