Before the Worst

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"Before the Worst"
Single by The Script
from the album The Script
Released 20 June 2009
Format CD single, Digital download
Recorded 2007
Genre Indie pop
Length 3:23
Label Sony Music
Writer(s) Sheehan, Power, O' Donoghue
Producer(s) Mark Sheehan
The Script singles chronology
"Talk You Down"
"Before the Worst"
"For The First Time"

"Before the Worst" is a song by Irish band The Script, released as the fifth and final single from their self-titled debut album The Script. The Script performed "Before The Worst" during half time of the 2009 NRL Grand Final. The single reached #10 in Australia and was certified gold. The music video was filmed in Belfast, Northern Ireland and premiered on Channel 4 as part of T4.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Before The Worst" - 3:23
  2. "Bullet From A Gun" - 4:10
  1. "Before The Worst" - 3:23
  2. "Bullet From A Gun" - 4:10
  • Australian CD single[3]
  1. "Before The Worst" - 3:23
  2. "Before The Worst" (Armand Van Helden Remix) - 5:46
  3. "Before The Worst" (Live at the Islington Academy, 8 April 2008) - 4:03
  4. "Before The Worst" (Demo Version) - 3:11

Charts and Certification[edit]

Chart (2009) Peak
Australia (ARIA)[4] 10
Ireland (IRMA)[5] 37
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[6] 96

Year-end charts[edit]

End of year chart (2009) Position
Australian Singles Chart 89[7]


Region Certification Sales/shipments
Australia (ARIA)[8] Gold 35,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone
xunspecified figures based on certification alone