4 Words (To Choke Upon)

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"4 Words (To Choke Upon)"
Single by Bullet for My Valentine
from the album The Poison
A-side "4 Words (To Choke Upon)"
B-side "Curses (Unedited)"
Released 28 March 2005
Format CD, 7" Vinyl, Digital Single
Genre Metalcore
Length 3:47
Label Visible Noise (UK)
Writer(s) Matthew Tuck, Michael Paget, Michael Thomas, Jason James
Bullet for My Valentine singles chronology
"4 Words (To Choke Upon)"
"Suffocating Under Words of Sorrow (What Can I Do)"

"4 Words (To Choke Upon)" is a song by Welsh heavy metal band Bullet for My Valentine, the song is released as the second single from their second EP Hand of Blood and later their debut album The Poison. The song is about what the band went through as "Jeff Killed John", how people's claims were that they would never receive a label. The song was the first song written under the band name change to "Bullet for My Valentine".

The "four words to choke upon" are "look at me now", which refers to how the band is mocking the people who said that they would never get anywhere with their band. An alternate demo version of this song was released on one of their demo tapes with altered singing and guitar work.

The song was not on the original self-titled EP released in the UK, but released as single instead, with the vinyl being strictly limited to only 1,000 copies. The track was later released on the American release of the EP titled Hand of Blood.

The B-side for the Compact Disc release of the single is the unedited version the EP track, "Curses". Additionally, the song is featured in the video games Madden NFL 06,[1] and NHL 06.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "4 Words (To Choke Upon)" 3:47
2. "Curses" (Unedited) 4:36
Total length: 8:23



  1. ^ "Madden NFL 06 Soundtrack - Music News at IGN". Music.ign.com. Retrieved 2012-08-17. 

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