Where I Stood

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"Where I Stood"
Where I Stood.jpg
Single by Missy Higgins
from the album On a Clear Night
  • "Stuff And Nonsense"
  • "Wrong Girl (Live At Triple J)"
  • "Beautiful Mind (Live At Centinnial Park)"
Released 4 August 2007
Recorded Los Angeles, California, 2006
Genre Pop rock
Length 4:17 (Album Version)
4:09 (Up Tempo Mix/Video Edit)
Label Eleven
Songwriter(s) Missy Higgins
Producer(s) Mitchell Froom
Missy Higgins singles chronology
"Where I Stood"
"Where I Stood"

"Where I Stood" is the second single from singer-songwriter Missy Higgins' second album, On a Clear Night. The song was released to commercial radio on 25 June 2007. The single was released on 4 August 2007. It reached No. 10 on the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) Charts.[1] In a similar promotional scenario as her previous single "Steer", Higgins gave her fans the opportunity to purchase a signed single along with signed lyrics.

The song has been featured on several television shows including episode 4 of season 7 of Smallville, on the 9th episode in Season 4 of Grey's Anatomy the 5th episode in Season 5 of One Tree Hill, the 6th episode of season 3 of Friday Night Lights and the 12th episode of Season 5 of Ghost Whisperer. It was also featured on The Hills, Lipstick Jungle, NCIS, Weeds, Pretty Little Liars, and The Client List.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Where I Stood" - 4:19
  2. "Stuff And Nonsense" - 3:32
  3. "Wrong Girl (Live At Triple J)" - 3:22
  4. "Beautiful Mind (Live At Centinnial Park)" - 3:41

Music video[edit]

There are two videos for the song, one for Australia and one for the United States. The Australian video premiered at midnight (12am AEST) on 26 June 2007 via Higgins' MySpace page. The video was directed by Australian filmmakers Paul Goldman and Alice Bell, who were also responsible for Silverchair's "Straight Lines" video. The US video uses a more uptempo mix of the song which is also the version played on American radio stations, rather than the version that appears on the album. Both videos can be seen on Higgins' website.


Chart (2007) Peak
Australian ARIA Singles Chart[1] 10
Australian ARIA Digital Track Chart 39
Australian ARIA Physical Sales Chart 4
South African Singles Chart 7
U.S. Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 7
U.S. Billboard Pop 100 84
U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks 10
U.S. Hot Adult Top 40 Tracks 19

Sales and certifications[edit]

Country Certification Sales
United States -- 264,064[2]

Cover versions[edit]

A dance version of 'Where I Stood' by The Fierce Collective Ft. Soraya Vivian first appeared on the Fierce Disco IV compilation (FIANCOMP18) in June 2010 on the UK Fierce Angel dance label. Followed by an EP release featuring remixes by The Fierce Collective, Sleazesisters, AXP Project and Digital 96. The track was available world-wide on all digital platforms from Nov 8th 2010

Country singer LeAnn Rimes also covered this song on her 2013 album Spitfire.


  1. ^ a b "Discography Missy Higgins". Australian-Charts.com. eMedia Jungen. 2010. Retrieved 2 March 2010. 
  2. ^ Linnen Armani (25 March 2009). "Billboard Hot 100 (Top U.S. Singles)". atrl.net. Retrieved 2009-03-29. 

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