Warm Machine

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"Warm Machine"
Bush warm machine.jpg
Single by Bush
from the album The Science of Things
Released 11 February 2000

CD, 7"

B-side = swallowed (live)
Recorded 1999
Genre Post-grunge
Length 4:25 (Album Version)
3:46 (Radio Version)
Label Trauma/Interscope
Songwriter(s) Gavin Rossdale
Producer(s) Clive Langer/Alan Winstanley/Rossdale
Bush singles chronology
"The Chemicals Between Us"
"Warm Machine"
"Letting the Cables Sleep"
"The Chemicals Between Us"
"Warm Machine"
"Letting the Cables Sleep"
Alternative cover
UK CD 2 Cover
UK CD 2 Cover

"Warm Machine" is a song by British rock band Bush. It was released on 11 February 2000 as the second single from the band's third album, The Science of Things (1999).

Music video[edit]

The video was directed by Russel Thomas and Steve Jones on 18 December 1999. The live footage is taken from a show which took place at the Bayfront Amphitheratre in Miami, Florida on 18 December, while the sections of the video with the band playing on a dark stage were filmed in a London studio. The song was actually played twice at the Miami show.[1]

Commercial performance[edit]

Although the song was not as successful as the other singles from "The Science of Things", only managing to reach #38 on the U.S. Alternative Songs chart and #16 on the U.S. Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, the song became the band's third most successful song in their native Britain (behind Swallowed and Greedy Fly) reaching #45 on the UK Singles Chart.

Track listing[edit]

  • UK CD 1 Single 4972752 (Cardsleeve)
    1. "Warm Machine (Radio Version)" - 3:48
    2. "Swallowed (Live at Molson Centre In Montreal)" - 5:06
    3. "In a Lonely Place (Tricky Mix)" - 7:32
  • UK CD 2 Single 4973532 (Cardsleeve)
    1. "Warm Machine"
    2. "Warm Machine (Radio Version)"
    3. "Greedy Fly (Live In Montreal)"
    4. "The Chemicals Between Us (Original Demo Version)"

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2000) Peak
UK Singles Chart[2] 45
US Alternative Songs (Billboard)[3] 38
US Mainstream Rock (Billboard)[4] 16


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