The Magic Position (song)

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"The Magic Position"
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Single by Patrick Wolf
from the album The Magic Position
Released 26 March 2007
Genre Folktronica, indie pop
Length 3:53
Label Loog Records
Writer(s) Patrick Wolf
Patrick Wolf singles chronology
"The Magic Position"
Alternative cover
Cover of the 7" CD1 single.

"The Magic Position" is the third single from Patrick Wolf's third album, The Magic Position. It was released on 26 March 2007.

The song is now available free with version 5.24 of Winamp as part of the download bundle. It is also featured on the soundtrack to the 2007 film Run, Fat Boy, Run. This song was #64 on Rolling Stone's list of the 100 Best Songs of 2007.[1] Pitchfork Media placed the song at #427 on its "Top 500 Tracks of the 2000s" list.[2] The song was also featured prominently twice during the film Were the World Mine, during a scene and then again as the closing credits theme. The song was also featured in Burberry's Autumn/Winter 2014 campaign.

Track listings[edit]

CD single[edit]

  1. "The Magic Position"
  2. "The Marriage"

7" vinyl single (CD1)[edit]

  1. "The Magic Position"
  2. "Augustin/Secret Garden II"

7" vinyl single (CD2)[edit]

  1. "The Magic Position"
  2. "Luna & Libertine" (Live)

Digital single[edit]

  1. "The Magic Position"
  2. "On Sussex Downs"


Year Chart Position
2007 UK Singles Top 75 69[3]