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For the religious concept, see Tribulation.
Single by LCD Soundsystem
from the album LCD Soundsystem
Released 27 September 2005
Format CD, 7", 12"
Length 4:59 (album version)
3:52 (radio edit)
Label DFA
Producer(s) The DFA
LCD Soundsystem singles chronology
"Disco Infiltrator"
"North American Scum"

"Tribulations" is the seventh single from LCD Soundsystem, released on September 27, 2005. It appeared as the third track on Disc 1 of the band's eponymous debut double album. The single's cover was designed by Michael Vadino for DFA Design.

The song is featured in the 2005 video game Project Gotham Racing 3, the 2006 video game Driver: Parallel Lines, and in the episode of The Office "Night Out", when Michael and Dwight visit Ryan in a club in New York City. It is featured in the game Dance Dance Revolution: Hottest Party 2 for the Wii as an available song to dance to. Tribulations is also a featured song in the opening theme to the Sound Opinions radio show.

Track listing[edit]


  1. "Tribulations" (Edit) – 3:52
  2. "Tribulations" (Tiga's Out of the Trance Closet Mix) – 6:02


A. "Tribulations" (Edit)
B. "Tribulations" (Shallow Version)


  1. "Tribulations" (Edit)
  2. "Tribulations" (Tiga's Out of the Trance Closet Mix)
  3. "Tribulations" (Lindstrom Mix)

Music video[edit]

The video for "Tribulations" was first aired in August 2005. It was directed by Dougal Wilson and produced by Colonel Blimp. It features James Murphy walking around through various screens, sometimes walking out of a screen into the real setting, just to walk back into the next screen.[1]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "LCD Soundsystem - Tribulations". YouTube. February 25, 2009. Retrieved January 11, 2015.