Twenty Years (song)

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"Twenty Years"
Single by Placebo
from the album Once More with Feeling
Released 18 October 2004
Genre Alternative rock, electronic rock
Length 4:19
Label Virgin
Writer(s) Paul Campion, Placebo
Placebo singles chronology
"Twenty Years"
"Because I Want You"

"Twenty Years" is a song recorded by alternative rock band Placebo, and included on their 2004 best-of compilation release, Once More with Feeling. It was the only entirely new song to be released as a single (although Protège-Moi, a French-language re-recording of an earlier song, was released in France).[1] It was available with a video, radio play, and CD single distribution.

Furthermore, the song was one of two songs (with The Bitter End), performed by Placebo at the Paris leg of the international Live 8 benefit concert in 2005.

In the UK, it peaked at number 18 in the UK Singles Chart.[2] In Australia, the song was ranked #95 on Triple J's Hottest 100 of 2004.

When played live, the song often has an extra middle eight section added on.

Track listing[1][edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Twenty Years"   4:19
2. "Twenty Years (Fathom remix)"   3:45

7" Vinyl
No. Title Length
1. "Twenty Years"   4:19
2. "Detox Five"   2:51

Enhanced CD
No. Title Length
1. "Twenty Years"   4:19
2. "Detox Five"   2:51
3. "Twenty Years (Osymyso's Birthday mix)"   6:04
4. "Twenty Years (video)"   3:21


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