Your Betrayal

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"Your Betrayal"
Single by Bullet for My Valentine
from the album Fever
A-side "Your Betrayal"
B-side "Begging for Mercy"
Released March 2, 2010[1]
March 8, 2010 (Radio)
Format Digital single
Recorded April–December 2009
The Document Room
(Malibu, California)
Monnow Valley Studio
(Monmouth, Wales)[2]
Genre Heavy metal, metalcore
Length 4:51
Label Jive[3]
Writer(s) Matthew "Matt" Tuck
Producer(s) Don Gilmore[3]
Bullet for My Valentine singles chronology
"Waking the Demon"
(2008)
"Your Betrayal"
(2010)
"The Last Fight"
(2010)

"Your Betrayal" is a song by Welsh heavy metal band Bullet for My Valentine and was released as the first and lead US single from their third album, Fever. The song was set for release on March 8, 2010 to the radio;[4] and, unexpectedly, was released early as a Digital 45 on iTunes along with the track "Begging for Mercy" on March 2, 2010.[5] Before that, "Begging for Mercy" was offered for free download on February 14, 2010 from the band's official website for a limited time.[6] "Your Betrayal" was nominated for the Kerrang! Award for Best Single.[7][8]

Music video[edit]

The music video for the song premiered on April 12, 2010;[9][10] which was directed by P. R. Brown.[11] The video features the band playing while fire is in the background. Scenes behind the flames show two girls, identical twin actress/models Ginamarie Russo and Annamarie Russo, committing each of the Seven Deadly Sins. The twins can be seen as each of the deadly sins, and performing side by side for the deadly sin "Pride". The video ends with the screen fully engulfed in flames.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2010) Peak
position
German Singles Chart[12] 24
UK Singles Chart 197[13]
UK Rock Chart[14] 10
U.S. Billboard Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks 5[15]
U.S. Billboard Alternative Songs[16] 25

Track listing[edit]

Digital 45[5]
  1. Your Betrayal - 4:52
  2. Begging for Mercy - 3:55

Personnel[edit]

Bullet for My Valentine
Production

In popular culture[edit]

The song is featured on the soundtrack for NHL 11,[19] as well as being released as downloadable content for Rock Band 3.[20] The song was also used in the TV spot for the Angelina Jolie film Salt.[21]

References[edit]

  1. ^ New Bullet For My Valentine Tracks | Sputnikmusic
  2. ^ Fever CD by BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE | chapters.indigo.ca
  3. ^ a b BLABBERMOUTH.NET - BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE: 'Your Betrayal' Single To Go For Radio Adds Next Month
  4. ^ "Bullet for My Valentine: 'Your Betrayal' Single To Go For Radio Adds Next Month". Blabbermouth.net. Roadrunner. February 10, 2010. Retrieved February 22, 2010. 
  5. ^ a b "Your Betrayal - Single Bullet for My Valentine". Apple Inc. March 2, 2010. Retrieved May 12, 2010. 
  6. ^ "BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE: New Album Title, Release Date Announced". Blabbermouth.net. Roadrunner. February 16, 2010. Retrieved February 17, 2010. 
  7. ^ Kerrang! And the nominees are
  8. ^ Various - Kerrang! Forever (CD, Album) at Discogs
  9. ^ "Your Betrayal Video Premiere". Jive Records. April 12, 2010. Retrieved April 12, 2010. 
  10. ^ a b "Your Betrayal - Music Video Description". Underground Video Television. April 12, 2010. Retrieved April 15, 2010. 
  11. ^ a b "Bullet for My Valentine Shooting Two New Videos". Rochester At Home. February 24, 2010. Retrieved March 14, 2010. 
  12. ^ "Wir sind Helden bringen Charts-Gold nach Hause - media control". Media-control.de. Retrieved 2012-03-16. 
  13. ^ Chart Log UK: Darren B - David Byrne
  14. ^ "Radio 1 - Chart - UK Top 40 Rock Singles Chart". BBC. 2012-03-11. Retrieved 2012-03-16. 
  15. ^ Bullet for My Valentine | Awards | AllMusic
  16. ^ [1]
  17. ^ "Bullet for My Valentine Cancels South African Shows". Blabbermouth.net. Roadrunner. 8 April 2009. Retrieved 10 January 2013. 
  18. ^ "Bullet for My Valentine Announce Title Of New Album". Rock Sound. February 16, 2010. Retrieved April 2, 2010. 
  19. ^ NHL 11 Official Soundtrack Revealed - GameFocus
  20. ^ Your Betrayal by Bullet For My Valentine // Songs // Rock Band®
  21. ^ Bullet For My Valentine Your Betrayal Search Videos – on VideoRolls

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