Wake Up (The Living End song)

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"Wake Up"
Wake Up (The Living End single) cover art.jpg
Single by The Living End
from the album State of Emergency
Released 20 February 2006
Format Single
Recorded 2005
Genre Rock
Length 4min 31s
Label EMI
Writer(s) Chris Cheney
Producer(s) Nick Launay
The Living End singles chronology
"What's on Your Radio?"
"Wake Up"
"Long Live the Weekend"

"Wake Up" is the second single from The Living End's fourth album, State of Emergency. It was released on 18 February 2006, in Australia. The song was both popular on Australian and New Zealand radio stations. It also peaked at number five in the Australian ARIA Singles Chart. The song was also used on the 40 Hour Famine DVD for 2006.

Wake Up was featured on the Triple J Hottest 100 for 2006, reaching #53. This kept safe The Living End's record of featuring in every Hottest 100 countdown since 1997. However, there was no song by The Living End in the Hottest 100 for 2007, although their cover of the Cold Chisel song "Rising Sun" was in the list of songs that listeners could vote for.

"Wake Up" was released in the UK as a downloadable single on 30 July 2007.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Wake Up" (Album Version) (C. Cheney) - 4:31
  2. "Girls Talk" (Elvis Costello) - 3:08
  3. "Don't Turn Away" (C. Cheney) - 4:04

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