Beautiful Thieves

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"Beautiful Thieves"
AFI - Beautiful Thieves cover.jpg
Single by AFI
from the album Crash Love
Released December 1, 2009 (2009-12-01)
Format 7", digital download
Recorded 2009
Genre Alternative rock
Length 3:46
Label Interscope
Writer(s) Hunter Burgan, Adam Carson, David Paden Marchand, Jade Puget
Producer(s) Joe McGrath
AFI singles chronology
"Medicate"
(2009)
"Beautiful Thieves"
(2010)
"I Hope You Suffer"
(2013)

"Beautiful Thieves" is a song by American rock band AFI. It was released as a single from their eighth studio album Crash Love[1] and was released to radio on December 1, 2009.[2] It peaked at #23 on the Alternative Songs chart and #48 on the Rock Songs chart.

Music video[edit]

The music video for "Beautiful Thieves" was directed by Travis Kopach and it premiered on February 4, 2010.[3] The video was filmed on December 16, 2009 at a mansion in Simi Valley, California. It features scenes of the band performing, as well as a storyline that "shows people being forced to be responsible for their actions; we implement that retribution, if you will," according to Havok.[3]

Charts[edit]

Chart Peak
position
U.S. Alternative Songs[4] 23
U.S. Rock Songs[4] 48

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tim Karan (2010-02-04). "WATCH AFI'S VIDEO FOR "BEAUTIFUL THIEVES"". AltPress.com. Retrieved 2010-06-16. 
  2. ^ "AllAccess.com Alternative eWeekly". AllAccess. November 24, 2009. Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  3. ^ a b Chris Ryan (2010-02-01). "Video Sneak Peek: AFI, 'Beautiful Thieves'". MTV.com. Retrieved 2010-06-16. 
  4. ^ a b "Billboard.com – Beautiful Thives – AFI". Billboard.com. Archived from the original on 2 June 2010. Retrieved 2010-06-03.