Goodnight Moon (song)

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This article is about the Shivaree song. For other uses of "Goodnight Moon", see Goodnight Moon (disambiguation).
"Goodnight Moon"
Goodnight moon (Shivaree).jpg
Single by Shivaree
from the album I Oughtta Give You...
B-side "Scrub"
"My Boy Lollipop"
Released 2000
Format CD maxi
Recorded 1999
Genre Indie pop, dark cabaret
Length 4:04
Label Capitol
Writer(s) Ambrosia Parsley, Duke McVinnie
Producer(s) Tom Rothrock, Rob Schnapf
Shivaree singles chronology
- "Goodnight Moon"
"Bossa Nova"

"Goodnight Moon" is a song by the American alternative rock band Shivaree, written by Ambrosia Parsley and Duke McVinnie. It is the seventh track on the band's debut album I Oughtta Give You a Shot in the Head for Making Me Live in This Dump.

The song was first featured in the third season of the hit television series, Dawson's Creek in 2000. It later appeared during the ending credits of the 2004 film Kill Bill: Volume 2 and is featured on the soundtrack album. The song also plays through the closing scenes and the end credits of the 2002 French film, Monique.[1] A re-recorded version by Parsley and The Elegant Too appears on the soundtrack to the 2012 film Silver Linings Playbook.

Track list[edit]

CD maxi

  1. "Goodnight Moon" – 4:04
  2. "Scrub" – 5:51
  3. "My Boy Lollipop" – 2:33

Chart Positions[edit]

Chart (2000-01) Peak
Dutch Mega Top 100[2] 95
French SNEP Singles Chart[2] 22
German Singles Chart[3] 79
Italian FIMI Singles Chart[2] 1
Portugal (Portuguese Singles Chart)[4] 15
Swiss Singles Chart[2] 74
UK Singles Chart 63
Preceded by
"Again" by Lenny Kravitz
Italian FIMI number-one single (first run)
December 21, 2000 – January 11, 2001 (4 weeks)
Succeeded by
"Love Don't Cost a Thing" by Jennifer Lopez
Preceded by
"Stuck in a Moment You Can't Get Out Of" by U2
Italian FIMI number-one single (second run)
February 8, 2001 – February 22, 2001 (3 weeks)
Succeeded by
"Stan" by Eminem featuring Dido


  1. ^ "Monique (2002) - Soundtracks". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 2008-07-29. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Goodnight Moon", in various singles charts (Retrieved April 6, 2009)
  3. ^ GmbH: Chartverfolgung Shivaree Goodnight Moon (Single)
  4. ^ "". Retrieved November 24, 2015.