A Great Big Sled

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"A Great Big Sled"
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Single by The Killers featuring Toni Halliday
from the album (Red) Christmas EP
Released December 5, 2006 (2006-12-05)
Format Digital download
Recorded November 2006
Genre Rock, holiday music
Length 4:15
Label Island - ISLR 16690-2
Songwriter(s) Brandon Flowers, Dave Keuning, Mark Stoermer, Ronnie Vannucci, Jr.
Producer(s) Alan Moulder, The Killers
The Killers singles chronology
"Bones"
(2006)
"A Great Big Sled"
(2006)
"Read My Mind"
(2007)
"Bones"
(2006)
"A Great Big Sled"
(2006)
"Read My Mind"
(2007)

"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 eleven.[2] The song also charted in the Billboard Hot 100 at number fifty-four.[3]

Track listing[edit]

CD: Island / ISLR 16690-2[edit]

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

Charts[edit]

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

References[edit]

  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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