Back and Forth (Operator Please song)

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"Back and Forth"
Single by Operator Please
from the album Gloves
Released 16 April 2010
Format Digital download
Recorded 2009
Genre Indie rock, dance-pop
Length 3:09
Label EMI
Writer(s) Amandah Wilkinson, Matt Gooderson, D. Watts
Operator Please singles chronology
"Back and Forth"
"Like Magic"

"Back and Forth" is a song by Australian band Operator Please. It is the second single released from their second album, Gloves. It was released as a digital download on 16 April 2010. The song is featured on the soundtrack of the 2012 comedy, For a Good Time, Call....[1]

Track listing[edit]

Australian, New Zealand and UK digital download[2]
  1. "Back and Forth" – 3:09

Music video[edit]

The video is relatively straightforward, featuring the band members playing their instruments on a stage featured on a blue-curtained set, surrounded by six female dancers who perform simple dance moves behind them. It was directed by Elvira Wilkinson and released on Operator Please's official YouTube channel on 22 April 2010.[3]


"Back and Forth" debuted on the Australian ARIA Singles Chart at number 96 in the same week, beginning 3 May 2010, that Gloves debuted on the albums chart.[4] The following week, it reached its peak of number 84,[5] and spent two more weeks in the top 100 before dropping out of the chart.

Chart (2010) Peak
Australia (ARIA)[5] 84