|"Ticket Outta Loserville"|
|Single by Son of Dork|
|from the album Welcome to Loserville|
|Released||7 November 2005|
|Songwriter(s)||James Bourne, Charlie Grant, Pete Woodroffe|
|Son of Dork singles chronology|
"Ticket Outta Loserville" is the lead single from British pop punk band Son of Dork's debut, and only, studio album Welcome to Loserville . Released on 7 November 2005, two weeks prior to the album, the single peaked at number three on the UK Singles Chart as well as reaching number 15 in Ireland.
The video for the song was directed by Ulf Buddensieck. The band is performing in a garage, and the story is each of them going out with a girl and being popular. It then ends up with the girl being seen with one of the school football team players. There is also an adult version, while they are singing the bridge, which sees a woman with no bra on underneath some pom-poms. You see the girl then taking away the pom-poms, exposing her breasts.
UK DVD single
|Europe (Eurochart Hot 100)||12|
|UK Singles (OCC)||3|
|UK Singles (Official Charts Company)||109|
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