Thank You for the Venom

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"Thank You for the Venom"
Thank You for the Venom CD.jpg
Single by My Chemical Romance
from the album Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge
Released December 13, 2004 (2004-12-13)
Format 7" vinyl, 3" CD
Recorded 2004
Genre Punk rock[1]
Length 3:41
Label Reprise, Eyeball
Writer(s) My Chemical Romance
Producer(s) Howard Benson
My Chemical Romance singles chronology
"I'm Not Okay (I Promise)"
"Thank You for the Venom"
Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge track listing

"Thank You for the Venom" is the second single and ninth track from My Chemical Romance's second studio album, Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge. It was released as an airplay single in Europe. It is also My Chemical Romance's fourth single. The song peaked at #71 in the UK. The song was released in limited edition red vinyl and has long been out of print. It was featured in Need for Speed: Underground Rivals for PSP.

The opening line "Sister I'm not much a poet/but a criminal" is a reference to the Morrissey song Sister I'm A Poet. The vinyl version contains a live cover of Jack The Ripper, also originally by Morrissey.

Track listings[edit]

UK promotional 3" CD
No. Title Length
1. "Thank You for the Venom" 3:43
2. "Website extras included as Enhanced CD content"  
UK 7" vinyl
No. Title Length
1. "Thank You for the Venom" 3:41
2. "Jack the Ripper" (live; originally by Morrissey) 3:25


Chart (2004) Peak
UK Singles Chart 71

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Catalogue
United Kingdom December 13, 2004 Reprise, Eyeball 7" vinyl W661, 5439161267
2004 3" CD PRO15251