Afternoons & Coffeespoons

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"Afternoons & Coffeespoons"
Single by Crash Test Dummies
from the album God Shuffled His Feet
Released June 1994
Format CD
Genre Alternative rock
Length 3:53
Label Arista
Writer(s) Brad Roberts
Producer(s) Jerry Harrison
Crash Test Dummies singles chronology
"Swimming in Your Ocean"
"Afternoons & Coffeespoons"
"God Shuffled His Feet"

"Afternoons & Coffeespoons" is a song of the Canadian pop band Crash Test Dummies and is the third single from the 1993 album God Shuffled His Feet. "Afternoons & Coffeespoons" has been called the band's most popular song amongst fans.[1]


The title and lyrics of the song are based on the T. S. Eliot poem The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock.

Music video[edit]

The music video features Brad Roberts as a patient in a hospital, with the rest of the band playing the doctors operating on him.


Chart (1994) Peak
Australia (ARIA)[2] 40
Canada (RPM) 24
Finland (Suomen virallinen lista)[3] 16
Germany (Media Control Charts)[4] 39
Ireland (IRMA) 23
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[5] 41
United Kingdom (The Official Charts Company) 23
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 66

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