A Great Big Sled

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"A Great Big Sled"
Single by The Killers featuring Toni Halliday
from the album (Red) Christmas EP
ReleasedDecember 5, 2006 (2006-12-05)
FormatDigital download
RecordedNovember 2006
GenreRock, holiday music
LabelIsland - ISLR 16690-2
Songwriter(s)Brandon Flowers, Dave Keuning, Mark Stoermer, Ronnie Vannucci, Jr.
Producer(s)Alan Moulder, The Killers
The Killers singles chronology
"A Great Big Sled"
"Read My Mind"

"A Great Big Sled" is a song by Las Vegas-based rock band The Killers. It was recorded in mid-November 2006 with record producer Alan Moulder as a one-off track and the band's Christmas 2006 single. Moulder's wife Toni Halliday, the former lead vocalist of Curve, features on backing vocals.

The song was released December 5, 2006 (2006-12-05), as a download from the iTunes Store.[1] All of the proceeds from this song went to AIDS charities as part of Bono's RED campaign. A music video was released for the single, containing "candid" clips of the band members participating in various holiday celebration.

Chart performance[edit]

"A Great Big Sled" entered the UK Official Download Chart the week of December 18, 2006 at number 11.[2] The song also charted in the Billboard Hot 100 at number 54.[3]

Track listing[edit]

CD: Island / ISLR 16690-2[edit]

  1. "A Great Big Sled" - 4:15
  • US promo CD


Chart (2006) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 54
UK Download Chart 11


  1. ^ "The Killers Record Christmas single". NME. 2006-11-23. Archived from the original on 25 November 2006. Retrieved 2006-11-23.
  2. ^ "Music Charts - The Official UK Top 40 Downloads: Week of Mon 18 Dec - llYahoo! Music UK". UK Official Download Chart. Archived from the original on 10 December 2006. Retrieved 2006-12-10.
  3. ^ Hasty, Katie (2006-12-14). "Beyonce's 'Irreplaceable' Secures Second Week At No. 1". Hot 100. Billboard. Archived from the original on 18 December 2006. Retrieved 2006-12-24.

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