Haven't Had Enough

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"Haven't Had Enough"
Marianas trench havent had enough.jpg
Single by Marianas Trench
from the album Ever After
Released July 19, 2011 (2011-07-19)
Format Digital download
Recorded 2011
Genre
Length 3:28 (album version)
3:38 (radio edit)
Label 604
Writer(s) Josh Ramsay
Producer(s) Josh Ramsay
Marianas Trench singles chronology
"Good To You"
(2010)
"Haven't Had Enough"
(2011)
"Fallout"
(2011)

"Haven't Had Enough" is a song recorded by Canadian pop punk band Marianas Trench for their third studio album, Ever After (2011). It was released July 19, 2011 as the album's lead single.[1] The song debuted at #9 on the Canadian Hot 100 and was certified Platinum by Music Canada in December 2011; it was later certified 2× Platinum in October 2016.[2]

Background and composition[edit]

The band released a couple of teasers of the song via their YouTube channel prior to the release of the single.[3]

"Haven't Had Enough" is primarily a pop song, with additional influences of pop rock guitars and 80's funk.[4] It was written and produced solely by Marianas Trench lead singer Josh Ramsay. The Magazine called the song "somewhat different" from their previous material, but noted that it still has a distinctive "Marianas Trench feel".[5]

Music video[edit]

A music video for the song was filmed on July 20 in Burnaby, British Columbia.[6] A teaser for the video was released on August 8, 2011.[7] The music video premiered on MuchMusic on August 25, 2011 and was uploaded to the band's official Vevo channel the next day on August 26.[8] Directed by Kyle Davison, it is the first chapter in a five-video storyline accompanying the album's backstory, and is followed by "Fallout".[9]

Chart performance[edit]

"Haven't Had Enough" reached #1 on the iTunes download chart in Canada.[citation needed] The song debuted on the Canadian Hot 100 at #9 for the week of August 6, 2011, the highest debut by Marianas Trench song as well as the band's first top ten hit on the chart.[10] It was also a radio hit, reaching a peak of 24 and 13, respectively, on the Nielsen Broadcast Data Systems Canada CHR and Hot AC surveys.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Haven't Had Enough" 3:28

Charts and certifications[edit]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Nomination Result
2011 Alternative Addiction Song of the Year Nominated
2012 Independent Music Awards Video of the Year
MuchMusic Video Awards Pop Video of the Year Won
Director of the Year Nominated
Most Watched Video of the Year

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Haven't Had Enough - Single by Marianas Trench". iTunes Store (CA). Apple Inc. Retrieved 17 February 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Canadian single certifications – Marianas Trench – Haven't Had Enough". Music Canada. 
  3. ^ Teaser video references:
  4. ^ "Marianas Trench on CBC Music". CBC Music. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 17 February 2015. 
  5. ^ "Marianas Trench to Release New Album". The Magazine. July 20, 2011. 
  6. ^ "Be In The New MT Video!". Marianas Trench (official website). July 12, 2011. 
  7. ^ "New Video!". Marianas Trench (official website). August 8, 2011. 
  8. ^ MarianasTrenchVEVO. "Marianas Trench - Haven't Had Enough". YouTube. Google. Retrieved 17 February 2015. 
  9. ^ Collins, Leah (12 June 2012). "MMVAs 2012 - The Making of Marianas Trench's "Fallout"". Vancouver Sun. Postmedia Network. Retrieved 17 February 2015. 
  10. ^ a b "Marianas Trench – Chart history" Canadian Hot 100 for Marianas Trench. Retrieved 4 January 2015.
  11. ^ "BDSRadio Charts (Canada CHR/Top 40 National Airplay)". BDS Radio. Nielsen N.V. Archived from the original on 22 September 2011. Retrieved 15 February 2015. 
  12. ^ "BDSRadio Charts (Canada Hot AC National Airplay)". BDS Radio. Nielsen N.V. Archived from the original on 12 October 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2015. 
  13. ^ "Canadian Hot 100 - 2011 Year End Chart: 81-90". Billboard. Retrieved December 25, 2012.