When I'm Up (I Can't Get Down)

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"When I'm Up (I Can't Get Down)"
Single by Great Big Sea
from the album Play
Released May 1997
Genre Folk
Length 3:24
Label Warner Music Canada
Writer(s) Ian Telfer
Alan Prosser
John Jones
Producer(s) Danny Greenspoon
Great Big Sea singles chronology
"Goin' Up"
"When I'm Up (I Can't Get Down)"
"Ordinary Day"

"When I'm Up (I Can't Get Down)" is a song written by English folk rock group Oysterband and later made famous in Canada by Newfoundlander folk rock band Great Big Sea. It first appeared as track 1 on Oysterband's 1993 album Holy Bandits. It was released in May 1997 as the lead single from Great Big Sea's Play. It peaked at No. 13 on the Canadian RPM adult contemporary chart and at No. 6 on the Canadian RPM Top Singles, making it their highest peaking song on the Top Singles chart.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1997) Peak
Canadian RPM Adult Contemporary Tracks 13 [1]
Canadian RPM Top Singles 6 [2]


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