The Beginning of the Twist

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"The Beginning of the Twist"
The Beginning of the Twist.jpg
Single by The Futureheads
from the album This Is Not the World
Released 10 March 2008 (UK)
Format CD and 7"
Genre Indie rock
Label Nul Records
Songwriter(s) David "Jaff" Craig, Barry Hyde, Dave Hyde, Ross Millard
The Futureheads singles chronology
"Worry About It Later"
(2006)
"The Beginning of the Twist"
(2008)
"Radio Heart"
(2008)
"Worry About It Later"
(2006)
"The Beginning of the Twist"
(2008)
"Radio Heart"
(2008)
This Is Not the World track listing
  1. "The Beginning of the Twist"
  2. "Walking Backwards"
  3. "Think Tonight"
  4. "Radio Heart"
  5. "This Is Not the World"
  6. "Sale of the Century"
  7. "Hard to Bear"
  8. "Work Is Never Done"
  9. "Broke Up the Time"
  10. "Everything's Changing Today"
  11. "Sleet"
  12. "See What You Want"

"The Beginning of the Twist" is the first single from The Futureheads' third album This Is Not the World. It was released on 10 March 2008 in the United Kingdom. It very quickly peaked at #20 on the UK singles chart. It was also featured on the soundtrack to the video game Pure.

The Single also went to number 1# the indie chart for two weeks.

The song is also played at Sunderland's Stadium Of Light every match day as the players arrive on the pitch.

Track listing[edit]

  • CD
  1. "The Beginning of the Twist"
  2. "Get Out Today"
  • 7" #1
  1. "The Beginning of the Twist"
  2. "Death of a King"
  • 7" #2
  1. "The Beginning of the Twist"
  2. "Broke Up the Time"