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"27" is a song by Scottish band Biffy Clyro from their 2002 debut album, Blackened Sky. It was the band's first single on Beggars Banquet, released on 9 April 2001 in the United Kingdom. Although the song did not reach the top 100 on the UK Singles Chart, it managed to peak at number 43 on the UK Indie Chart.

"27"
Biffy.clyro.27.jpg
Single by Biffy Clyro
from the album Blackened Sky
B-side
  • Instructio4
  • Breatheher
Released9 April 2001 (UK)
FormatCD, 7"
RecordedThe Practice Pad
Glasgow, Scotland
GenreAlternative rock
Length3:27
LabelBeggars Banquet
BBQCD352 (UK, CD)
BBQ352 (UK, 7")
Songwriter(s)Simon Neil
Producer(s)Chris Sheldon
Biffy Clyro singles chronology
"iname"
(1999)
"27"
(2001)
"Justboy"
(2001)
Blackened Sky track listing
  1. "Joy.Discovery.Invention"
  2. "27"
  3. "Justboy"
  4. "Kill the Old, Torture Their Young"
  5. "The Go-Slow"
  6. "Christopher's River"
  7. "Convex, Concave"
  8. "57"
  9. "Hero Management"
  10. "Solution Devices"
  11. "Stress on the Sky"
  12. "Scary Mary"

Contents

OverviewEdit

"27" was voted Single of the Week by US band Taproot in the 7 April 2001 issue of Kerrang! magazine.[1] Bassist James Johnston has commented about this, saying:

Track listingsEdit

Songs and lyrics by Simon Neil. Music by Biffy Clyro.

  • CD BBQCD352, 7" BBQ352
  1. "27" – 3:27
  2. "Instructio4" – 5:53
  3. "Breatheher" – 3:54

PersonnelEdit

  • Simon Neil – guitar, vocals
  • James Johnston – bass, vocals
  • Ben Johnston – drums, vocals
  • Chris Sheldon – producer

ChartsEdit

Chart (2001) Peak
position
UK Indie (Official Charts Company)[3] 43

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kerrang! #847
  2. ^ Kerrang! #1159, p.22
  3. ^ "Official Independent Singles Chart Top 50". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 19 November 2018.

External linksEdit