Glitter and Trauma

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"Glitter and Trauma"
Glitter and trauma.jpg
Single by Biffy Clyro
from the album Infinity Land
  • Bonanzoid Deathgrip
  • Stars and Shites
  • There's No Such Thing As A Jaggy Snake
Released9 August 2004 (UK)
FormatCD, DVD, 7"
RecordedMonnow Valley Studios
Monmouth, Wales
GenreAlternative rock
Length5:10 (Album version)
4:06 (Radio version)
LabelBeggars Banquet
BBQ377 (UK, 7")
Songwriter(s)Simon Neil
Producer(s)Chris Sheldon
Biffy Clyro singles chronology
"There's No Such Thing As A Jaggy Snake"
"Glitter and Trauma"
"My Recovery Injection"
Infinity Land track listing
  1. "Glitter and Trauma"
  2. "Strung To Your Ribcage"
  3. "My Recovery Injection"
  4. "Got Wrong"
  5. "The Atrocity"
  6. "Some Kind Of Wizard"
  7. "Wave Upon Wave Upon Wave"
  8. "Only One Word Comes To Mind"
  9. "There’s No Such Man As Crasp"
  10. "There's No Such Thing As A Jaggy Snake"
  11. "The Kids From Kibble And The Fist Of Light"
  12. "The Weapons Are Concealed"
  13. "Pause It And Turn It Up"

"Glitter and Trauma" is a song by Biffy Clyro, which opens their 2004 album, Infinity Land. It was the first physical single from the album, and their eighth single overall. It reached number 21 on the UK Singles Chart and became their second top-ten hit in their native Scotland.

Track listing[edit]

Music and lyrics by Simon Neil. CD (BBQ377CD)

  1. "Glitter and Trauma (Radio Edit)" – 4:06
  2. "Bonanzoid Deathgrip" – 4:20
  3. "Stars and Shites" – 3:23


  1. "Glitter and Trauma" (Video)
  2. "Go Your Own Way" (Fleetwood Mac Cover) – 2:22
  3. Untitled Movie (Video)

7" (BBQ377)

  1. "Glitter and Trauma (Radio Edit)" – 4:06
  2. "There's No Such Thing As A Jaggy Snake (Peel Session)" – 4:43


  • Simon Neil – guitar, vocals
  • Ben Johnston – drums, vocals
  • James Johnston – bass, vocals
  • Chris Sheldon – producer


Chart (2004) Peak
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[1] 7
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[2] 21
UK Indie (Official Charts Company)[3] 2


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