Leave It Alone (Broken Bells song)

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"Leave It Alone"
Broken Bells - "Leave It Alone".jpg
Promotional single by Broken Bells
Released February 4, 2014 (2014-02-04)
Recorded 2012-13
Genre Alternative rock
Length 5:30
Label Columbia
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s) Danger Mouse
Broken Bells singles chronology
"Perfect World"
(2014) Perfect World2014
"Leave It Alone"
(2014) Leave It Alone2014
"Power Of The Bond"
(2014) Power Of The Bond2014

"Leave It Alone" is a song written by James Mercer and Brian Burton of the American alternative rock band Broken Bells. It was originally recorded by the band for their second studio album, After the Disco, where it appears as the fourth track on the album. A "Leave It Alone" promotional single was released for streaming on the Australian branch of commercial music streaming service Spotify on February 4, 2014, becoming the fourth release by the band in promotion of After the Disco, after singles "Holding On for Life", "After the Disco" and promotional single "Perfect World". This Song can be Found in The soundtrack of the Movie Miss You Already starring Toni Collettte and Drew Berrymore. The song is a playable track in the music video game Guitar Hero Live.

Music video[edit]

No music video for "Leave It Alone" is known to be in production. However, a lyric video, reflecting the art style of the After the Disco short film series and featuring the band's "signature pink aesthetic", was premiered on music video hosting service Vevo on February 4, 2014, the day of After the Disco's release in the United States.[1]

Track listing[edit]

Spotify promotional single
No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "Leave It Alone" Burton 5:31

Personnel[edit]

Adapted from After the Disco liner notes.[2]

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label Catalog no.
Australia[3] February 4, 2014 Stream Columbia Records none

References[edit]

  1. ^ Newman, Melinda. "Broken Bells' lyric video for 'Leave It Alone' sums up the song's isolation". Hitfix. Retrieved 8 February 2014. 
  2. ^ After the Disco (liner notes). Broken Bells. Columbia Records. 2014. 
  3. ^ "Leave It Alone by Broken Bells". Spotify. Archived from the original on February 8, 2014. Retrieved February 8, 2014.