Sleeping My Day Away

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"Sleeping My Day Away"
Dad - sleeping my day away.jpg
Single by D-A-D
from the album No Fuel Left for the Pilgrims
Format7", 12", cassette single, CD single
GenreHard rock
Producer(s)Nick Foss
D-A-D singles chronology
"A Horse with No Mame"
"Sleeping My Day Away"
"Girl Nation"

"Sleeping My Day Away" is the most successful single from the Danish rock band D-A-D outside Denmark, with two weeks on the UK top 100. The single was released in 1989, with "Ill Will" as the b-side. Both songs appear on their No Fuel Left for the Pilgrims album.

The song was covered by German gothic rock band Mono Inc. for their album Pain, Love & Poetry.

Music video[edit]

The official music video for the song was directed by Andy Morahan, and takes place primarily in a bedroom.[1] The music video received heavy airplay on MTV.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Sleeping My Day Away"
  2. "Ill Will"

Critical reception[edit]

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1989) Peak
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[3] 87
US Album Rock Tracks (Billboard)[4] 23

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "D:A:D - 'Sleeping my day away'". (video). ASG. 1998–2017. Retrieved November 1, 2015.
  2. ^ "The Clip List: MTV" (PDF). Billboard. Retrieved January 29, 2017.
  3. ^ "DAD". The Official Charts Company. Retrieved January 29, 2017.
  4. ^ "Album Rock Tracks: October 21, 1989" (PDF). Billboard. Retrieved January 17, 2017.