Woman (Wolfmother Song)
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Woman Wolfmother Song

"Woman"
Wolfmother - "Woman".jpg
Single by Wolfmother
from the album Wolfmother
Released17 June 2006
Format
Recorded2005 at The Sound Factory, Hollywood, California, USA
Length2:56
LabelModular
Dave Sardy
Wolfmother singles chronology
"Dimension"
(2006)
"Woman"
(2006)
"Love Train"
(2006)
Wolfmother track listing
13 tracks
Australian version
  1. "Colossal"
  2. "Woman"
  3. "White Unicorn"
  4. "Pyramid"
  5. "Mind's Eye"
  6. "Joker & the Thief"
  7. "Dimension"
  8. "Where Eagles Have Been"
  9. "Apple Tree"
  10. "Tales from the Forest of Gnomes"
  11. "Witchcraft"
  12. "Vagabond"
International version
  1. "Dimension"
  2. "White Unicorn"
  3. "Woman"
  4. "Where Eagles Have Been"
  5. "Apple Tree"
  6. "Joker & the Thief"
  7. "Colossal"
  8. "Mind's Eye"
  9. "Pyramid"
  10. "Witchcraft"
  11. "Tales"
  12. "Love Train"
  13. "Vagabond"
Music video
"Woman" on Vimeo

"Woman" is a song by Australian rock band Wolfmother, featured on their 2005 debut studio album Wolfmother. It was released as the band's fourth single in Australia on 17 June 2006, and later in the United Kingdom on 17 July.[1]

In Australia, the original recording of the song was ranked number 45 on Triple J's Hottest 100 of 2004 after appearing on their debut EP Wolfmother. It became a massive hit at rock radio during the summer of 2006 in the United States, peaking at number 7 on the Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart and number 10 on the Modern Rock Tracks chart.

"Woman" won the award for Best Hard Rock Performance at the 49th Annual Grammy Awards in 2007.[2]

Track listings

All songs written by Andrew Stockdale, Chris Ross and Myles Heskett.

Australian CD (MODCDS031)
  1. "Woman"
  2. "Woman" (MSTRKRFT remix)
  3. "Woman" (Avalanches remix)
  4. "Dimension" (live at Big Day Out)
Australian 7" vinyl (MODVL033)
  1. "Woman
  2. "Colossal" (live at Big Day Out)
United Kingdom CD (CID 933)
  1. "Woman"
  2. "Dimension" (live at Big Day Out)
  3. "Vagabond" (acoustic version)
  4. "Woman" (music video)
United Kingdom 7" vinyl (IS 933)
  1. "Woman
  2. "Woman" (Avalanches remix)
United Kingdom 12" picture disc (ISX 933)
  1. "Woman"
  2. "Woman" (MSTRKRFT remix)

Chart positions

Weekly charts

Chart (2006) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[3] 34
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[4] 31
US Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 12
US Billboard Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks[5] 7
US Billboard Modern Rock Tracks[5] 10

Year-end charts

Chart (2006) Position
US Alternative Songs (Billboard)[6] 36

APRA Award

Uses

"Woman" was featured in the soundtracks of Major League Baseball 2K7,[8]MotorStorm,[9]Madden NFL 07,[10]Tony Hawk's Project 8,[11]Pure,[12] and as a remix in Juiced 2: Hot Import Nights. It is a playable song in Guitar Hero II and on Guitar Hero Smash Hits.[13] and is available as downloadable content for the Rock Band series of video games as of 27 October 2009. It is featured in the video game Saints Row 2.

The song was remixed by MSTRKRFT, The Avalanches, and JD Twitch, all of which appeared on one or more of the single's formats.

The song was used in promotional trailers during the second season of Prison Break. The song was used as the team entrance music for the Columbus Blue Jackets during the NHL 2008-2009 season.The song was used in a scene in the 2009 film Lesbian Vampire Killers and for the theatrical trailer of The Hangover Part II as well as Green Lantern, Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa and This Means War. It appears in the TV shows Chuck, The Good Guys and The Vampire Diaries, as well as the film MacGruber.

References

  1. ^ "Releases". Wolfmother.com. User must manually select navigation menu option '6'. Archived from the original on 10 October 2008.
  2. ^ "Wolfmother wins Grammy Award". ABC News. 12 February 2007. Archived from the original on 1 May 2011.
  3. ^ "Australian-charts.com - Wolfmother - Woman". ARIA Top 50 Singles. Retrieved 31 August 2013.
  4. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 31 August 2013.
  5. ^ a b "Wolmother - Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved 2013.
  6. ^ "Alternative Songs - Year-End 2006". Billboard. Retrieved 2018.
  7. ^ "2008 Winners". Australasian Performing Right Association. Archived from the original on 26 October 2010.
  8. ^ "Major League Baseball 2K7 Rocks Hard". IGN. 22 February 2007. Retrieved 2008.
  9. ^ "MotorStorm Soundtrack List". IGN. Archived from the original on 2 March 2012.
  10. ^ "Madden NFL 07 Soundtrack". IGN. 23 June 2006. Retrieved 2008.
  11. ^ Abbott, Spence (17 October 2006). "Project 8 Drops 56 Tracks". IGN. Retrieved 2008.
  12. ^ "Disney Interactive Studios Announces Eclectic Soundtrack for PURE". Game Zone. 28 August 2008. Archived from the original on 11 February 2010.
  13. ^ Sinclair, Brendan (16 October 2006). "Guitar Hero II songs confirmed". MP3.com. Archived from the original on 13 October 2007.

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