Dust Devil (song)

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"Dust Devil"
Dust Devil (Madness single - cover art).jpg
Single by Madness
from the album The Liberty of Norton Folgate
Released 11 May 2009 (2009-05-11)
Format 7"
Recorded 2008
Genre Pop, ska
Length 3:22
Label Lucky 7 Records
Songwriter(s) Daniel Woodgate
Lee Thompson
Producer(s) Clive Langer
Alan Winstanley
Madness singles chronology
"Dust Devil"
"Sugar and Spice"
"Dust Devil"
"Sugar and Spice"

"Dust Devil" is a single by the ska/pop band Madness, released 11 May 2009, precisely one week before their album The Liberty of Norton Folgate.

The B-side, "The Roadette Song" was originally recorded by Ian Dury with his band, Kilburn and the High Roads. The Madness cover version was originally intended to be on their 2005 album The Dangermen Sessions Vol. 1.

Music video[edit]

The music video for "Dust Devil" was released onto YouTube on 20 April 2009. It features Jaime Winstone and her then-boyfriend Alfie Allen.


The single reached #64 in the UK singles chart and #1 in the UK Independent music chart on 17 May 2009.

Formats and track listings[edit]

These are the formats and track listings of major single releases of "Dust Devil".

CD Single
  1. "Dust Devil" (Radio Edit) - 3:22
  2. "Dust Devil" (Ashley Beedle Warbox Remix) - 5:09
  3. "The Roadette Song" (Hardy/Dury) - 3:36
  4. "Dust Devil" (Practice Makes Perfect Reggae Style) - 3:47
7" Single
  1. "Dust Devil" (7" Mix)
  2. "The Roadette Song" (Hardy/Dury) - 3:36
10" Single
  1. "Dust Devil" (Original Version) - 3:43
  2. "Dust Devil" (Ashley Beedles Warbox extended dubplate special)

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2009) Peak
UK Singles Chart[1] 64 1


  1. ^ Madness at Official Charts Company Retrieved 21 June 2013

External links[edit]

  • Dust Devil on Madness' YouTube site (i.e. MadTube)