(Can't Get My) Head Around You

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"(Can't Get My) Head Around You"
Single by The Offspring
from the album Splinter
B-side Gotta Get Away(Live)
Released April 13, 2004
Format 7" Vinyl and CD[1]
Recorded 2003
Genre Punk rock, alternative rock, Melodic hardcore
Length 02:15
Label Columbia[2]
Writer(s) Dexter Holland
Producer(s) Brendan O'Brien[3]
The Offspring singles chronology
"Hit That"
(2003)
"(Can't Get My) Head Around You"
(2004)
"Spare Me the Details"
(2004)

"(Can't Get My) Head Around You" is a punk rock song by The Offspring. The song features as the sixth track of the band's seventh studio album Splinter (2003) and was released as the second single from the album in 2004. The song also appears as the 14th and final track on the band's Greatest Hits (2005).

Track listing[edit]

Version 1[1]
No. Title Length
1. "(Can't Get My) Head Around You"   2:14
2. "Gotta Get Away" (Live) 3:46
3. "Come Out And Play" (Live) 3:10
4. "The Kids Aren't Alright" (BBC Radio 1 Session) 4:16
Austria CD maxi[2]
No. Title Length
1. "(Can't Get My) Head Around You"   2:16
2. "Come Out and Play" (Live) 3:12
3. "Gotta Get Away" (Live) 3:44
4. "Hit That" (Live) 2:50
5. "(Can't Get My) Head Around You" (Video) 2:16

Limited edition 7" picture disc[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "(Can't Get My) Head Around You"   2:14
2. "Gotta Get Away" (Live) 3:44

Japan CD maxi[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "(Can't Get My) Head Around You"   2:14
2. "Hit That" (Live) 2:50
3. "Come Out and Play" (Live) 3:12
4. "Gotta Get Away" (Live) 3:44
5. "The Kids Aren't Alright" (BBC Radio 1 Session) 4:16
6. "(Can't Get My) Head Around You" (Video CD extra) 2:16

Promo CD[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "(Can't Get My) Head Around You"   2:14

Music video[edit]

A music video was released in support of the single. The video clip features the band playing in a dome lit by fluorescent lights and was shot with over 125 cameras,[4] in what the band's website calls 'the ultimate performance video'. The video was directed by Joseph Kahn, with Chris Watts supervising the visual effects and the multicamera system.

This is the first music video from The Offspring to show Atom Willard playing the drums.

DVD appearances[edit]

The music video also appears on the Complete Music Video Collection DVD. It was released in 2005.

Chart positions[edit]

Chart Peak
position
Australian ARIA Charts 47
UK Singles Chart 48
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 120
U.S. Billboard Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks 16
U.S. Billboard Hot Modern Rock Tracks 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Offspring, The – (Can't Get My) Head Around You". Discogs. Retrieved July 19, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "(Can't Get My) Head Around You". Rate Your Music. Retrieved July 19, 2013. 
  3. ^ "The Offspring – Can't Get My Head Around You". Allmusic. Retrieved July 19, 2013. 
  4. ^ D'Angelo, Joe (March 3, 2004). "Offspring Approach Latest Video From Every Possible Angle". MTV News. Retrieved July 19, 2013.