Mascara (song)

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"Mascara"/"Leave Me Alone"
Mascara Vinyl.jpg
Single by Killing Heidi
from the album Reflector
Released 10 November 1999
10 January 2000 (Deluxe version)[1]
Recorded 1999
Genre Pop rock
Length 4:50
Label Warner Bros.
Writer(s) Ella Hooper, Jesse Hooper
Producer(s) Paul Kosky
Killing Heidi singles chronology
"Weir"
(1999)
"Mascara"/"Leave Me Alone"
(1999/2000)
"Live Without It"
(2000)
Alternative cover
Original release cover

"Mascara" is the second single by Australian band Killing Heidi from their debut album Reflector. It was released in November 1999 while their debut single "Weir" was still active on the charts. The re-release of the "Mascara" single was released with "Leave Me Alone" as its B-side.

Music video[edit]

The music video for "Mascara" was recorded and released in 2000. It is directed by Paul Kosky.[2] A music video was not filmed for "Leave Me Alone".

Track listing[edit]

Original release

  1. "Mascara" (Album version)
  2. "Mascara" (Radio mix)

Maxi B-side release

  1. "Mascara" (Radio edit)
  2. "Leave Me Alone" (Radio mix)
  3. "Weir" (Acoustic mix)
  4. "Superstar" (Acoustic mix)
  5. "Weir" (Radio mix)

Official versions[edit]

"Mascara"[edit]

  • Album version
  • Radio mix
  • Acoustic mix

"Leave Me Alone"[edit]

  • Radio mix

Charts[edit]

The original two-track release of "Mascara" debuted on 10 November 1999 at number 47 on the ARIA Singles Chart. After seven weeks it had peaked at number 3. Then on 2 January 2000, the deluxe single debuted at number 1 and stayed there for a further three weeks. After a combined total of 23 weeks, it exited the top 50, certified Platinum.

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (1999/2000) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[3] 1
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[4] 48

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2000) Position
Australia (ARIA)[5] 26

Certification[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Australia (ARIA)[6] Platinum 70,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

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