1000 Miles (Grinspoon song)

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"1000 Miles"
1000 Miles Cover.jpg
Single by Grinspoon
from the album New Detention
Released 18 August 2003 (2003-08-18)
Format CD single
Recorded 2001–2002
Genre Alternative metal, Post-grunge
Length 2:21
Label Universal
Songwriter(s) Phil Jamieson
Producer(s) Phil McKeller
Grinspoon singles chronology
"No Reason"
(2003)
"1000 Miles"
(2003)
"Hard Act to Follow"
(2004)
"No Reason"
(2003)
"1000 Miles"
(2003)
"Hard Act to Follow"
(2004)

"1000 Miles" is the fourth single by Australian alternative metal, post-grunge band Grinspoon from their third studio album New Detention (June 2002). It was released on 18 August 2003 by Universal Music Australia, which reached the ARIA Singles Chart top 100.[1]

The three other tracks on the single were recorded in early 2003 at the band's live performance at the Enmore Theatre in Sydney, on their Panic Attack Tour, this release also includes a music video for the song, which is animated and was not broadcast on television, it features rednecks and has band member, Phil Jamieson, as a preacher endorsing alcohol.

The song was played on Triple J radio as an album track during the latter half of 2002 and reached No. 47 on the station's Hottest 100 for that year.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by As noted below[3][4][5].

CD single
No. Title Length
1. "1000 Miles (Phil Jamieson)" 2:22
2. "Rockshow (Pat Davern, Phil Jamieson)" (Live at Enmore Theatre) 4:22
3. "Boltcutter (Joe Hansen, Phil Jamieson)" (Live at Enmore Theatre) 3:21
4. "1000 Miles" (Live at Enmore Theatre) 4:00
5. "1000 Miles" (Enhanced video) 2:41

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Catalogue
Australia 18 August 2003 Universal CD 9808673
16 October 2005[6] Digital download -

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The ARIA Report" (PDF). Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). 15 September 2003. p. 4. Archived from the original (PDF) on 7 October 2003. Retrieved 9 April 2015. 
  2. ^ "Hottest 100 - History - Hottest 100 2002". Triple J. Retrieved 14 March 2012. 
  3. ^ "'1000 Miles' at APRA search engine". Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA). Retrieved 14 March 2012. 
  4. ^ "'Rockshow' at APRA search engine". Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA). Retrieved 14 March 2012. 
  5. ^ "'Boltcutter' at APRA search engine". Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA). Retrieved 14 March 2012. 
  6. ^ "1000 Miles by Grinspoon". iTunes. Retrieved 14 March 2012.