I've Got Friends

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"I've Got Friends"
Single by Manchester Orchestra
from the album Mean Everything to Nothing
FormatDigital download
GenreIndie rock, alternative rock
Songwriter(s)John Andrew Hull
Manchester Orchestra singles chronology
"I Can Barely Breathe"
"I've Got Friends"
"Tony the Tiger"

"I've Got Friends" is a song by American indie rock band Manchester Orchestra. The song was released as the lead single from the band's second studio album Mean Everything to Nothing.

The song was Manchester Orchestra's breakthrough hit, peaking at No. 8 on Billboard's Alternative Songs chart in the summer of 2009. It was the band's first single to chart. Until 2017, "I've Got Friends" was Manchester Orchestra's only top-10 chart success and their highest-charting song; this feat was bested by "The Gold", which reached No. 2 on Billboard's Adult Alternative Songs chart.[1][2][3]

"I've Got Friends" was used in multiple video game soundtracks, such as MLB 11: The Show and Dirt 3, as well as in the television show The Vampire Diaries.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2009) Peak
US Alternative Songs (Billboard)[4] 8
US Hot Rock Songs (Billboard)[5] 26


  1. ^ "Manchester Orchestra Album & Song Chart History". Billboard.com. Retrieved 2012-08-08.
  2. ^ "Manchester Orchestra I've Got Friends Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved 2018-01-27.
  3. ^ "Manchester Orchestra Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved 2018-01-27.
  4. ^ "Manchester Orchestra Chart History (Alternative Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved August 7, 2017.
  5. ^ "Manchester Orchestra Chart History (Hot Rock Songs)". Billboard.

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