Pretty Handsome Awkward

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"Pretty Handsome Awkward"
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Single by The Used
from the album Lies for the Liars
Released September 10, 2007
Format
Recorded 2006–2007
Length 3:32
Label Reprise
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s) John Feldmann
The Used singles chronology
"The Bird and the Worm"
(2007)
"Pretty Handsome Awkward"
(2007)
"Blood on My Hands"
(2009)
"The Bird and the Worm"
(2007)
"Pretty Handsome Awkward"
(2007)
"Blood on My Hands"
(2009)
Transformers: The Album track listing

"Pretty Handsome Awkward" is the second single from The Used's third studio album, Lies for the Liars. The song impacted radio on August 21, 2007.[1] It is also featured on the Transformers movie soundtrack[2] as well as a downloadable track on Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock.[3] The single peaked at No. 37 on the U.S. Hot Modern Rock Tracks. It was rumored that the track was written about My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way, but Bert McCracken said that this is not true.[4]

Track listings[edit]

Digital Download[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Pretty Handsome Awkward" 3:35

CD single[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Pretty Handsome Awkward" 3:35
2. "Slit Your Own Throat" 3:04

DVD single[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Pretty Handsome Awkward" (audio) 3:34
2. "Devil Beside You" (audio) 3:45
3. "Pretty Handsome Awkward" (video) 3:42
4. "Webclips 1–4" (video) 10:31
5. "Sizzle Reel" (video) 1:19

7" picture disc[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Pretty Handsome Awkward" 3:36
2. "Devil Beside You" 3:45

Promo CD[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Pretty Handsome Awkward (radio edit)" 3:35

Music video[edit]

The video starts with footage from the 2007 MuchMusic Video Awards of the band and Chadam walking down the street, with screaming fans on the sidewalks, and an interviewer asks "You guys gonna get all wasted tonight? Up to your normal antics?" Bert responds, "Nah, we're a little partied out, we'll probably try to take, take it easy and chill out afterward," after which a huge party is shown with the aforementioned antics being performed throughout. Jeph Howard also appears as a cross-dressed prostitute in the video. In one of the videos, he flashes the camera. At the end, the piece of dialogue at the beginning is repeated with this added afterward by the reporter: "What are you guys wusses or somethin'?".[5]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2007) Peak
position
US Modern Rock Tracks 37

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