The Scene (song)

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"The Scene"
Big Sugar The Scene.jpg
Single by Big Sugar
from the album Heated
Released 1998
Format CD Single
Genre Rock
Length 4:32
4:15 (Radio edit)
Label A&M (CAN)
Capricorn Records (U.S.)
Writer(s) Gordie Johnson, Brian Wall, Andrew Whiteman
Producer(s) Gordie Johnson
Big Sugar singles chronology
"Opem Up Baby"
"The Scene"
"Better Get Used to It"
Music video
"The Scene" on YouTube

"The Scene" is the first single from Canadian rock band Big Sugar's 1998 album, Heated. The song was very successful in Canada, reaching #1 on Canada's Alternative chart.[1] The song was ranked #98 on MuchMore's Top 100 Big Tunes of The 90s.[2]

Music video[edit]

The music video for "The Scene" was directed by Andrew MacNaughtan. The video features Gordie Johnson riding a scooter down Burlington Street in Hamilton and the band performing in a boxing ring. The video was nominated for "Best Video" at the 2000 Juno Awards.[3]


Year Peak Chart Position
1998 36[4] 1[1]
Preceded by
"Poets" by The Tragically Hip
Canadian RPM Rock/Alternative 30 number-one single
October 5, 1998
Succeeded by
"Got the Life" by Korn


  1. ^ a b "Rock/Alternative - Volume 68, No. 2, October 05 1998". RPM. Retrieved 2010-08-27. 
  2. ^ "The Top 100 Big Tunes of The 90s: #100 – 85". MuchMore. Retrieved 2013-03-19. 
  3. ^ "Awards". Retrieved 2016-06-18. 
  4. ^ "Top Singles - Volume 68, No. 9, November 23, 1998". RPM. Retrieved 2010-08-27.