Three Marlenas

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"Three Marlenas"
The Wallflowers - Three Marlenas.jpg
Single by the Wallflowers
from the album Bringing Down the Horse
B-side
ReleasedOctober 7, 1997 (1997-10-07)
Length4:59
Label Interscope
Songwriter(s) Jakob Dylan
Producer(s) T-Bone Burnett
The Wallflowers singles chronology
"The Difference"
(1997)
"Three Marlenas"
(1997)
"Heroes"
(1998)

"Three Marlenas" is a song by American rock band the Wallflowers. It was released in October 1997 as the fourth and final single from their second album, Bringing Down the Horse (1996). The song peaked at number 51 on the US Billboard Hot 100 Airplay chart and number 13 on Canada's RPM Top Singles chart.

Contents

Music video

A music video, directed by Big TV!, was produced for the song. Lead singer Jakob Dylan emerges out of an ocean undeterred and walks around a frozen city for the duration of the song.

Track listing

UK CD single [1]

  1. "Three Marlenas" (edit) – 4:29
  2. "Three Marlenas" (live on KFOG)
  3. "One Headlight" (live on KFOG)

Charts

Chart (1997–1998)Peak
position
Canada Top Singles ( RPM ) [2] 13
Canada Rock/Alternative ( RPM ) [3] 5
UK Singles (OCC) [4] 111
US Radio Songs ( Billboard ) [5] 51
US Adult Alternative Songs ( Billboard ) [6] 2
US Adult Top 40 ( Billboard ) [7] 27
US Alternative Airplay ( Billboard ) [8] 17
US Mainstream Rock ( Billboard ) [9] 21
US Mainstream Top 40 ( Billboard ) [10] 35

Release history

RegionDateFormat(s)Label(s)Ref.
United StatesOctober 7, 1997 Contemporary hit radio Interscope [11]
United KingdomMarch 23, 1998
  • CD
  • cassette
[12]

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