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
Writer(s) Dicky Barrett, Joe Gittleman
The Mighty Mighty Bosstones singles chronology
"Hell of a Hat"
"The Impression That I Get"
"The Rascal King"

"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 #1 on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart and #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 was certified Gold in digital sales 17 years after its release in 2014.[1]

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.

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