The Impression That I Get

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"The Impression That I Get"
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Single by The Mighty Mighty Bosstones
from the album Let's Face It
Released January 27, 1997
Format CD maxi single
Recorded 1996
Genre Ska punk
Length 3:14
Label Mercury Records
Songwriter(s) Dicky Barrett, Joe Gittleman
The Mighty Mighty Bosstones singles chronology
"Hell of a Hat"
(1995)
"The Impression That I Get"
(1997)
"The Rascal King"
(1997)

"Hell of a Hat"
(1995)
"The Impression That I Get"
(1997)
"The Rascal King"
(1997)

"The Impression That I Get" is a song by The Mighty Mighty Bosstones and the lead single from their 1997 studio album Let's Face It. It is the band's most successful and popular song. The track reached number one on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart and number 23 on the Billboard Hot 100 Airplay chart. In 1998, a live version of this song appeared on Live from the Middle East. That same year, the Bosstones performed this song during their debut performance on Saturday Night Live. The song is featured as a playable track in the 2015 video game Rock Band 4. [1]

The song was certified Gold in digital sales 17 years after its release in 2014.[2]

Track listing[edit]

CD maxi single[edit]

  1. "The Impression That I Get" – 3:13
  2. "Desensitized" – 2:04
  3. "Is It" – 2:53
  4. "Storm Hit" – 3:14

Original release[edit]

More than a year before the release of Let's Face It the song appeared on Safe and Sound: A Benefit in Response to the Brookline Clinic Violence [1], an album released in response to the slayings of two abortion clinic workers in two different clinics in Brookline, Massachusetts on December 30, 1994, and received heavy play on Boston radio throughout 1996.

Charts and certifications[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rock Band 4 Core Soundtrack". Retrieved 29 April 2018. 
  2. ^ "American certifications – The Mighty Mighty Bosstones". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved July 20, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Top RPM Singles: Issue 3348." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. Retrieved 28 April 2018.
  4. ^ "Top RPM Adult Contemporary: Issue 3433." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. Retrieved 28 April 2018.
  5. ^ "Top RPM Rock/Alternative Tracks: Issue 8286." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. Retrieved 28 April 2018.
  6. ^ "The Mighty Mighty Bosstones Chart History (Adult Pop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved 28 April 2018.
  7. ^ "The Mighty Mighty Bosstones Chart History (Alternative Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved 28 April 2018.
  8. ^ "The Mighty Mighty Bosstones Chart History (Pop Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved 28 April 2018.
  9. ^ "The Mighty Mighty Bosstones Chart History (Radio Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved 28 April 2018.
  10. ^ "Australian-charts.com – The Mighty Mighty Bosstones – The Impression That I Get". ARIA Top 50 Singles. Retrieved 28 April 2018.
  11. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 28 April 2018.
  12. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 28 April 2018.
  13. ^ "RPM '97 Year End Top 50 Alternative Tracks". RPM. Library and Archives Canada. Retrieved 28 April 2018. 
  14. ^ "American single certifications – THE MIGHTY MIGHTY BOSSTONES – The Impression That I Get". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH. 

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