Underdogs (Manic Street Preachers song)

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"Underdogs"
Single by Manic Street Preachers
from the album Send Away the Tigers
Released 19 March 2007
Format 7" vinyl, digital download
Recorded 2007
Genre Glam metal[1]
Label Columbia
Producer(s) Dave Eringa
Manic Street Preachers singles chronology
"Empty Souls"
(2005)
"Underdogs"
(2007)
"Your Love Alone Is Not Enough"
(2007)

"Underdogs" is a song by Welsh alternative rock band Manic Street Preachers. It was released in 2007 by record label Columbia as the first single taken from their eighth studio album, Send Away the Tigers.

Fan competition[edit]

A fan competition was announced at the time of the song's announcement, asking fans to send in photos, videos and other visual media they thought fit the song and its theme. The final video, composed of clips from the band's previous videos and fan-sent material, was released on the band's website on 12 April 2007.[2]

Release[edit]

"Underdogs" was released on 19 March 2007[3] by record label Columbia as the first single taken from their eighth studio album, Send Away the Tigers. It was released on one-sided 7" vinyl – limited to 1,000 copies, and which sold out instantly on pre-order[3]– and also as a digital download. A promo CD version in card sleeve also exists but is considered rare.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Manic Street Preachers - Send Away The Tigers". NME. Retrieved 13 March 2016. 
  2. ^ a b Power, Martin (17 October 2010). Manic Street Preachers. Omnibus Press. 
  3. ^ a b Martin Clarke, Manic Street Preachers: Sweet Venom (Plexus, 2009).

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