America (Razorlight song)

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Single by Razorlight
from the album Razorlight
B-side "Teenage Logic", "Fine"
Released 2 October 2006
Format 7" single, CD single
Genre Indie rock
Length 4:10
Label Mercury, Vertigo
Writer(s) Johnny Borrell, Andy Burrows
Producer(s) Chris Thomas
Certification Silver (UK)
Razorlight singles chronology
"In the Morning"
"Before I Fall to Pieces"

'America' is a song by English indie rock band Razorlight, and is the fourth track to their self-titled second studio album, Razorlight (2006). It was written by Johnny Borrell and Andy Burrows (credited to Borrell, Burrows, and Razorlight) and was also released as the second single from that album in October 2006.

It became the band's first number-one single in the United Kingdom. The single was the UK's seventeenth best selling single of the year. The song also peaked at number six in Ireland, number nine in the Netherlands, #10 in New Zealand, #17 in Austria, #21 in Belgium, #22 in France, #29 in Switzerland, and #38 in Germany.

Track listings[edit]

7" 1705367

  1. "America"
  2. "Wilfred Owen" (demo)

7" 1705369

  1. "America"
  2. "Down to the Coast" (demo)

CD 1705368

  1. "America"
  2. "Teenage Logic"
  3. "Fine"


Preceded by
"I Don't Feel Like Dancin'" by Scissor Sisters
UK Singles Chart number one single
15 October 2006
Succeeded by
"Welcome to the Black Parade" by My Chemical Romance


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