The Last of the Real Ones

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"The Last of the Real Ones"
The Last of the Real Ones Fall Out Boy.jpg
Single by Fall Out Boy
from the album Mania
Released September 14, 2017
Genre
Length 3:50
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s) Illangelo[6]
Fall Out Boy singles chronology
"Champion"
(2017)
"The Last of the Real Ones"
(2017)
"Hold Me Tight or Don't"
(2017)
"Champion"
(2017)
"The Last of the Real Ones"
(2017)
"Hold Me Tight or Don't"
(2017)

"The Last of the Real Ones" is a song by American rock band Fall Out Boy, released on September 14, 2017 in North America and September 15, 2017 worldwide. It was released as the third single from the band's seventh studio album, Mania (2018). The song was played live on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on September 18, 2017, after being debuted at House of Blues in Chicago on September 16.[7][8]

Music video[edit]

The music video for "The Last of the Real Ones" debuted on the same day as the single was released. It features Wentz being attacked by llamas with a shovel after being tied up in the back of a car.[9] It bears a striking resemblance to the music video for Kanye West's song Flashing Lights where Kanye is similarly tied up in the back of a car and is attacked by a woman with a shovel.[10] The video was directed by the duo Mccoy | Meyer.[11]

Credits and personnel[edit]

Fall Out Boy

Production

Charts[edit]

Chart (2017-18) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[12] 83
Portugal (AFP)[13] 98
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[14] 84
US Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles (Billboard)[15] 23
US Hot Rock Songs (Billboard)[16] 5

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gordon, Arielle (September 19, 2017). "Watch Fall Out Boy Perform New Track "Last of the Real Ones" on Kimmel". Spin. Retrieved January 21, 2018. 
  2. ^ Yadav, Dylan (January 18, 2018). "Fall Out Boy Explode With Pop Flair In Mania". Immortalreviews. Retrieved January 21, 2018. 
  3. ^ Hemmings, Hannah (January 19, 2018). "Fall Out Boy – 'Mania' review". NME. Retrieved January 21, 2018. 
  4. ^ "5 best Fall Out Boy songs off mania". Retrieved January 21, 2018. 
  5. ^ "Fall Out Boy mania review the guardian". Retrieved January 21, 2018. 
  6. ^ https://www.allmusic.com/album/the-last-of-the-real-ones-mw0003108747/credits
  7. ^ "Watch Fall Out Boy Perform New Track "Last of the Real Ones" on Kimmel". Spin. 2017-09-19. Retrieved 2017-10-27. 
  8. ^ "Excited about Fall Out Boy". Live Nation. Retrieved 2017-10-30. 
  9. ^ FallOutBoyVEVO (September 13, 2017). "Fall Out Boy - The Last Of The Real Ones". Retrieved October 10, 2017. 
  10. ^ KanyeWestVEVO (June 16, 2009). "Kanye West - Flashing Lights ft. Dwele". Retrieved October 25, 2017. 
  11. ^ "Fall Out Boy Get Kidnapped by Killer Llamas in Weird 'The Last of the Real Ones' Video: Watch". Billboard. Retrieved 2018-01-30. 
  12. ^ "ARIA Chart Watch #439". auspOp. September 23, 2017. Retrieved October 17, 2017. 
  13. ^ "Portuguesecharts.com – Fall Out Boy – The Last of the Real Ones". AFP Top 100 Singles. Retrieved October 17, 2017.
  14. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved October 17, 2017.
  15. ^ "Fall Out Boy Chart History (Bubbling Under Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved October 17, 2017.
  16. ^ "Top Rock Songs Chart". Billboard. Retrieved October 10, 2017.