Thunderbirds / 3AM

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"Thunderbirds / 3AM"
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Single by Busted
from the album A Present for Everyone (re-issue) and A Ticket for Everyone: Busted Live
Released26 July 2004 (2004-07-26) [1]
Length
  • 3:02 ("Thunderbirds")
  • 3:35 ("3AM")
Label
Songwriter(s)
Producer(s) Steve Robson
Busted singles chronology
"Air Hostess"
(2004)
"Thunderbirds / 3AM"
(2004)
"She Wants to Be Me"
(2004)

"Thunderbirds / 3AM" (titled "Thunderbirds Are Go" on some editions of the single and album) is a double A-side single by English pop rock band Busted. It was released on 26 July 2004 as the fourth single from their second studio album, A Present for Everyone (2003). "Thunderbirds" was not originally included on the album, having been written specifically for the 2004 film Thunderbirds , although it later appeared on a re-issue of the album in Europe. "Thunderbirds" was not released on an album in the United Kingdom until the release of the group's live album A Ticket for Everyone: Busted Live in 2005.

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"Thunderbirds / 3AM" was Busted's last single to enter the UK Singles Chart until the release of "On What You're On" in 2016, reaching number one. It was the 19th best-selling single of 2004 in the UK and also won the title of 2004 Record of the Year, and received an 8/10 rating from Stylus Magazine. [2] "3AM" was later performed by Matt Willis during his 2007 solo tour, and by James Bourne on his 2012 acoustic solo tour. [3]

Track listings

Charts and certifications

All entries charted as "Thunderbirds" except where noted.

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