"Before the Worst" is a song by Irish band The Script, released as the fifth and final single from their self-titled debut album The Script. The Script performed "Before The Worst" during half time of the 2009 NRL Grand Final. The single reached #10 in Australia and was certified gold. The music video was filmed in Belfast, Northern Ireland and premiered on Channel 4 as part of T4.

"Before the Worst"
Before the Worst by The Script.jpg
Single by The Script
from the album The Script
Released20 June 2009
Format
Recorded2007
GenreIndie rock
Length3:23
LabelSony Music
Songwriter(s)
  • Sheehan
  • Power
  • O' Donoghue
Producer(s)Mark Sheehan
The Script singles chronology
"Talk You Down"
(2009)
"Before the Worst"
(2009)
"For The First Time"
(2010)

Track listingEdit

  1. "Before The Worst" - 3:23
  2. "Bullet From A Gun" - 4:10
  1. "Before The Worst" - 3:23
  2. "Bullet From A Gun" - 4:10
  • Australian CD single[3]
  1. "Before The Worst" - 3:23
  2. "Before The Worst" (Armand Van Helden Remix) - 5:46
  3. "Before The Worst" (Live at the Islington Academy, 8 April 2008) - 4:03
  4. "Before The Worst" (Demo Version) - 3:11

ChartsEdit

Weekly chartsEdit

Chart (2009) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[4] 10
Ireland (IRMA)[5] 37
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[6] 96

Year-end chartsEdit

Chart (2009) Position
Australia (ARIA)[7] 89

CertificationsEdit

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Australia (ARIA)[8] Gold 35,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Before Worst, 7 Vinyl". Archived from the original on 27 June 2015.
  2. ^ "Before Worst, CD Single". Archived from the original on 23 June 2015.
  3. ^ "Before Worst, Australian CD Single". Archived from the original on 23 June 2015.
  4. ^ "Australian-charts.com – The Script – Before The Worst". ARIA Top 50 Singles.
  5. ^ "Irish-charts.com – Discography The Script". Irish Singles Chart. Retrieved 15 January 2020.
  6. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.
  7. ^ "ARIA Charts – End Of Year Charts – Top 100 Singles 2009". ARIA. Archived from the original on 12 November 2010. Retrieved 6 November 2010.
  8. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 2009 Singles". Australian Recording Industry Association.