Spare Me the Details

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"Spare Me the Details"
Single by The Offspring
from the album Splinter
Released 2004
Format CD[1]
Recorded 2003
Genre Ska punk
Length 3:24
Label Columbia[2]
Writer(s) Dexter Holland
Producer(s) Brendan O'Brien
The Offspring singles chronology
"(Can't Get My) Head Around You"
"Spare Me the Details"
"Can't Repeat"

"Spare Me the Details" is a song by American punk rock band The Offspring. The song is the tenth track on the band's seventh studio album Splinter (2003) and was released as the third and final single, although it was released only in New Zealand and Australia. It was written by frontman Dexter Holland. No music video was produced for the song.

Track listing[1][edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Spare Me the Details"   3:24

Greatest Hits[edit]

The song was included as the 15th track on the Australian version of the band's Greatest Hits (2005).

Chart positions[edit]

The single was not as commercially successful as the previous two singles released from the album, "Hit That" and "(Can't Get My) Head Around You". The song did, however, chart and peak at No. 31 in the New Zealand Top 40. Although released, the song did not chart in Australia, but still received radio airplay, and was voted by listeners of the Australian rock station Triple M as the 412th best rock song from 1990 to 2012.[3]


  1. ^ a b "Offspring, The – Spare Me The Details". Discogs. Retrieved July 22, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Spare Me the Details". Rate Your Music. Retrieved July 22, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Triple M 90s To Now Countdown List". Triple M Network. November 25, 2012. Retrieved January 2, 2013.