Who's David

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"Who's David"
Single by Busted
from the album A Present for Everyone
B-side "Teenage Kicks"
"Where Is the Love?"
"Fall at Your Feet"
Released 16 February 2004
Format CD single
Recorded 2003
Genre Pop punk
Length 3:35 (uncensored album version)
3:19 (single version)
Label Universal
Songwriter(s) James Bourne, Tom Fletcher
Producer(s) Steve Robson
Busted singles chronology
"Crashed the Wedding"
"Who's David"
"Air Hostess"
"Crashed the Wedding"
"Who's David?"
"Air Hostess"
Alternative cover
UK CD 2 cover
UK CD 2 cover

"Who's David" is a song by British pop punk band Busted. It was released on 16 February 2004 as the second single from their second studio album, A Present for Everyone. It was co-written by Tom Fletcher, one of the lead vocalists and guitarists from the band McFly. The single features the live version of "Teenage Kicks", which the band performed at the 2004 Brit Awards ceremony. In response to being frequently asked "who is David?", Willis claimed that David is the name of his facial mole.[1]

The song was written about experiences with a girl who is unfaithful. The single peaked at number one on the UK Singles Chart, becoming the group's third number-one single, and their second consecutive.

"Who's David" came 20th in a VH1 viewer survey of the worst number one singles of all time.[2]

Music video[edit]

The official music video features Busted before they go on stage for a gig. It had its world premiere on CBBC in February 2004.[3]

The video begins with the band backstage, followed by thousands of fans piling into the arena. Busted are swamped by paparazzi as the go towards the stage, but are helped there by management. The video ends with Busted running up a ramp onto the stage.[4]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Who's David" - 3:19
  2. "Teenage Kicks" - 2:22
  1. "Who's David" - 3:19
  2. "Where Is the Love?" - 3:40
  3. "Fall at Your Feet" - 3:15
  4. "Who's David" (Video) - 3:35

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2004) Peak
Europe (Eurochart Hot 100)[5] 6
Ireland (IRMA)[6] 9
Japanese Singles Chart[7] 2
Romanian Singles Chart 89
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[8] 2
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[9] 1
Preceded by
"With a Little Help from My Friends" by Sam and Mark
UK Singles Chart number-one single
22 February 2004 (1 week)
Succeeded by
"Mysterious Girl" by Peter Andre


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