Actions & Motives

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"Actions & Motives"
Single by 10 Years
from the album Division
Released May 24, 2009
Format CD single, digital download
Recorded 2007-2008
Genre Alternative metal
Length 3:24
Label Universal Records
Writer(s) Jesse Hasek
Producer(s) Rick Parashar
10 Years singles chronology
"So Long, Good-Bye"
"Actions & Motives"
"Shoot It Out"

Actions & Motives is the third single by American alternative rock band 10 Years.[1] It was released on their fourth studio album, and second major label release, Division. This song was not a mainstream success for the band, charted at No. 36 on the Billboard Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks.

Single release[edit]

On May 24, 2009, an EP for Actions & Motives was released via the iTunes Store. It has a promotional video for the song, a live, acoustic version of the track "Russian Roulette", along with Actions & Motives itself. On the band's MySpace blog, they stated it was an economic stimulus deal. The price for the EP was only $1.49 in the USA.[2]

Promotional video[edit]

The video, (although much shorter than the actual song), features live performance of "Actions and Motives". It also features an interview, where the interviewer asks about the band. He states that he reads a lot about them on Wikipedia.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Actions & Motives"   3:23
2. "Actions & Motives" (Promotional video) 2:04
3. "Russian Roulette" (Live Acoustic version) 3:37


  1. ^ "10 YEARS | OFFICIAL SITE". Retrieved 2011-11-02. 
  2. ^ "Connecting to the iTunes Store". Retrieved 2011-11-02.