Sunday (The Day Before My Birthday)

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"Sunday (The Day Before My Birthday)"
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Single by Moby
from the album 18
B-side
  • "And I Know"
  • "ISS"
Released February 24, 2003
Format
Length
  • 5:09 (album version)
  • 3:22 (single version)
Label Mute
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s) Moby
Moby singles chronology
"In This World"
(2002)
"Sunday (The Day Before My Birthday)"
(2003)
"In My Heart"
(2003)
"In This World"
(2002)
"Sunday (The Day Before My Birthday)"
(2003)
"In My Heart"
(2003)

"Sunday (The Day Before My Birthday)" is a song by American electronica musician Moby. It was released as the fourth single from his sixth studio album 18 on February 24, 2003. The song features a samples of American singer and Sugar Hill Records founder Sylvia Robinson's song "Sunday".

Music video[edit]

The music video for "Sunday (The Day Before My Birthday)" was directed by Style Wars, who previously directed the video for Moby's "In This World".[1] It acts as a sequel to the "In This World" video, featuring the same alien characters from the video returning to Earth, this time being recognized on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. They become renowned celebrities and enjoy major success, including a television series. The end of the video shows the aliens piloting their spacecraft back to their much less stressful home planet.

Track listing[edit]

  • CD single (CDMUTE280)
  1. "Sunday (The Day Before My Birthday)" (radio mix) – 3:22
  2. "And I Know" – 4:45
  3. "ISS" – 8:45
  4. "Sunday (The Day Before My Birthday)" (video) – 3:25
  • CD single (LCDMUTE280)
  1. "Sunday (The Day Before My Birthday)" (West London Deep Club Mix – radio edit) – 3:46
  2. "Sunday (The Day Before My Birthday)" (The Boris Dlugosch & Michi Lange Headbanger Session) – 5:40
  3. "In My Heart" (Ferry Corsten Remix) – 7:33
  • 12-inch single (12MUTE280)
  1. "Sunday (The Day Before My Birthday)" (West London Deep Club Mix) – 9:05
  2. "Sunday (The Day Before My Birthday)" (T&F vs. Moltosugo Club Mix) – 7:31

Charts[edit]

Chart (2003) Peak
position
Belgium (Ultratip Flanders)[2] 9
Belgium (Ultratip Wallonia)[3] 9
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[4] 93

References[edit]

  1. ^ Moby (February 2, 2003). "Sunday". Moby.com. Retrieved February 25, 2018. 
  2. ^ "Ultratop.be – Moby – Sunday (The Day Before My Birthday)" (in Dutch). Ultratip. Retrieved February 25, 2018.
  3. ^ "Ultratop.be – Moby – Sunday (The Day Before My Birthday)" (in French). Ultratip. Retrieved February 25, 2018.
  4. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Moby – Sunday (The Day Before My Birthday)" (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Retrieved February 25, 2018.

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