Dire Straits - Heavy Fuel

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Music video by Dire Straits performing Heavy Fuel. (C) 1991 Mercury Records Limited

"Heavy Fuel" is a song by the rock band Dire Straits released on their album On Every Street in 1991. It was also released as a single, and reached number one on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks chart in the United States, after "Money for Nothing" their second song to do so.

In "Heavy Fuel", Mark Knopfler ironically extols the virtues of such conventionally frowned-upon vices as cigarettes, hamburgers, Scotch, lust, money, and violence.

The phrase "You gotta run on heavy fuel" is from the novel Money by Martin Amis, on which Knopfler based his lyric

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