Black Chandelier

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"Black Chandelier"
Single by Biffy Clyro
from the album Opposites
B-side The Rain
Thundermonster
Many of Horror
City of Dreadful Night
Milky
Released 14 January 2013
Format 7", Digital download
Recorded 2011-2012, Ocean Way Recording, Los Angeles
Genre Alternative rock
Length 4:06
Label 14th Floor
Producer(s) Garth "GGGarth" Richardson
Biffy Clyro singles chronology
"God and Satan"
(2010)
"Black Chandelier"
(2013)
"Biblical"
(2013)

"Black Chandelier" is a song by Scottish alternative rock band Biffy Clyro. The track was first released in the United Kingdom on 14 January 2013 as the lead single from the band's sixth studio album, Opposites (2013).[1] The track received its first play on 19 November 2012, having been selected as BBC Radio 1 DJ Zane Lowe's Hottest Record in the World.[2]

Track listing[edit]

Digital download[3]
No. Title Length
1. "Black Chandelier"   4:05
2. "The Rain"   2:21
3. "Thundermonster"   3:27
4. "Many of Horror" (Live at RockNess 2012) 4:27
Vinyl[4]
No. Title Length
1. "Black Chandelier"   4:05
2. "Milky"   3:35
RSD Exclusive Vinyl Release[4]
No. Title Length
1. "Black Chandelier" (Live Zurich, Switzerland 19.01.13)"   3:57
2. "City of Dreadful Night"   4:49

Charts[edit]

Chart (2013) Peak
position
Canada Alternative Rock (America's Music Charts) [5] 30
Czech Republic (Rádio Top 100)[6] 50
Ireland (IRMA)[7] 75
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[8] 8
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[9] 14
UK Rock and Metal (Official Charts Company)[10] 1
US Alternative Songs (Billboard)[11] 25

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format
United Kingdom 19 November 2012[2] Radio airplay
13 January 2013[3] Digital Download
14 January 2013[4] Vinyl

References[edit]

  1. ^ "News - FIRST PLAY OF NEW SINGLE 'BLACK CHANDELIER' TONIGHT!!". Biffy Clyro. Retrieved 19 November 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Hottest Record in the World: Biffy Clyro 'Black Chandelier'". BBC. 19 November 2012. Retrieved 19 January 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Biffy Clyro - 'Black Chandelier' - Digital EP". iTunes. Retrieved 19 January 2013. 
  4. ^ a b c "Biffy Clyro - 'Black Chandelier' - Vinyl". Amazon. Retrieved 19 January 2013. 
  5. ^ "Canada: Alternative Rock". America's Music Charts. February 26, 2013. Archived from the original on February 26, 2013. Retrieved February 26, 2013. 
  6. ^ "ČNS IFPI" (in Czech). Hitparáda – Radio Top 100 Oficiální. IFPI Czech Republic. Note: insert 20138 into search. Retrieved 22 December 2014.
  7. ^ "Chart Track: Week 03, 2013". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved 22 December 2014.
  8. ^ "Archive Chart: 2013-01-26". Scottish Singles Top 40. Retrieved 22 December 2014.
  9. ^ "Archive Chart: 2013-01-26" UK Singles Chart. Retrieved 22 December 2014.
  10. ^ "Archive Chart: 2013-01-26" UK Rock Chart. Retrieved 22 December 2014.
  11. ^ "Biffy Clyro Album & Song Chart History" Billboard Alternative Songs for Biffy Clyro. Retrieved 22 December 2014.

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