Both Page and Rodgers refused to play any material from their former bands and instead opted for a selection of Firm songs plus tracks from both their solo albums. The new songs were heavily infused with a soulful and more commercially accessible sound, courtesy of Franklin's fretless bass guitar underpinning an understated song structure. Despite refusing to play old material, the last track from The Firm, "Midnight Moonlight", was originally an unreleased Led Zeppelin song entitled "The Swan Song". This caused some critics to believe that Page had begun to run out of ideas. In subsequent press interviews, Page had indicated that the band was never meant to last more than two albums. After the band split, Page and Rodgers returned to solo work while Chris Slade joined AC/DC and Franklin teamed up with guitarist John Sykes in Blue Murder.
The Firm were an English rock supergroup comprising former Free and Bad Company singer Paul Rodgers, ex-Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page.
Although refusing to play old material, the last track from The Firm, "Midnight Moonlight", was originally an unreleased song by Led Zeppelin entitled "The Swan Song".
Well I'm not uptight, not unattractive
turn me on tonight, I'm radioactive. Radioactive.
Well its not a fight, and I'm not your captive
turn me loose to the night - I'm radioactive, radioactive
I want to stay with you; I don't want to play with you (baby)
I want just to lay with you and I want you to know
got to concentrate -
don't be distractive
turn me loose tonight - I'm radioactive. Radioactive
repeat chorus, etc to fade