Thieves (song)

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This article is about the She & Him song. For the Ministry song, see Thieves (Ministry song). For other uses, see Thief (disambiguation).
She and Him Thieves record cover.jpg
Single by She & Him
from the album Volume Two
B-side "I Knew It Would Happen This Way"
Released 14 June 2010
Format 7"
Genre Indie pop, Indie folk
Length 4:08
Label Merge
Writer(s) Zooey Deschanel
Producer(s) M. Ward
She & Him singles chronology
"In the Sun"

"Thieves" is a song by American duo She & Him. Written by Zooey Deschanel, the song was released as the second single from the duo's second album, Volume Two. On 9 February 2010, She & Him were interviewed on BBC 6 Music and performed "Thieves" and "Gonna Get Along without You Now" from the not-yet-released album.[1] Two versions of the song "Thieves" were made available online. One was that played for the BBC interview[2] and two weeks later Stereogum premiered the studio version from the album.[3]

On 9 July 2010, a video of "Thieves" directed by Norwood Cheek was released on Pitchfork Media.[4]

"Thieves" was released by Merge Records on 31 August 2010, with "I Knew It Would Happen This Way" on the B-side of the vinyl single.[5]


  1. ^ Lauren Laverne (2010-02-09). "Radio 6 Music Programmes - Lauren Laverne, 09/02/2010". BBC. Retrieved 2012-01-13. 
  2. ^ "She & Him – "Thieves" (Live On BBC)". Stereogum. Retrieved 2012-01-13. 
  3. ^ "She & Him – "Thieves" (Stereogum Premiere)". Stereogum. 2010-02-23. Retrieved 2012-01-13. 
  4. ^ Fitzmaurice, Larry (2010-07-09). "Video: She & Him: "Thieves" | News". Pitchfork. Retrieved 2012-01-13. 
  5. ^ "Merge Records Store". Retrieved 2012-01-13.