English Summer Rain

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"English Summer Rain"
Single by Placebo
from the album Sleeping with Ghosts
Released 23 February 2004
Genre Alternative rock, electronic rock
Length 4:01 (album version)
3:10 (single version)
Label Virgin
Writer(s) Brian Molko
Producer(s) Jim Abbiss
Placebo singles chronology
"Special Needs"
(2003)
"English Summer Rain"
(2004)
"Protège-Moi"
(2004)

"English Summer Rain" is the fourth single from Placebo's fourth studio album Sleeping with Ghosts, released in 2004.

In the UK, it peaked at number 23 in the UK Singles Chart.[1] In Australia, the song was ranked number 53 on Triple J's Hottest 100 of 2004.[2]

CMJ New Music Report said of the song that it "encapsulates seduction in its steady, determined melody".[3]

Track listings[edit]

CD[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "English Summer Rain (Single Version)"   3:10
2. "I'll Be Yours (Version 4am)"    

Enhanced CD[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "English Summer Rain (Album Version)"   4:00
2. "English Summer Rain (Ecstasy of St Theresa Remix)"    
3. "This Picture (Junior Sanchez Remix)"    
4. "English Summer Rain" (exclusive animated video)  

CD[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "English Summer Rain (Album Version)"   4:00
2. "English Summer Rain (Ecstasy of St Theresa Remix)"    
3. "This Picture (Junior Sanchez Remix)"    

7" vinyl[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "English Summer Rain (Single Version)"   3:10
2. "This Picture (Junior Sanchez Remix)"    

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Placebo", Official Charts Company. Retrieved 3 August 2014
  2. ^ "Triple J Hottest 100 2004". Retrieved 3 August 2014
  3. ^ Santangelo, Antonia (2003) "Placebo Sleeping with Ghosts", CMJ New Music Report, 7 April 2003, p. 9. Retrieved 3 August 2014

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