Waiting for a Train

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"Waiting for a Train"
Waiting for a Train cover art.jpg
German 7" single cover
Single by Flash and the Pan
from the album Headlines
B-side"various (depending on country)"
Released9 May 1983
Format7", 12"
3:40 (7" single edit on most European releases)
LabelAlbert Productions (Australia, New Zealand)
Easy Beat (UK, Sweden)
Ensign (Germany, Italy, Netherlands)
Epic (Brazil, France, Spain, US)
Songwriter(s)Harry Vanda, George Young
Producer(s)Harry Vanda, George Young
Flash and the Pan singles chronology
"Where Were You"
"Waiting for a Train"
"Down Among the Dead Men"

"Waiting for a Train" is the ninth single by the Australian group Flash and the Pan. It is taken from the album Headlines and was their most successful single, reaching number 7 on the UK Singles Chart in 1983.

In 1989, a new version of the song, remixed by Harry Schulz and Kaplan Kaye and titled "Waiting for a Train '89 (The Harrymeetskaplan Mix)", was released in the UK on Cha Cha Records.

UK single release[edit]

The UK single was released on Easy Beat Records and distributed by Ensign Records Ltd. The UK 7" single consisted of an A-side edited version (4:06) with the B-side being the album version (6:39). The UK single catalogue number was EASY 1.