1981 (song)

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Single by Gyroscope
from the album Breed Obsession
B-side "We Will Kill You"
Released 18 February 2008
Format CD single, 7" vinyl
Genre Alternative rock
Length 3:39
Label Festival Mushroom
Writer(s) Daniel Sanders, Rob Nassif, Brad Campbell, Zoran Trivic
Producer(s) Dave Eringa
Gyroscope singles chronology

"1981" is the second single from Australian alternative rock band, Gyroscope's third album, Breed Obsession. It was released on 18 February 2008, as a CD and digital download and as a limited number 7" vinyl copies (500 units), available exclusively from JB Hi-Fi. It peaked at No. 67 on the ARIA Singles Chart.[1][2]

Despite not charting in the top 50, the track received "high rotation" on Australian youth radio network, Triple J. Access All Areas' website's writer noted that "1981" shows the "more "melodic" side of Gyroscope".[3]

Track listing[edit]

All songs were written by Daniel Sanders, Rob Nassif, Brad Campbell, Zoran Trivic.[4]

  1. "1981" - 3:39
  2. "We Will Kill You" - 4:02
  3. "Beneath all the Pain are Lies" - 3:26
  4. "When it Rains it Pours" (iTunes bonus track)

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Ryan, Gavin (10 July 2011). "Chart Positions 51-100 Post 1989 Part 1 – Gyroscope singles". Australian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Retrieved 11 July 2011. 
  2. ^ "Gyroscope crashes in at #1". The Department of Culture and the Arts (Western Australian Government). Retrieved 26 March 2008. 
  3. ^ "Gyroscope Breed Obsession Tour sells out!". Access All Areas.com.au. Archived from the original on 7 May 2008. Retrieved 30 May 2008. 
  4. ^ "Australasian Performing Right Association". APRA. Retrieved 28 November 2007.