Bad Ambassador

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"Bad Ambassador"
Single by The Divine Comedy
from the album Regeneration
A-side Bad Ambassador, Bad Ambassador (Live)
B-side Edward The Confessor, U.S.E., Pictures of Matchstick Men (Live), Sweden (Live), Life On Earth (Live)
Released 2001
Format 7", CD
Genre BritPop
Length 3:46
Label Parlophone/EMI
Writer(s) Neil Hannon
Producer(s) Nigel Godrich
The Divine Comedy singles chronology
"Love What You Do"
(2001)
"Bad Ambassador"
(2001)
"Perfect Lovesong"
(2001)

"Bad Ambassador" is a song by The Divine Comedy. It was released as the second single from the album Regeneration. A live version of the track serves as the A-side on the second CD single.

CD-ROM content on the first disc includes the promotional video. Filmed in black and white, it features a Bigfoot working in a paper factory and dreaming of a better life with a co-worker.

The four live tracks from the second CD and 7" were recorded at Oxford Brookes University on 21 March 2001. "Pictures of Matchstick Men" is a cover version of the Status Quo song from 1968.

Track listing[edit]

7" (R 6558)
No. Title Length
1. "Bad Ambassador"    
2. "Life on Earth" (Live)  
CD1 (CDRS6558)
No. Title Length
1. "Bad Ambassador"    
2. "Edward the Confessor"    
3. "U.S.E."    
CD2 (CDR 6558)
No. Title Length
1. "Bad Ambassador" (Live)  
2. "Pictures of Matchstick Men" (Live)  
3. "Sweden" (Live)  
CD Promo (CDR-DJ-6558)
No. Title Length
1. "Bad Ambassador"    
CD Promo (France) (SA6368)
No. Title Length
1. "Bad Ambassador"    

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