Hats Off to the Bull (song)

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"Hats Off to the Bull"
Hatsofftothebullsingle.jpg
Single by Chevelle
from the album Hats Off to the Bull
Released February 16, 2012[1]
Format Digital single
Recorded 2011
Length 3:55
Label Epic
Songwriter(s) Pete Loeffler, Sam Loeffler, Dean Bernardini[2]
Producer(s) Joe Barresi
Chevelle singles chronology
"Face to the Floor"
(2011)
"Hats Off to the Bull"
(2012)
"Same Old Trip"
(2012)
"Face to the Floor"
(2011)
"Hats Off to the Bull"
(2012)
"Same Old Trip"
(2012)

"Hats Off to the Bull" is the second single[1] from Chevelle's sixth studio album, Hats Off to the Bull. The song also appears on the band's greatest hits album, Stray Arrows: A Collection of Favorites.

Music video[edit]

A music video was released for the song via the band's Vevo and YouTube accounts on April 18, 2012[3] and was directed by P.R. Brown, who also directed the video for previous single "Face to the Floor".[4]

The video begins with the band members waking up on the street, bloodied and bruised, before they are attacked by an unseen force. The unseen force is revealed to be a kid, playing with toy figures of the band, much like a voodoo doll. The video ends with the kid stepping on the toys, killing the band members and zooms in to reveal he is holding a toy figurine of a bull.

Chart positions[edit]

Peak chart positions
US
Alt.

[5]
US
Main.

[6]
US
Rock

[7]
CAN
Rock

[8][9]
17 2 6 24

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ramanand, Liz (February 16, 2012). "Chevelle, 'Hats Off to the Bull'-Song Review". Loudwire. Retrieved February 11, 2014. 
  2. ^ Heaney, Gregory (December 6, 2011). "Hats Off to the Bull - Chevelle - Song Credits". Allmusic. Retrieved February 11, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Chevelle - Hats Off To The Bull". YouTube. April 18, 2012. Retrieved February 11, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Face To The Floor - Video". Myspace. Retrieved February 11, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Chevelle - Chart History - Alternative Songs". Billboard. Retrieved 2009-09-10. 
  6. ^ "Chevelle – Chart History: Mainstream Rock Tracks". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved February 23, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Chevelle - Awards". Allmusic. Retrieved February 11, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Canadian Active Rock & Alt Rock Charts: Active Rock - February 28, 2012". America's Music Charts. Retrieved February 11, 2014. 
  9. ^ "Canadian Active Rock & Alt Rock Chart Archive: Active Rock - August 7, 2012". America's Music Charts. Retrieved February 11, 2014. 

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