A Certain Slant of Light

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This article is about the Tea Party single. For the 2005 young adult novel of the same name, see A Certain Slant of Light (novel).
"A Certain Slant of Light"
The Tea Party A Certain Slant of Light.jpg
Commercial CD single, Australia
Single by The Tea Party
from the album Splendor Solis
A-side "A Certain Slant of Light (edit)", "Winter Solstice", "Save Me"
B-side "Watching what the Rain Blows in"
Released April 1994
Format CD
Recorded White Crow Audio (Burlington, Vermont)
Genre Rock
Label EMI Music Canada
Writer(s) The Tea Party
Producer(s) Jeff Martin
The Tea Party singles chronology
"Save Me"
"A Certain Slant of Light"
"In This Time"

"A Certain Slant of Light" is a song by Canadian rock band The Tea Party. It was released as a single in Australia, where it peaked at #60 on the ARIA singles chart in May 1994,[1] and as a promotional single in Canada.[2] The music video was shot in the Sydney suburbs of Kurnell and Kings Cross, was directed by Floria Sigismondi, and features some of The Tea Party's Australian tour management personnel.[3]

"A Certain Slant of Light" is a standard three-piece rock composition with lyrics referencing drug addiction.

The music video for this single is notable as Floria Sigismondi's directorial debut.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "A Certain Slant of Light (edit)"
  2. "Winter Solstice"
  3. "Save Me"
  4. "Watching what the Rain Blows in"


  1. ^ "The ARIA Australian Top 100 Singles Chart – Week Ending 05 Jun 1994". ARIA. Retrieved 6 March 2016. 
  2. ^ splendor solis era The Tea Party a visual discography; Accessed 17 April 2007
  3. ^ Band commentary: Illuminations The Tea Party Collection 2001, DVD, EMI Music Canada, Mississauga.