In One Ear (song)

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"In One Ear"
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Single by Cage the Elephant
from the album Cage the Elephant
Released March 24, 2008
August 7, 2010 (re-release)
Format 7" single, digital download, CD
Recorded 2008
Genre Alternative rock, punk blues
Length 4:01
Label Relentless (UK)
Jive/RED (US)
Writer(s) Jared Champion, Lincoln Parish, Brad Shultz, Matt Schultz, Joseph A. Stratton, Daniel Tichenor
Producer(s) Jay Joyce
Cage the Elephant singles chronology
"Back Against the Wall"
"In One Ear"
"Shake Me Down"

"In One Ear" is a song by American rock band Cage the Elephant. It was released as the second, then re-released as the fifth single from the band's 2009 self-titled debut album. In the re-issue dated August 7, 2010, the single peaked at number one on the Billboard Alternative Songs chart, the band's second number one single on that chart. There was an American version and UK version of the music video.

Release and reception[edit]

"In One Ear" was originally released in March 2009 as the second single from the band's self-titled debut album.[1] The single's B-side included an acoustic performance of their song, "Ain't No Rest for the Wicked", recorded for Radio 1's Live Lounge.[2]

The song peaked at number one on Billboard's Alternative Songs chart in August 2010.[3] It also reached number 3 on the Rock Songs chart,[3] and number 56 on the Canadian Hot 100.[4]

Music video[edit]

There are three music videos for this song. The first two versions were released in 2008 one as the US version and the other as the UK version. The third music video premiered on April 1, 2010 on Vevo.[5] It was directed by Isaac Rentz and shot on location in Bowling Green, Kentucky.[6]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2009–2010) Peak
US Billboard Alternative Songs[3] 1
US Billboard Mainstream Rock[3] 20
US Billboard Rock Songs[3] 3
Canadian Hot 100[3] 56

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