Private Eye (song)

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"Private Eye"
Alkaline Trio - Private Eye cover 1.jpg
The cover of the first version of the single.
Single by Alkaline Trio
from the album From Here to Infirmary
Released 2001
Format CD
Recorded 2000 at Pachyderm Studio, Cannon Falls, Minnesota
Genre Pop punk[1]
Length 3:30
Label Vagrant
Writer(s) Matt Skiba, Dan Andriano, Mike Felumlee
Producer(s) Matt Allison, Alkaline Trio
Alkaline Trio singles chronology
"Stupid Kid"
"Private Eye"
"Hell Yes"
Alternative cover
The cover of the second version of the single.

"Private Eye" is a song by the Chicago-based punk rock band Alkaline Trio, released as the second single from their 2001 album From Here to Infirmary. Two different versions of the single were released in the United Kingdom, where it reached #51 on the UK Singles Chart[2]

The song's music video is compiled from live footage of the band performing "Private Eye" on several dates of their 2000 tour, with touring drummer Adam Willard filling in following Mike Felumlee's departure from the group.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Matt Skiba, Dan Andriano, and Mike Felumlee, except where noted.

Version 1
No. Title Length
1. "Private Eye" (radio edit) 3:14
2. "Private Eye" (album version) 3:30
Version 2
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Private Eye"   3:30
2. "Mr. Chainsaw" (live at the University of London Union)    
3. "Cringe" (live at the University of London Union) Skiba, Andriano, Glenn Porter  





  1. ^ Damante, Mike (July 16, 2014). "The 20 best pop-punk songs of the 2000s". Houston Chronicle. Retrieved June 12, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Chart stats - Alkaline Trio". Chart Stats. Retrieved 2009-11-08. 

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