Tarantula / Fasten Your Seatbelt

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"Tarantula" / "Fasten Your Seatbelt"
Pendulum - Tarantula Seatbelt.jpg
Single by Pendulum featuring The Freestylers and Fresh
from the album Hold Your Colour
Released 27 June 2005 (UK)
Recorded 2005
Length 12:09 (vinyl)
13:56 (CD)
Label Breakbeat Kaos (BBK009A)
Alternative cover
Pendulum singles chronology
"Guns at Dawn"
(2005) Guns at Dawn2005
"Tarantula" / "Fasten Your Seatbelt"
(2005) TarantulaFasten Your Seatbelt2005
"Slam" / "Out Here"
(2005) SlamOut Here2005

"Tarantula" / "Fasten Your Seatbelt" is the fourth single by Australian drum and bass band Pendulum. It was released on 27 June 2005 by independent label Breakbeat Kaos and was their second release with the label. While "Fasten Your Seatbelt" features production from The Freestylers, "Tarantula" features production from Fresh and vocals from $pyda, together with Tenor Fly from The Freestylers. It peaked number 60 on the UK Singles Chart.[1] Both songs were included on the CD release of Hold Your Colour a month later. "Fasten Your Seatbelt" samples a line from Spider-Man 2 where Doctor Octopus is firing up the fusion reactor for the first time ("Ladies and gentlemen, fasten your seatbelts.").

Chart performance[edit]

"Tarantula" / "Fasten Your Seatbelt" entered the UK Singles Chart on week 27, 2005. It peaked at number 60 before dropping out a week later.[1]

Chart (2005) Peak
UK Singles Chart[1] 60

Formats and track listings[edit]

These are the major formats and associated track listings of single releases of "Tarantula" / "Fasten Your Seatbelts". Both tracks were written and produced by Rob Swire.


The following people contributed to "Tarantula" / "Fasten Your Seatbelt".[3]


In Other Media[edit]

"Tarantula" can be heard in the Episode 7, Series 2 of Skins (UK_TV_series) when Effy, Tony and Pandora enter to the club followed by Sid's artistic scene.


  1. ^ a b c Chart Stats - Pendulum - "Tarantula/Fasten Your Seatbelts". αCharts.us. Retrieved on 18 August 2010.
  2. ^ Breakbeat Kaos :: BBK009A. Discogs. Retrieved on 18 August 2010.
  3. ^ a b Breakbeat Kaos :: BBK009SCD. Discogs. Retrieved on 20 August 2010.