What Do I Do Now?

"What Do I Do Now?" is a 1995 song by English Britpop band Sleeper, written by the band's vocalist and guitarist Louise Wener. It was the first single to be released from their second album The It Girl which followed in May 1996.

"What Do I Do Now?"
Single Cover
Single by Sleeper
from the album The It Girl
B-side
  • "Paint Me"
  • "Room at the Top"
ReleasedSeptember 25, 1995 (1995-09-25)
FormatCD, 7" vinyl, cassette
GenreBritpop
Length3:41
LabelIndolent
Songwriter(s)Louise Wener
Producer(s)Stephen Street
Sleeper singles chronology
"Vegas"
(1995)
"What Do I Do Now?"
(1995)
"Sale of the Century"
(1996)
7" single cover
Limited edition 7 inch single cover

"What Do I Do Now" was covered by Elvis Costello for the 1997 compilation album Volume Seventeen[1] (and later on the expanded edition of his 2001 album All This Useless Beauty. Sleeper reciprocated by covering "The Other End of the Telescope", which appeared on the b-side of "Statuesque".

Track listingsEdit

  • UK cassette single Indolent SLEEP 009MC
  1. "What Do I Do Now?" – 3:41
  2. "Paint Me"– 3:25
  • UK 7" single Indolent SLEEP 009
  • UK CD1 Indolent SLEEP 009CD1
  1. "What Do I Do Now?" – 3:41
  2. "Paint Me"– 3:25
  3. "Room at the Top"– 3:07
  • UK CD2 Indolent SLEEP 009CD2
  1. "What Do I Do Now?" – 3:41
  2. "Disco Duncan (live)"– 4:09
  3. "Vegas (live)"– 3:14
  4. "Amuse (live)"– 2:32

Comprehensive ChartsEdit

Chart (1995) Peak
position
Scotland Singles (The Official Charts Company)[2] 16
UK Singles (The Official Charts Company)[3] 14
UK Indie Chart (The Official Charts Company)[4] 1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Douglas Wolk (June 1997). "Various Artists". CMJ.
  2. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100; 01 October 1995 - 07 October 1995". The Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2018-12-01.
  3. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100; 01 October 1995 - 07 October 1995". The Official Charts Company. Retrieved 2018-12-01.
  4. ^ Official Independent Singles Chart; 01 October 1995 - 07 October 1995. Music Week.

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