Calypso (Spiderbait song)

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"Calypso"
Calypso by Spiderbait.png
Single by Spiderbait
from the album Ivy and the Big Apples
ReleasedApril 1997
Studio Studios 301
Length1:51
Label Polydor
Songwriter(s) Janet English, Kram, Damian Whitty [1]
Producer(s) Phil McKellar, Spiderbait
Spiderbait singles chronology
"Hot Water & Milk"
(1996)
"Calypso"
(1997)
"Joyce's Hut"/"Horschack Army"
(1997)
Music video
"Calypso" on YouTube

"Calypso" is a song by Australian alternative rock band Spiderbait. It was released in April 1997 as the third single from the band's third studio album Ivy and the Big Apples . "Calypso" peaked at number 13 on the Australian ARIA Singles Chart, and it was ranked at number 23 on Triple J's Hottest 100 for 1997. [2]

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At the ARIA Music Awards of 1997, the song was nominated for Best Video, losing out to "Feelin' Kinda Sporty" by Dave Graney & the Coral Snakes. [3]

Track listing

Australian CD single [4]
No.TitleLength
1."Calypso"1:51
2."Macintosharoonie Part One"2:53
3."Kermit's Legs"2:56
4."Dotted Line"0:37

Charts

Release history

RegionDateFormatLabelCatalogue
AustraliaApril 1997CD Single Polydor Records 573815-2

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