Skag Trendy (song)

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"The Don/Skag Trendy"
Single by The View
from the album Hats Off to the Buskers
Released 23 April 2007
Format 7", CD
Genre Indie rock
Label 1965 Records
Songwriter(s) Kyle Falconer, Kieren Webster
Producer(s) Owen Morris
The View singles chronology
"Same Jeans"
"The Don/Skag Trendy"
"Face for the Radio"
"Same Jeans"
"The Don / Skag Trendy"
"Face for the Radio"

"Skag Trendy" is the fourth single by Dundee band The View, it was released on 23 April 2007 as a double A-side along with "The Don". It follows the singles "Wasted Little DJs", "Superstar Tradesman" and "Same Jeans", and is taken from the debut album Hats Off to the Buskers. The single did not do as well as its predecessors, only reaching a disappointing #33 in the UK Singles Chart. One of the B-sides, "I've Just Seen a Face", is a Beatles cover.

Music video[edit]

The video for "Skag Trendy" features Gerard Kearns from Channel 4's TV Show Shameless depicting someone who has decided not to choose life.


Charts (2009) Peak
UK Singles Chart 33

Track listing[edit]

  • UK CD
  1. "The Don"
  2. "Skag Trendy"
  3. "I've Just Seen a Face"
  4. "The Don (Video)"
  5. "Skag Trendy (Video)"
  • UK 7" (green)
  1. "Skag Trendy"
  2. "The Don (Live from London Astoria)"
    • This is the only physical format with "Skag Trendy" as the actual A-side.