Emancipate Myself

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"Emancipate Myself"
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Single by Thirsty Merc
from the album First Work and Thirsty Merc
Released5 April 2004 (2004-04-05) [1]
Genre Pop rock
Label Warner Music Australia
Songwriter(s) Rai Thistlethwayte, Phil Stack
Producer(s) Thirsty Merc
Thirsty Merc singles chronology
"Wasting Time"
"Emancipate Myself"
"My Completeness"

"Emancipate Myself" is a song by Australian pop rock band Thirsty Merc. It was released as the second track from the band’s debut EP, First Work , and as the band's first official commercial single from their debut self-titled album, Thirsty Merc . It achieved mainstream success, earning healthy radio airplay, and reaching number 37 on the Australian ARIA Singles Chart. The music video for "Emancipate Myself", which involved the band playing in a corporate office, wearing suits and ties, followed in the footsteps of its predecessor Wasting Time in garnering huge support. [2]


Track listing

Australian CD single [3]

  1. "Emancipate Myself"
  2. "Small Time Politics"
  3. "Lazy Susan" (live at Birdland Studios)


Chart (2004)Peak
Australia (ARIA) [4] 37

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