Too Little Too Late (Barenaked Ladies song)

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"Too Little Too Late"
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Single by Barenaked Ladies
from the album Maroon
ReleasedMarch 20, 2001
Recorded2000
Genre Alternative rock
Length3:24
Label Reprise
Songwriter(s) Steven Page, Ed Robertson
Producer(s) Don Was
Barenaked Ladies singles chronology
"Pinch Me"
(2000)
"Too Little Too Late"
(2001)
"Falling for the First Time"
(2001)
Music video
"Too Little Too Late" on YouTube

"Too Little Too Late" is a single by the Barenaked Ladies from their 2000 album, Maroon . The single included a remix of another single from Maroon, "Pinch Me". Another version was also released as a "Special Enhanced CD Single" with album art work based on the song's music video. The song is also featured on the band's 2001 compilation album, Disc One: All Their Greatest Hits . The song was written by Ed Robertson and Steven Page, and sung by Page.

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Music video

The music video, directed by Phil Harder, is about the stresses of making a music video, in which the director forces them to record and re-record the video several times. At the end of the video, the director calls for a cut, and asks to record it again, prompting Page to scream. The screaming is not actually Steven's voice. The actual video shoot was the band's longest, lasting three days. It was filmed in the middle of a string of radio station promotional appearances.

Personnel

Charts

Chart (2001)Peak
position
US Adult Alternative Songs ( Billboard ) [1] 11
US Adult Top 40 ( Billboard ) [2] 13
US Billboard Hot 100 [3] 86
US Mainstream Top 40 ( Billboard ) [4] 40

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