Albatross (Big Wreck song)

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"Albatross"
Big Wreck Albatross.jpg
Single by Big Wreck
from the album Albatross
Released November 21, 2011
Format Digital Download
Genre Alternative rock
Length 4:15
Label Anthem Records/Warner Music Canada
Songwriter(s) Ian Thornley
Big Wreck singles chronology
"Knee Deep"
(2002)
"Albatross"
(2011)
"Wolves"
(2012)
"Knee Deep"
(2002)
"Albatross"
(2011)
"Wolves"
(2012)
Music video
"Albatross" on YouTube

"Albatross" is the lead single and title track from Big Wreck's 2012 album, Albatross. It is Big Wreck's first single released after being reunited in 2010 and their first single release since 2002. A 16-second preview clip of the song was released on October 24, 2011. The song was first streamed in its entirety on the Thornley/Big Wreck website on November 17, 2011, and was officially released digitally on November 21. The song held the No. 1 position on the Billboard Canadian Rock chart for six weeks straight.[citation needed] In 2012, the song won the CASBY Award for "Favourite New Single".[1]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2011) Peak
position
Canadian Hot 100[2] 71

References[edit]

  1. ^ "102.1 the Edge - The CASBY Awards". 102.1 The Edge. Retrieved 2012-09-28. 
  2. ^ "Big Wreck Album & Song Chart History – Canadian Hot 100". Billboard. Retrieved 2012-04-04.