Song to Self

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"Song To Self"
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Single by Travis
from the album Ode to J. Smith
A-side Song to Self
B-side Ballad of J. Smith
Released 5 January 2009
Format CD single, 7" vinyl
Recorded 2008
Genre Indie pop
Length 3:46
Label Red Telephone Box
Writer(s) Francis Healy
Travis singles chronology
"Something Anything"
"Song To Self"
"Where You Stand"

"Song To Self" is the third and final single from Indie band Travis' sixth studio album, Ode to J. Smith, released on 5 January 2009.


An extended version of Song To Self, which features a middle 8 and an additional chorus, is included on the 7" vinyl pressing.[1] The music video for the song depicts singer Fran Healy emphasising the theme of loneliness in the lyrics of the song.[2] The video received heavy airplay in Mexico, especially on VH1 Latin America.

Track listing[edit]

  • CD Single
  1. "Song To Self" - 3:46
  2. "Tail Of The Tiger" - 2:46
  • 7" Vinyl
  1. "Song To Self" (Extended Version) - 4:44
  2. "Ballad Of J. Smith" - 3:02


Chart (2008) Peak
German Singles Chart[3] 88


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