Trip Switch

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"Trip Switch"
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Single by Nothing but Thieves
from the album Nothing but Thieves
Released18 June 2015 (2015-06-18)
GenreAlternative rock
Length3:01
LabelRCA
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s)Julian Emery
Nothing but Thieves singles chronology
"Itch"
(2015)
"Trip Switch"
(2015)
"If I Get High"
(2016)

"Trip Switch" is a song by British alternative rock band Nothing but Thieves. It was produced by Julian Emery and was released as a single from the band's self-titled album on 18 June 2015.[1] It topped the Billboard Alternative Songs chart in 2016.[2]

Background and composition[edit]

According to the main composer of the song, guitarist Joe Brown, the lyrics are a social comment on the modern world. Also the song served as an inspiration for the album art.[3]

Music video[edit]

The official music video was released on 1 July 2015.[4]

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2015–16) Peak
position
Canada Rock (Billboard)[5] 2
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[6] 35
UK Rock and Metal (OCC)[7] 9
US Hot Rock & Alternative Songs (Billboard)[8] 19
US Rock Airplay (Billboard)[9] 6

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2016) Position
US Hot Rock Songs (Billboard)[10] 52

References[edit]

  1. ^ Markwell, Jonathan (18 June 2015). "Nothing but Thieves Release 'Trip Switch' and Upgrade London Show". Mosh. Retrieved 17 March 2016.
  2. ^ Rutherford, Kevin (16 March 2016). "Nothing but Thieves Top Alternative Songs, Extend U.K. Bands' Streak at No. 1". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 17 March 2016.
  3. ^ Trip Switch - Track by Track, 9 October 2015, event occurs at 00:47, retrieved 23 October 2021 (account required)
  4. ^ Johnson, Laura (1 July 2015). "Nothing but Thieves Release Trip Switch Video". Stereoboard. Retrieved 17 March 2016.
  5. ^ "Nothing but Thieves Chart History (Canada Rock)". Billboard. Retrieved August 7, 2021.
  6. ^ "Nederlandse Top 40 – week 50, 2015" (in Dutch). Dutch Top 40. Retrieved August 7, 2021.
  7. ^ "Official Rock & Metal Singles Chart Top 40". Official Charts Company. Retrieved August 7, 2021.
  8. ^ "Nothing but Thieves Chart History (Hot Rock & Alternative Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved 17 March 2016.
  9. ^ "Nothing but Thieves Chart History (Rock Airplay)". Billboard. Retrieved 17 March 2016.
  10. ^ "Hot Rock Songs – Year-End 2016". Billboard. Retrieved 25 May 2020.