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|Single by Enter Shikari|
|from the album Tribalism|
|Released||12 February 2010|
|Songwriter(s)||Chris Batten, Rou Reynolds, Rob Rolfe, Rory Clewlow|
|Enter Shikari singles chronology|
"Thumper" is a single by British band Enter Shikari from their 2010 compilation album Tribalism . It was released on 12 February 2010 on iTunes.
Directed and animated by Joseph Pierce, the video shows the band performing in black and white. The video also uses a Rotoscoping technique, much like A-ha's Take On Me video.
|1.||"Thumper" (music video)||3:43|
|UK Rock and Metal (Official Charts Company)||7|
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