Bring 'Em Down
|"Bring 'Em Down"|
|Single by Lostprophets|
|from the album Weapons|
|Released||23 March 2012|
|Length||4:09 (album version)
3:30 (radio edit)
|Writer(s)||Mike Chiplin, Lee Gaze, Mike Lewis, Jamie Oliver, Stuart Richardson, Ian Watkins|
|Lostprophets singles chronology|
"Bring 'Em Down" is the first single from Weapons, the fifth studio album by Welsh alternative rock band Lostprophets released on 23 March 2012. It was first played live on 11 August 2011 at O2 Academy Oxford, England. It made its first radio airplay on 6 February 2012. The song impacted US radio on June 5, 2012.
The video features Ian Watkins in what is believed to be a hostage situation. The people who have him hostage brutally beat him down continually. As this is happening, rest of the band members are on a search for rescue of Watkins. They also secretly send off a smoke bomb like device. Reaching Watkins eventually the band take on a revenge, as the smoke bomb goes off. The video ends with Lostprophets victorious and successfully rescuing Watkins.
This is the first Lostprophets video not to feature the band performing in the video.
|Digital Download Single|
|1.||"Bring 'Em Down" (album version)||4:09|
|2.||"Better Off Dead"||3:37|
|UK Singles Chart||160|
|US Billboard Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks||39|
- Ian Watkins – lead vocals
- Jamie Oliver – piano, synth, keyboard, samples, vocals
- Lee Gaze – lead guitar
- Mike Lewis – rhythm guitar
- Stuart Richardson – bass guitar
- Luke Johnson – drums, percussion
- ""Bring 'Em Down" digital download". iTunes. Retrieved 23 March 2012.
- http://www.setlist.fm/setlist/lostprophets/2011/o2-academy-oxford-oxford-england-43d08773.html Lostprophets debuts NEW song "Bring Em' Down"
- http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/zanelowe/ "Bring Em' Down" debuts radio airplay.
- "AllAccess.com Alternative eWeekly". AllAccess. May 29, 2012. Retrieved July 3, 2016.
- "Lostprophets release video for "Bring 'Em Down"". Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited. Retrieved 9 March 2012.
- ""Bring 'Em Down" behind the seances footage". NME. Retrieved 9 March 2012.