The Future Freaks Me Out
|"The Future Freaks Me Out"|
|Single by Motion City Soundtrack|
|from the album I Am the Movie|
|Released||17 November 2003 (Europe)|
|Format||CD, 7" Picture Disc|
|Genre||Pop punk, power pop|
|Writer(s)||Joshua Cain, Jesse Johnson, Matthew Taylor, Tony Thaxton, Justin Pierre|
|Motion City Soundtrack singles chronology|
"The Future Freaks Me Out" is a song by the pop punk band Motion City Soundtrack. It is featured on the group's debut album, I Am the Movie, and was released as the band's first single in Europe. "The Future Freaks Me Out" was released to radio on September 16, 2003.
The B-side for the CD single was "1000 Paper Cranes", which originally featured on I Am the Movie (the version released by the band while unsigned) but was the only song missing for the Epitaph CD release.
The song has become a crowd favorite at Motion City Soundtrack shows. It is usually played as the band's last song and is often sung in part by the audience.
Formats and track listings
- "The Future Freaks Me Out" (radio edit)
- "1000 Paper Cranes"
- "The Future Freaks Me Out" (album version) - 2:34
- 7" (limited to 1000 copies on picture disc)
- "The Future Freaks Me Out" - 2:34
- "My Valuable Hunting Knife (Guided by Voices cover)"
The video for "The Future Freaks Me Out" is a take on the movie Rushmore. It is set as a school play. There are many scenes depicted in it. They include: the old west, an office, the ocean, a funeral, and a concert. It is the second music video the band made. Guitarist Joshua Cain's family helped out in the making of it, and stars in it as well.
- "FMQB Airplay Archive: Modern Rock". Friday Morning Quarterback Album Report, Incorporated. Retrieved October 30, 2016.
- Motion City Soundtrack
- Motion City Soundtrack has a chat with AMP Magazine
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