Pioneers (song)

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The Pioneers Bloc Party.jpg
Single by Bloc Party
from the album Silent Alarm
Released18 July 2005
FormatCD, 7", DVD
GenrePost-punk revival
Songwriter(s)Russell Lissack, Gordon Moakes, Kele Okereke, Matt Tong
Producer(s)Paul Epworth
Bloc Party singles chronology
"Two More Years"

"Pioneers" is a single by Bloc Party from their debut album Silent Alarm. It was released in the United Kingdom by Wichita Recordings on 18 July 2005 and reached number 18 in the UK Singles Chart. Due to an error printing,[citation needed] it was called "The Pioneers" on the album track-listing.[1] Each copy of the single is numbered in the top left corner.

Music video[edit]

The music video was made by the company Mini Vegas and was directed by Aoife McArdle. [2]

Track listing[edit]

CD: Wichita / WEBB088SCD (UK)[edit]

  1. "Pioneers"
  2. "Plans" (Acoustic)
  3. "Storm and Stress" (Acoustic)

7": Wichita / WEBB088S (UK)[edit]

  1. "Pioneers"
  2. "Pioneers" (Bloc Party vs The Mystery Jets)

DVD: Wichita / WEBB088DVD (UK)[edit]

  1. "Pioneers"
  2. "Banquet" (Original Video)


Charts (2008) Peak
UK Singles Chart 18


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on July 10, 2009. Retrieved August 12, 2009.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^