A.M. 180

"A.M. 180" is a song by American indie rock band Grandaddy from their debut studio album, Under the Western Freeway (1997). It was released as a single in 1998 by record label Will.

"A.M. 180"
A.M. 180 CD cover.jpeg
Single by Grandaddy
from the album Under the Western Freeway
ReleasedFebruary 20, 1998
FormatCD, vinyl
GenreIndie rock
Songwriter(s)Jason Lytle
Producer(s)Jason Lytle
Grandaddy singles chronology
"A.M. 180"
"The Crystal Lake"


It reached number 88 in the UK Singles Chart.[1]


"A.M. 180" was featured prominently in the 2002 British film 28 Days Later. It is used as the opening theme music for the BBC Four television series, Charlie Brooker's Screenwipe.[2] The song was used in a 2009 Dodge Journey advertisement.[3]

"A.M. 180" features in the "Eddsworld" episode, "Hello Hellhole".[4]

Belgian Indie rock band Girls In Hawaii regularly cover the song live, citing Grandaddy's 2003 set at Pukkelpop as paramount to their development as a band.[5]

Track listingEdit

CD version
1."A.M. 180" 
2."For the Dishwasher" 
3."Glassy Dusty" 
7" version
1."A.M. 180" 
2."Here" (live Pavement cover) 


  1. ^ "Grandaddy | Full Official Chart History | Official Charts Company". Official Charts. Retrieved 3 July 2016.
  2. ^ "Charlie Brookers Screen Wipe Theme". YouTube. 4 January 2011. Retrieved 28 July 2011.
  3. ^ Stosuy, Brandon (15 April 2008). "Grandaddy's 'A.M. 180' Defuses Bombs, Walks Marathons, Sells Dodge Journeys – Stereogum". Stereogum. Retrieved 26 April 2016.
  4. ^ Eddsworld (25 January 2007). "Eddsworld - Hello Hellhole". YouTube. Retrieved 7 January 2018.
  5. ^ https://www.nieuwsblad.be/cnt/blkva_03360468

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