Little Monster (song)

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"Little Monster"
A woman wearing a pearl necklace and a crown with moose antlers attached is pictured at the center of the artwork. The words "Royal Blood" are printed across the top of the artwork while the words "Little Monster" are printed along the bottom.
Single by Royal Blood
from the album Out of the Black and Royal Blood
Released 10 February 2014 (2014-02-10)
Length 3:32
Label Warner Bros.
  • Mike Kerr
  • Ben Thatcher
  • Tom Dalgety
  • Mike Kerr
  • Ben Thatcher
Royal Blood singles chronology
"Out of the Black"
"Little Monster"
"Come On Over"

"Out of the Black"
"Little Monster"
"Come On Over"

"Little Monster" is a song written by Mike Kerr and Ben Thatcher of British rock duo Royal Blood. The song was originally recorded by the duo for release as a single, appearing on the band's second single of the same name, released by Black Mammoth Records and Warner Bros. Records on 10 February 2014. The single marked the band's first release under Warner Bros. Records after signing with the label in 2013. The track later appeared as the second track on the band's debut extended play Out of the Black, and as the sixth track on the band's eponymous debut studio album, Royal Blood. The song is included as a playable track in Guitar Hero Live.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Mike Kerr and Ben Thatcher. All tracks produced by Tom Dalgety with Kerr and Thatcher.

"Little Monster" digital download
1."Little Monster"3:32
Total length:3:32
"Little Monster" 7" (WEA491)
1."Little Monster"3:32
Total length:8:03


Partly adapted from Out of the Black liner notes.[2]


Chart (2014–15) Peak
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[3] 74
UK Rock and Metal (Official Charts Company)[4] 1
US Hot Rock Songs (Billboard)[5] 33
US Rock Airplay (Billboard)[6] 8
US Alternative Songs (Billboard)[7] 18
US Mainstream Rock (Billboard)[8] 1

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label Catalogue no.
Australia[9] 10 February 2014 Digital download Warner Bros. none
United Kingdom[11][12] 12 February 2014
31 March 2014 7" vinyl
  • Black Mammoth
  • Warner Bros.
United States[13] 10 March 2015 Modern rock radio Warner Bros. none


  1. ^ "Royal Blood Relentless at Coachella". Gretsch. 
  2. ^ Out of the Black (liner notes). Royal Blood. Warner Bros. Records. 2014. 542162-1. 
  3. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 21 August 2014.
  4. ^ "Official Rock & Metal Singles Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 25 October 2014.
  5. ^ "Royal Blood Chart History (Hot Rock Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved March 26, 2015.
  6. ^ "Royal Blood Chart History (Rock Airplay)". Billboard. Retrieved March 26, 2015.
  7. ^ "Royal Blood Chart History (Alternative Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved April 2, 2015.
  8. ^ "Royal Blood Chart History (Mainstream Rock)". Billboard. Retrieved March 19, 2015.
  9. ^ "Little Monster – Single by Royal Blood". iTunes Store. Australia: Apple. Retrieved 21 August 2014. 
  10. ^ "Little Monster – Royal Blood". France: Qobuz. Retrieved 21 August 2014. 
  11. ^ "Little Monster by Royal Blood". United Kingdom: 7digital. Retrieved 21 August 2014. 
  12. ^ "Little Monster – Royal Blood (7 inch Vinyl Disc – Warner Bros. #WEA 491)". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 21 August 2014. 
  13. ^ "Alternative > Future Releases". All Access Music Group. Archived from the original on 26 February 2015. Retrieved 5 April 2015. 

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