Beautiful Thieves

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"Beautiful Thieves"
Single by AFI
from the album Crash Love
Released April 12, 2010 (2010-04-12)
Format 7", digital download
Recorded 2009
Genre Rock
Length 3:46
Label Interscope
Writer(s) AFI
Producer(s) Joe McGrath
AFI singles chronology
"Beautiful Thieves"
"I Hope You Suffer"

"Beautiful Thieves" is a song by American rock band AFI. It was released as a single from their eighth studio album Crash Love[1] and was released to radio on November 23, 2009. It peaked at #23 on the Alternative Songs chart and #48 on the Rock Songs chart.

Music video[edit]

The music video for "Beautiful Thieves" was directed by Travis Kopach and it premiered on February 4, 2010.[2] The video was filmed on December 16, 2009 at a mansion in Simi Valley, California. It features scenes of the band performing, as well as a storyline that "shows people being forced to be responsible for their actions; we implement that retribution, if you will," according to Havok.[2]


Chart Peak
U.S. Alternative Songs[3] 23
U.S. Rock Songs[3] 48


  1. ^ Tim Karan (2010-02-04). "WATCH AFI'S VIDEO FOR "BEAUTIFUL THIEVES"". Retrieved 2010-06-16. 
  2. ^ a b Chris Ryan (2010-02-01). "Video Sneak Peek: AFI, 'Beautiful Thieves'". Retrieved 2010-06-16. 
  3. ^ a b " – Beautiful Thives – AFI". Archived from the original on 2 June 2010. Retrieved 2010-06-03.