Chelsea Dagger

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"Chelsea Dagger"
Single by The Fratellis
from the album Costello Music
Released 28 August 2006
Format Vinyl record (8"), CD
Recorded 2006
Genre Indie rock, garage rock revival, alternative rock
Length 3:35
Label Fallout Records
Writer(s) Jon Fratelli
The Fratellis singles chronology
"Chelsea Dagger"
"Whistle for the Choir"

"Chelsea Dagger" is a song by Scottish rock band The Fratellis and their second single. It was released on 28 August 2006. It is taken from their debut album Costello Music, which was released in the United Kingdom on 11 September 2006. It is supposed to be named after both Jon Fratelli's wife Heather, a burlesque dancer whose stage name – Chelsea Dagger – he borrowed for the song.[1]

This song was Number 77 on Rolling Stone's list of the 100 Best Songs of 2007.[2]

Chelsea Dagger was ranked "best goal song in NHL" by Sports Illustrated. It is currently the celebratory song of the NHL's Chicago Blackhawks. [3] [4]

Track listing[edit]

CD Single, 12" "Lady-Shaped" Vinyl (Limited Edition: 2000 copies)
No. Title Length
1. "Chelsea Dagger"    
2. "Dirty Barry Stole the Bluebird"    
8" Coloured Vinyl
No. Title Length
1. "Chelsea Dagger"    
2. "The Pimp"    


  1. ^ "One For The Dagger". 2008-08-25. Retrieved 2014-10-06. 
  2. ^ "The 100 Best Songs of 2007". Rolling Stone. 11 December 2007. Archived from the original on 2007-12-15. Retrieved 2012-06-06. 
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