Idaho (Feeder song)

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"Idaho"
Single by Feeder
from the album Generation Freakshow
Released August 26, 2012
Format 7", digital download
Recorded 2011
Genre Alternative rock
Length 3:29
Label Big Teeth Music
Producer(s) Chris Sheldon, Grant Nicholas
Feeder singles chronology
"Children of the Sun"
(2012)
"Idaho"
(2012)

Idaho is the third single to be released from the album Generation Freakshow by the British rock band Feeder. It was released on vinyl the week commencing 27 August 2012, although the digital format was already released the day prior.

As the single was only released on a 7" vinyl and digital download, while not attracting mainstream airplay like many of Feeder's recent singles, "Idaho" did not chart within the top 200.[1]

Music video[edit]

The video features Grant Nicholas and Taka Hirose in a bar, while the main character, played by Daniel Mays and dressed as the Lone Ranger,[2] attempts a mechanical bull ride to win a trip to Idaho.

Flash game[edit]

An online flash game entitled "Beat the Bull" based on the video was released on Feeder's website and Facebook page to promote the song, in which the player must keep the character on the mechanical bull for a set period of time. Three songs could be won upon completing various milestones; Headstrong, from the Generation Freakshow album; Along the Avenues, a b-side to the single Borders; and an instrumental version of Idaho.[1]

Track Listing[edit]

7" vinyl[edit]

  1. "Idaho" - 3:29
  2. "Stay If You Want To" - 2:44

Digital download[edit]

  1. "Idaho" - 3:29
  2. "Stay If You Want To" - 2:44

Bonus downloads[edit]

  1. "Headstrong" - 3:13
  2. "Along the Avenues" - 2:36
  3. "Idaho (Instrumental)" - 3:30

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Idaho (2012)". feederfansite. Retrieved 2012-10-06. 
  2. ^ "Feeder 'Idaho' by Joe Connor". promonews. Retrieved 2012-10-06.