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Flamethrower (song)

"Flamethrower" is a song by J Geils Band released in 1982 as the B side to "Freeze Frame" released on the album of the same name.

Single by The J. Geils Band
from the album Freeze Frame
A-side "Freeze Frame"
Released 1982
Recorded 1981
Genre Soul
Length 4:58
Label EMI
Writer(s) Seth Justman
The J. Geils Band singles chronology
"Freeze Frame"
"Angel in Blue"

Commercial performanceEdit

"Flamethrower" received airplay on Urban contemporary radio notably, in Metro Detroit, and reached number 25 on the Billboard soul chart. The song also received airplay on rock and Top 40 stations.

Chart positionsEdit

Chart (1982) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play[1] 12
U.S. Billboard Hot Black Singles[2] 25


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Hot Dance/Disco: 1974-2003. Record Research. p. 108. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 227.