Hands Down

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"Hands Down"
Single by Dashboard Confessional
from the album A Mark, a Mission, a Brand, a Scar
Released August 12, 2003
10 November, 2003
Format CD
Genre Emo, alternative rock
Length 3:06
Label Vagrant Records
Writer(s) Chris Carrabba

"Hands Down" is a song by Dashboard Confessional that was originally recorded for the acoustic So Impossible EP in 2001, which told the story of a date that Chris Carrabba had in his late teens/early twenties. It was re-recorded for the LP A Mark, a Mission, a Brand, a Scar in 2003 with a full band. Carrabba has said that this song is about the best date that he's ever had, and introduces it as such at concerts.

Track listing[edit]

UK Maxi Single

  1. "Hands Down" 3:07
  2. "I Do" 3:12
  3. "Saints and Sailors" (MTV Unplugged Version) 2:33
  4. "Hands Down" (Video CD-ROM)

Chart performance[edit]

Chart Peak
Billboard Modern Rock Tracks 8

Uses in Popular Culture[edit]

  • The song was heard playing on the pilot episode of One Tree Hill.
  • The song is available as downloadable content for the music video game series Rock Band.
  • The song is in the music video game Band Hero

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