Man of Simple Pleasures

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"Man of Simple Pleasures"
Man of simple pleasures.jpg
Single by Kasabian
from the album Velociraptor!
Released 7 May 2012
Format Digital Download, 10"
Genre Indie rock, neo-psychedelia, acid rock
Length 3:51
Label RCA
Songwriter(s) Sergio Pizzorno
Producer(s) Dan the Automator
Kasabian singles chronology
"Goodbye Kiss"
"Man of Simple Pleasures"

"Goodbye Kiss"
"Man of Simple Pleasures"
Velociraptor! track listing
  1. "Let's Roll Just Like We Used To"
  2. "Days Are Forgotten"
  3. "Goodbye Kiss"
  4. "La Fée Verte"
  5. "Velociraptor"
  6. "Acid Turkish Bath
    (Shelter from the Storm)"
  7. "I Hear Voices"
  8. "Re-Wired"
  9. "Man of Simple Pleasures"
  10. "Switchblade Smiles"
  11. "Neon Noon"

"Man of Simple Pleasures" is a song by English rock band Kasabian from the band's fourth studio album, Velociraptor! (2011). It was released as the fourth and final single from the record on 7 May 2012.


The track was first released as a single A-side 10" vinyl on 7 May 2012.[1]

A special EP was released together with the Italian 2012 reissue of Velociraptor!, including an exclusive remix of "Man of Simple Pleasures" featuring Italian rapper J-Ax.

Music video[edit]

A music video was released before the single, on 18 April.[2] The video features a man riding on a bike in a city, wearing a mask and a baseball bat on his back. The man's shirt keeps changing to each lyric, and the video ends with him playing baseball in slow motion.

Track listing[edit]

10" vinyl
1."Man of Simple Pleasures"3:51
2."Days Are Forgotten" (KOAN Sound Remix)3:47

Peak positions[edit]

Chart (2012) Peak
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[3] 55
Belgium (Ultratip Wallonia)[4] 24


  1. ^ "Man of Simple Pleasures (10" Vinyl - Exclusive offer)". My Play Direct. Retrieved 31 May 2014.
  2. ^ "Man of Simple Pleasures video premiere".
  3. ^ " – Kasabian – Man of Simple Pleasures" (in Dutch). Ultratip. Retrieved 31 May 2014.
  4. ^ " – Kasabian – Man of Simple Pleasures" (in French). Ultratip. Retrieved 31 May 2014.

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