Composed by Dennis Linde. First performed by country music songwriter and soul singer Arthur Alexander in 1972. Elvis Presley also recorded the song in 1972. It reached No.1 in the USA. The Elvis Presley version of Burning Love has been used in many films, television shows, and video games. It was even used as a wake-up call for the astronauts on the space shuttle mission STS-123 in 2008. Many of Elvis’s songs have been re-recorded in recent years by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in London, UK, whilst using original vocal recordings by the singer.