The Ideal Height

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"The Ideal Height"
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Single by Biffy Clyro
from the album The Vertigo Of Bliss
B-side"...And with the Scissorkick Is Victorious"
Released24 March 2003 (UK)
Format7", CD
RecordedLinford Manor, Milton Keynes, England
GenreAlternative rock
LabelBeggars Banquet
Songwriter(s)Simon Neil
Producer(s)Chris Sheldon
Biffy Clyro singles chronology
"Joy.Discovery.Invention / Toys, Toys, Toys, Choke, Toys, Toys, Toys"
"The Ideal Height"
"Questions and Answers"
The Vertigo of Bliss track listing
13 tracks
  1. "Bodies In Flight"
  2. "The Ideal Height"
  3. "With Aplomb"
  4. "A Day Of..."
  5. "Liberate The Illiterate/A Mong Among Mingers"
  6. "Diary of Always"
  7. "Questions and Answers"
  8. "Eradicate the Doubt"
  9. "When The Faction’s Fractioned"
  10. "Toys, Toys, Toys, Choke, Toys, Toys, Toys"
  11. "All The Way Down: Prologue Chapter 1"
  12. "A Man Of His Appalling Posture"
  13. "Now The Action Is On Fire!"

"The Ideal Height" is a song by Biffy Clyro and was the first single from their 2003 album, The Vertigo of Bliss, and their fifth overall single. On the UK Singles Chart, it peaked at number 46.

Track listings[edit]

Songs and lyrics by Simon Neil. Music by Biffy Clyro.


  1. "The Ideal Height" – 3:41
  2. "...And With The Scissorkick Is Victorious" – 5:24
  3. "Do You Remember What You Came For?" – 3:31

7" (BBQ365)

  1. "The Ideal Height" – 3:41
  2. "...And with the Scissorkick Is Victorious" – 5:24


  • Simon Neil – guitar, vocals
  • James Johnston – bass, vocals
  • Ben Johnston – drums, vocals
  • Chris Sheldon – producer


Chart (2003) Peak
Scotland (Official Charts Company)[1] 31
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[2] 46
UK Indie (Official Charts Company)[3] 4


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