Alibi (David Gray song)

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"Alibi"
Alibi - David Gray.jpg
Single by David Gray
from the album Life in Slow Motion
Released March 27, 2006
Format 2xCD, 7" vinyl, download
Genre Rock
Length 3:49 (radio edit)
4:33 (album version)
Label Atlantic
Songwriter(s) David Gray
Producer(s) Marius de Vries
David Gray singles chronology
"Hospital Food"
(2005)
"Alibi"
(2006)
"You're the World to Me"
(2007)
Alternative covers
CD2 single cover
CD2 single cover
7" vinyl cover
7" vinyl cover

"Alibi" is a song by David Gray. It was released as the third and final single from his album Life in Slow Motion. The single coincided with the release of his Live in Slow Motion DVD, filmed live at the Hammersmith Apollo on December 13, 2005. The version of "Alibi" on CD2 features the live version from the DVD. The single received mixed reviews,[1][2][3] and peaked at #71 on the UK Singles Chart,[4] making it Gray's first single not to chart in the top 40 since the original release of "Please Forgive Me" in 1999. The B-side "Golden Ray" was featured exclusively on the limited edition 7" vinyl version of the single.[5]

Track listings[edit]

CD1:

  1. "Alibi" (Edit) – 3:49
  2. "Tracer" – 4:59

CD2:

  1. "Alibi" (Live at the Hammersmith Apollo, December 13, 2005) – 5:30
  2. "Long Gone Now" – 3:05
  3. "Sacred Ground" – 3:51
  4. "Alibi" (Director's Cut/Explicit Version) (enhanced video) – 4:36

Limited edition 7" vinyl:

  1. "Alibi" (Edit) – 3:49
  2. "Golden Ray" – 2:07

References[edit]

  1. ^ "David Gray - Alibi - Single Release". Female First. March 9, 2006. Retrieved December 6, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Album reviews - Reviews - Music". Virgin Media. Retrieved December 6, 2011. 
  3. ^ "David Gray | Alibi Single Review". Contactmusic.com. Retrieved December 6, 2011. 
  4. ^ "David Gray". Chart Stats. Retrieved December 6, 2011. 
  5. ^ "David Gray - Alibi (Vinyl) at Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved December 6, 2011. 

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