|Single by Billy Talent|
|from the album Billy Talent II|
|Released||November 19, 2006|
|Genre||Alternative rock, punk rock|
|Billy Talent singles chronology|
The song is about one person who has gone to the grim district of the Downtown Eastside in Vancouver, British Columbia and then becomes a heroin addict. He then loses his friends due to this addiction.
UK 5" Single
- Fallen Leaves (Album Version)
- Fallen Leaves (Live at MTV Campus Invasion Germany)
- Prisoners of Today (Album Version)
The music video for the single was released in Canada on November 27, 2006 and worldwide the following week. The video, directed by Dean Karr, begins with a chicken on an engine of a car with Billy Talent in it,(also Ian's guitar's nickname-the "striped rooster"). The band rides through several orange falling leaves and arrive at a dinner party full of monsters and goblins. One of the monsters ask the band to play and they obey, playing their song "Fallen Leaves" in front of the crowd. At one point, Billy Talent walks through a dark forest and finds a pool with a woman inside of it; the woman wakes up in the water and starts to panic.
The video was directed by Dean Karr and Ian D'Sa. The video also reached the number 1 spot at the MuchMusic Countdown on February 23. It would eventually go on to win the MuchMusic Video Award for Best Video that same year.
|Billboard Canadian Hot 100||44|
|Canadian BDS Airplay Chart||29|
|UK Singles Chart||65|
|German Singles Charts||35|
|Swiss Singles Top 100||91|