A Long December

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"A Long December"
Single by Counting Crows
from the album Recovering the Satellites
Released December 1996
Format CD single
Recorded The Sound Factory, Hollywood, CA
Genre Alternative rock
Length 4:57
Label Geffen
Writer(s) Adam Duritz
Producer(s) Gil Norton
Counting Crows singles chronology
"Angels of the Silences"
"A Long December"
"Daylight Fading"

"A Long December" is a song by American alternative rock band Counting Crows. It is the second single and thirteenth track from their second album, Recovering The Satellites (1996). The song peaked at number five on the U.S. Hot Modern Rock Tracks and #1 on the Canadian Singles Chart.[1]

The video for the song featured Courteney Cox, whom frontman Adam Duritz had dated.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "A Long December" - 4:57
  2. "Ghost Train" (Live)


Chart (1996) Peak
Canadian RPM Singles Chart 1
Canadian RPM Alternative 30 17
UK Singles Chart 62
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 Airplay 6
U.S. Billboard Top 40 Mainstream 7
U.S. Billboard Adult Top 40 6
U.S. Billboard Modern Rock Tracks 5


  1. ^ "Top Singles - Volume 64, No. 25, February 24, 1997". RPM. Retrieved 2012-05-05. 

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