Shipwrecked (Genesis song)

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"Shipwrecked"
GenesisShipwreckedCD5.jpg
Single by Genesis
from the album Calling All Stations
B-side
Released1 December 1997
RecordedThe Farm, Surrey
Genre Rock
Length4:23
Label Atlantic (US & Canada)
Virgin Records (rest of the world)
Songwriter(s) Tony Banks, Mike Rutherford
Producer(s) Genesis, Nick Davis
Genesis singles chronology
"Congo"
(1997)
"Shipwrecked"
(1997)
"Not About Us"
(1998)

"Shipwrecked" is the second single by British band Genesis, appearing on their 1997 album Calling All Stations . It was a minor hit, reaching No.54 in the UK [1] and No.82 in Germany. [2]

Contents

The song is classified as a break-up song. The song sings about someone who has recently broken up with his significant other, and now feels "shipwrecked", hopeless, and alone.

Some single versions featured acoustic versions of "No Son of Mine", "Lover's Leap", and "Turn It On Again" as B-sides.

Track listings

CD single, part 1

Virgin / gendx14

No.TitleLength
1."Shipwrecked"4:26
2."No Son of Mine" (Acoustic Version)3:21
3."Lover's Leap (From Supper's Ready)" (Acoustic Version)2:20
4."Turn It On Again" (Acoustic Version)2:33

CD single, part 2

Virgin / gensd14

No.TitleLength
1."Shipwrecked"4:26
2."Phret" (Non-Album Track – Instrumental)4:05
3."7/8" (Non-Album Track – Instrumental)5:08

Personnel

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References

  1. Genesis UK chart history, The Official Charts. Retrieved 9 November 2011.
  2. "Chartverfolgung / Genesis / Single". Music Line (in German). Germany: Media Control Charts . Retrieved 9 November 2011.