Not Your Fault

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"Not Your Fault"
Awolnation - "Not Your Fault" (Single).jpg
Single by Awolnation
from the album Megalithic Symphony
B-side "Sail" (LED Remix)
Released October 17, 2011 (2011-10-17)
Format Digital download
Recorded 2010–11 at
Red Bull Recording Studio
(Los Angeles, California)
Length 4:03
Label Red Bull
Songwriter(s) Aaron Bruno
Producer(s) Aaron Bruno
Awolnation singles chronology
"Sail"
(2010)
"Not Your Fault"
(2011)
"Kill Your Heroes"
(2012)

"Not Your Fault" is a song by American alternative rock band Awolnation. It was originally written by frontman Aaron Bruno and recorded by the band for their debut studio album Megalithic Symphony, where it appears as the twelfth track. "Not Your Fault" was released to American modern rock radio on October 17, 2011, and was also released as a single in the United Kingdom and Bosnia on February 26, 2012. The single peaked at numbers three and eleven on the US Billboard Alternative Songs and Rock Songs charts, respectively.

Music video[edit]

The music video for "Not Your Fault" utilizes pixilation, clay animation and stop motion, similar to Peter Gabriel's "Sledgehammer". In the video, frontman Aaron Bruno is shown singing the song as he and his band—in clay animation style—try to defeat monsters. Bruno is also shown attracting a girl and saving her in the process. A 3D version of the music video was also featured in the Nintendo 3DS video service Nintendo Video.

Track listing[edit]

Digital download[1]
No. Title Length
1. "Not Your Fault" 4:02
2. "Sail" (LED Remix) 4:30

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Canada (Music Canada)[9] Gold 40,000^

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

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label
United States[10][11] October 17, 2011 Modern rock radio Red Bull Records
November 28, 2011 Submodern rock radio
Bosnia and Herzegovina[12] February 26, 2012 Digital download
United Kingdom[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Not Your Fault: AWOLNATION". Amazon (UK). Retrieved June 21, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Active Rock – January 10, 2012". America's Music Charts. Mediabase. Archived from the original on January 10, 2012. Retrieved January 16, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Alternative Rock – February 21, 2012". America's Music Charts. Mediabase. Archived from the original on February 21, 2012. Retrieved February 21, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Rock" (in Ukrainian). FDR Music Charts. Retrieved April 12, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Awolnation – Chart history" Billboard Alternative Songs for Awolnation. Retrieved August 12, 2013.
  6. ^ "Awolnation – Chart history" Billboard Hot Rock Songs for Awolnation. Retrieved August 12, 2013.
  7. ^ "Awolnation – Chart History: Alternative Songs (Year end)". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved August 12, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Awolnation – Chart History: Rock Songs (Year end)". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved August 12, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Canadian single certifications – Awolnation – Not Your Fault". Music Canada. 
  10. ^ "Going For Adds: Alternative (Week Of: October 17, 2011)". Radio & Records. Retrieved August 12, 2013. 
  11. ^ "Submodern Rock – Available for Airplay Archive". FMQB. Archived from the original on April 24, 2013. Retrieved August 11, 2013. 
  12. ^ "Not Your Fault – Single by AWOLNATION". iTunes Store (BOS). Apple. Retrieved June 21, 2013. 

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