The Don (The View song)

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"The Don/Skag Trendy"
Single by The View
from the album Hats Off to the Buskers
Released 23 April 2007
Format 7", CD
Genre Indie rock
Label 1965 Records
Songwriter(s) Kyle Falconer, Kieren Webster
Producer(s) Owen Morris
The View singles chronology
"Same Jeans"
"The Don" / "Skag Trendy"
"Face for the Radio"
"Same Jeans"
"The Don"/"Skag Trendy"
"Face for the Radio"

"The Don" is the fourth single by Dundee band The View, it was released on 23 April 2007 as a double A-side along with "Skag Trendy". It follows the singles "Wasted Little DJs", "Superstar Tradesman" and "Same Jeans", and is taken from the debut album Hats Off to the Buskers. The single did not do as well as its predecessors, only entering as far as the UK Top 40, reaching a disappointing #33 in the UK Singles Chart. However, this was to be their final UK Top 40 single so far as their next four singles were to miss the UK Top 40 altogether.


Charts (2009) Peak
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[1] 33

Track listing[edit]

  • UK CD
  1. "The Don"
  2. "Skag Trendy"
  3. "I've Just Seen a Face"
  4. "The Don (Video)"
  5. "Skag Trendy (Video)"
  • UK 7" (clear orange)
  1. "The Don"
  2. "Fireworks & Flowers (Live from The Royal Albert Hall)"


  1. ^ "Archive Chart: 2007-05-05" UK Singles Chart.