Time Won't Let Me Go
|"Time Won't Let Me Go"|
|Single by The Bravery|
|from the album
The Sun and the Moon
|Released|| March 27, 2007
July 9, 2007
|Format||Download, 7", CD|
|Label|| Island Records
|The Bravery singles chronology|
"Time Won't Let Me Go" is a song by American alternative rock band The Bravery and is featured on their second album The Sun and the Moon. The song was also released as the first single from that album on March 27, 2007, in the United States (see 2007 in music). In the United Kingdom, the song was released as a single on July 9, 2007. Featured on the soundtrack of the movie Never Back Down, it was also featured in Leverage episode The Snow Job.
The second verse contains references to Bryan Adams' hit "Summer of '69" and Cherry Valance, a character from S. E. Hinton's novel The Outsiders. The song is used on the pilot episode of Gossip Girl, in the movie Never Back Down, the fifth season Las Vegas episode "Run, Cooper Run", and in an episode of the fifth season of One Tree Hill.
The video was directed by Brian Palmer and Brad Palmer of the production company Surround. The video concept is based on a loner kid who spaces out in a cafe and builds a house of cards which he escapes into. It features Guinness World Record Holder Bryan Berg, who holds the record for highest house of cards. The video debuted on AOL music, and was successful on VH1's Top 20 Video Countdown, reaching as high as #2.
- Tall Paul Remix
- Tall Paul Remix Edit
- Tall Paul Dub
- Ultradonkey Remix
- Ultradonkey Remix Edit
- Van She Tech Remix
- Van She Tech Dub
"Time Won't Let Me Go" entered Billboard's Modern Rock Tracks chart on March 31, 2007 at #40. It peaked at #10 on the chart, giving the band their first top 10 hit. However, it was a massive disappointment in the UK, failing to chart at all, receiving hardly any radio airplay, although it is still tracklisted on Asda FM.
|Billboard Hot Modern Rock Tracks||10|
- "Billboard.com - Discography - The Bravery - Time Won't Let Me Go - UK 7". Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-05-22.
- "Billbard.com - Artist Chart History - The Bravery". Retrieved 2007-05-22.
- The Bravery - official website, contains audio stream of this song.