Big Sur (song)

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For the Beach Boys song, see California Saga: Big Sur.
"Big Sur (Song)"
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Single by The Thrills
from the album So Much for the City
Released 9 June 2003
Format CD, vinyl, Digital Download
Genre Alternative rock
Length 3:07
Label Virgin Records
Writer(s) Tommy Boyce, Ben Carrigan, Conor Deasy, Bobby Hart, Kevin Horan, Padraic McMahon, Daniel Ryan
Producer(s) Tony Hoffer
The Thrills singles chronology
"One Horse Town"
"Big Sur"
"Don't Steal Our Sun"

"Big Sur" is the third single released by Irish band The Thrills, off their debut album So Much for the City. It was released on 9 June 2003. The song reached number 17 on the UK Charts, making it the most successful single release from the band so far.[1] The song contains elements from "(Theme from) The Monkees". The song is about Californian tourist destination Big Sur.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by The Thrills.

Enhanced CD Single
No. Title Length
1. "Big Sur" 3:07
2. "No-One Likes To Be Upstaged" 3:24
3. "One Horse Town" (Demo) 3:12
4. "Big Sur" (Video) 3:07
iTunes EP
No. Title Length
1. "Big Sur" 3:09
2. "No-One Likes To Be Upstaged" 3:25
3. "One Horse Town" (Demo) 3:12


Chart (2003) Peak
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[1] 17


  1. ^ a b "Thrills: Artist Chart History" Official Charts Company.