A.M. 180

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"A.M. 180"
A.M. 180 CD cover.jpeg
Single by Grandaddy
from the album Under the Western Freeway
ReleasedFebruary 20, 1998
FormatCD, vinyl
Recorded1997
GenreIndie rock
Length3:20
LabelWill
Songwriter(s)Jason Lytle
Producer(s)Jason Lytle
Grandaddy singles chronology
"A.M. 180"
(1998)
"The Crystal Lake"
(2000)

"A.M. 180" is a song by American indie rock band Grandaddy from their debut studio album, Under the Western Freeway (1997). It was released as a single in 1998 by record label Will.

Release[edit]

It reached number 88 in the UK Singles Chart.[1]

Legacy[edit]

"A.M. 180" was featured prominently in the 2002 British film 28 Days Later. It is used as the opening theme music for the BBC Four television series, Charlie Brooker's Screenwipe.[2] The song was used in a 2009 Dodge Journey advertisement.[3]

"A.M. 180" features in the "Eddsworld" episode, "Hello Hellhole".[4]

Indie rock band Girls In Hawaii regularly cover the song live, citing Grandaddy's 2003 set at Pukkelpop as paramount to their development as a band.[5]

Track listing[edit]

CD version
No.TitleLength
1."A.M. 180" 
2."For the Dishwasher" 
3."Glassy Dusty" 
7" version
No.TitleLength
1."A.M. 180" 
2."Here" (live Pavement cover) 

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Grandaddy | Full Official Chart History | Official Charts Company". Official Charts. Retrieved 3 July 2016.
  2. ^ "Charlie Brookers Screen Wipe Theme". YouTube. 4 January 2011. Retrieved 28 July 2011.
  3. ^ Stosuy, Brandon (15 April 2008). "Grandaddy's 'A.M. 180' Defuses Bombs, Walks Marathons, Sells Dodge Journeys – Stereogum". Stereogum. Retrieved 26 April 2016.
  4. ^ Eddsworld (25 January 2007). "Eddsworld - Hello Hellhole". YouTube. Retrieved 7 January 2018.
  5. ^ https://www.nieuwsblad.be/cnt/blkva_03360468

External links[edit]