Mess Is Mine

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"Mess Is Mine"
Vance Joy Mess Is Mine.jpg
Single by Vance Joy
from the album Dream Your Life Away
Released9 July 2014
FormatDigital download
Recorded2013
Genre
Length3:43
LabelLiberation Music
Songwriter(s)Vance Joy
Vance Joy singles chronology
"Riptide"
(2013)
"Mess Is Mine"
(2014)
"First Time"
(2014)

"Mess Is Mine" is a single by Australian singer-songwriter Vance Joy from his debut studio album Dream Your Life Away (2014). The song was released in Australia as a digital download on 9 July 2014 through Liberation Music, and it has peaked at number 37 on the Australian national singles chart,

Music video[edit]

A music video to accompany the release of "Mess Is Mine" was first released onto YouTube on 9 July 2014 at a total length of three minutes and fifty-four seconds and was directed by Luci Schroder.[1]

Popular culture[edit]

"Mess is Mine" features in the soundtrack of the popular video game by EA Sports, FIFA 15 as final track in game soundtrack's album. It was also featured in fourth season of the American television show Hart of Dixie, the first episode of the Netflix original series 13 Reasons Why, and in the trailer for the 2017 film The Big Sick and 2018 Netflix original film Sierra Burgess is a Loser. Vance has also publicly said the song and many others on this album were written about Amber Morris, a girl he met while touring in Texas.

Track listing[edit]

Digital download
No.TitleLength
1."Mess Is Mine"3:43

Charts[edit]

Chart (2014) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[2] 33
Canada Rock (Billboard)[3] 7
Ireland (IRMA)[4] 91
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[5] 95
US Alternative Songs (Billboard)[6] 6
US Hot Rock Songs (Billboard)[7] 17
US Rock Airplay (Billboard)[8] 8
US Adult Top 40 (Billboard)[9] 40

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Australia (ARIA)[10] Platinum 70,000^
Canada (Music Canada)[11] Gold 40,000*
United Kingdom (BPI)[12] Platinum 600,000^
United States (RIAA)[13] Platinum 1,000,000*

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

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
Australia 9 July 2014 Digital download Liberation Music
United States[14][15] 12 January 2015 Adult album alternative radio
13 January 2015 Modern rock radio

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vance Joy - "Mess is Mine" [Official Video] - YouTube
  2. ^ "Australian-charts.com – Vance Joy – Mess Is Mine". ARIA Top 50 Singles. Retrieved 22 December 2014.
  3. ^ "Vance Joy Chart History (Canada Rock)". Billboard. Retrieved 3 February 2015.
  4. ^ "Chart Track: Week 3, 2015". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved 15 January 2015.
  5. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Vance Joy – Mess Is Mine". Singles Top 100. Retrieved 3 February 2015.
  6. ^ "Vance Joy Chart History (Alternative Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved 27 June 2015.
  7. ^ "Vance Joy Chart History (Hot Rock Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved 22 December 2014.
  8. ^ "Vance Joy Chart History (Rock Airplay)". Billboard. Retrieved 21 May 2015.
  9. ^ "Vance Joy Chart History (Adult Pop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved 11 June 2015.
  10. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2014 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved 4 October 2014.
  11. ^ "Canadian single certifications – Vance Joy – Mess is Mine". Music Canada. Retrieved 4 October 2014.
  12. ^ "British single certifications – Vance Joy – Mess Is Mine". British Phonographic Industry. Select singles in the Format field. Select Platinum in the Certification field. Type Mess Is Mine in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.
  13. ^ "American single certifications – Vance Joy – Mess is Mine". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 4 October 2014. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH. 
  14. ^ "Triple A > Future Releases". All Access Music Group. Archived from the original on 10 January 2015. Retrieved 10 January 2015.
  15. ^ "Alternative > Future Releases". All Access Music Group. Archived from the original on 10 January 2015. Retrieved 10 January 2015.