My Gun

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"My Gun"
My Gun by The Rubens.jpg
Single by The Rubens
from the album The Rubens
Released4 August 2012 (2012-08-04)
Genre
LabelIvy League Records
Songwriter(s)David Kahne and The Rubens
Producer(s)David Kahne
The Rubens singles chronology
"Don't Ever Want to be Found"
(2012)
"My Gun"
(2012)
"The Best we Got"
(2012)
Music video
"My Gun" on YouTube

My Gun is a song recorded by Australian alternative rock group, The Rubens. It was released on 4 August 2012 as the third single from their debut album, The Rubens.

The track won 'Rock Work of the Year' at the 2013 APRA Music Awards as well as being nominated for 'Best Video' at the ARIA Music Awards of 2012, but lost out to "Everyone’s Waiting" by Missy Higgins.

The track was voted in at number 10 on Triple J's Hottest 100 of 2012.

Music video[edit]

The music video was directed by Josh Logue and released on 12 August 2012.[1]

Reviews[edit]

Doug from Sputnik Music said, ""My Gun" really reiterates the bands styling’s with heavily catchy choruses and that uneasy whisky soaked guitar grunge giving the listener that jukebox classic that will be sure to be played in pubs all over.” [2]

Track listing[edit]

1 track single [3]
  1. My Gun – 3:10
US 4 track single [4]
  1. My Gun - 3:10
  2. Lay It Down - 3:51
  3. Don't Ever Want To Be Found - 3:19
  4. The Best We Got - 3:55

Charts[edit]

Weekly Charts[edit]

My Gun peaked at #56 in Australia.[5]

Chart (2012) Peak
position
Australian Singles (ARIA) 56

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2012) Rank
Australian Artist Albums Chart [6] 41

Certification[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Australia (ARIA)[7] Gold 35,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Rubens: My Gun (OFFICIAL)". YouTube. Retrieved 28 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Review – The Rubens: The Rubens". www.sputnikmusic.com. Retrieved 28 January 2016.
  3. ^ "My Gun by Rubens". www.discogs.com. Retrieved 28 January 2016.
  4. ^ "Rubens – My Gun". www.discogs.com. Retrieved 28 January 2016.
  5. ^ "The ARIA Report Week Commencing ~ 12 November 2012 ~ Issue #1185" (PDF). pandora.nla.gov.au. Retrieved 28 January 2016.
  6. ^ "ARIA Charts - End Of Year Charts - Top 50 Australian Artist Singles 2012". www.aria.com.au. Retrieved 28 January 2016.
  7. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2013 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association. Archived from the original on 10 August 2020. Retrieved 28 January 2016.