Heavyweight (song)

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OLP Heavyweight.jpg
Single by Our Lady Peace
from the album Curve
Released December 20, 2011
Format Digital download
Genre Alternative rock
Length 4:16
Label Coalition Entertainment/Warner Music Canada
Songwriter(s) Raine Maida, Duncan Coutts, Steve Mazur, Jeremy Taggart
Our Lady Peace singles chronology
"As Fast As You Can"
"As Fast As You Can"
Music video
"Heavyweight" on YouTube

"Heavyweight" is a song by Canadian rock group Our Lady Peace. It was released on December 20, 2011 as the first single from their eighth studio album, Curve.

Music videos[edit]

A lyrics video for "Heavyweight", directed by Cut Cartel & Our Lady Peace, was released on December 19.[1] An official music video was released on March 20, 2012.[2]

The official music video, directed by Christopher Mills, was shot on location in Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada. An abandoned house on Holt Road was used for filming and included scenes with the band members (with no performance shots) and fire. The house was then blown up in a spectacular special effect explosion after being prepared for 3 days by a special effects team, NEXUS Canada SpFX. The explosion took place on January 29, 2012 at 12 o`clock noon.


Chart (2012) Peak
Canada (Canadian Hot 100)[3] 89
Canadian Active Rock Chart[4] 1
Canadian Alternative Rock Chart[5] 5


  1. ^ MrRaineMaidaTwitter. December 23, 2011. Retrieved January 10, 2012.
  2. ^ MrRaineMaidaTwitter. Retrieved March 19, 2012.
  3. ^ "Our Lady Peace Chart History (Canadian Hot 100)". Billboard.
  4. ^ "Canadian Active Rock & Alt Rock Chart Archive: Active Rock - March 27, 2012". America's Music Charts. Retrieved March 28, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Canadian Active Rock & Alt Rock Chart Archive: Alternative Rock - April 3, 2012". America's Music Charts. Retrieved April 3, 2012.