Underdog (You Me at Six song)

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Single by You Me at Six
from the album Hold Me Down
Released 8 February 2010 (Digital)
9 February 2010 (Physical)
Format Digital Download, CD Single
Recorded 2009
Genre Pop punk
Length 2:23
Label Virgin Records, Epitaph Records
Writer(s) Sam Moss
Producer(s) Matt O'Grady, John Mitchell
You Me at Six singles chronology
"Kiss and Tell"
"Liquid Confidence (Nothing to Lose)"

"Underdog" is the second single by English rock band You Me At Six written by Sam Moss, to be released from their second album: Hold Me Down. "Underdog" was released on 8 February 2010 and charted at a peak of #49 on the UK Singles Chart, marking the band's sixth most successful single to date. The single was added to BBC Radio 1's A Playlist during January 2010.

Music video[edit]

The music video for Underdog was shot at Brixton Academy in December 2009 and was directed by Nick Bartlett.

The music video is a mix of performance shots and a storyline where a ballerina is cheated on by her boyfriend with someone else. The ballerina then performs a routine. When she returns she kisses her boyfriend in front of the one he cheated with, who leaves. The ballerina then walks away, leaving him with no girl.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Underdog" 2:25
2. "Underdog (acoustic)" 2:34
3. "Fact-Tastic" 2:47

Chart performance[edit]

"Underdog" debuted on the UK Singles Chart at number 11 on 14 February 2010, narrowly missing out of the Top 10, but marking the band's third most successful single behind "Finders Keepers" and "Kiss And Tell" which peaked at number 3 and 2 in May and September 2009 respectively. "Underdog" also marks the bands' fifth Top 10 single to date. On its second week in the chart, the single fell 42 places to number 53, before falling out the following week.

Chart (2010) Peak
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[1] 11