Death (song)

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"Death"
Single by White Lies
from the album To Lose My Life...
B-side "Black Song"; various remixes
Released 22 September 2008
Format 7" vinyl, CD single, digital download
Genre Indie rock,[1] post-punk revival, new wave
Length 5:01
Label Fiction
Writer(s) White Lies
Producer(s) Ed Buller, Max Dingel
White Lies singles chronology
"Unfinished Business"
(2008)
"Death"
(2008)
"To Lose My Life"
(2009)

"Farewell to the Fairground"
(2009)

"Death"
(re-issue)
(2009)

"Bigger than Us"
(2011)

"Death" is the second single by English indie rock[1] band White Lies, released through Fiction Records. "Death" was initially released on CD and 7-inch vinyl on 22 September 2008, prior to the release of To Lose My Life...[2] The track was then re-released on 22 June 2009 on multiple formats, as the band's fifth and final single from their debut album.[3] In the United States, the track was released as part of a four track extended play (EP), titled Death, alongside all United Kingdom-released B-sides.

"Death" was the second track written by White Lies, after "Unfinished Business".[4] The 2008 release of "Death" contained one B-side, "Black Song", while the 7-inch vinyl was released alongside various remixes by Crystal Castles and Haunts. The single reached number 52 on the UK Singles Chart. The 2009 re-release included further remixes by Chase & Status, Mistabishi, L'amour La Morgue and M83.

Music video[edit]

The music video for the 2008 release was filmed in Sweden by director Andreas Nilsson. A second Nilsson-directed video was released in promotion of the single's 2009 re-issue, for the Crystal Castles remix of the song.

Track listings[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "White Lies - To Lose My Life". Clash. Retrieved March 21, 2011. 
  2. ^ "White Lies Release 'Death'". The Fly. 2008-09-04. Retrieved 2011-01-02. 
  3. ^ "White Lies - Death (re-release)". Banquet Records.com. Retrieved 2011-01-02. 
  4. ^ Doherty, Niall (January 2009). "The Great Depression". The Fly. pp. 21–24. Retrieved 2010-03-13. 

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