Chicken (song)

Single by The Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster
from the album Horse of the Dog
B-side Chicken, Palomino's Dream (by The Boogs), Turkish Delights of the Devil, Sacred Metal, Horse of the Dog, Lazy Bones (Giant bones demo)
Released May 08, 2003
Format CD Promo, CD Single, Vinyl
Genre Psychobilly, Rock, Psychosis Rock
Label No Death, Island Records
The Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster singles chronology
"Psychosis Safari"
"Mister Mental"

"Chicken" is a song by The Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster, released as the fourth single from their debut album Horse of the Dog. It was played often on MTV Two (formerly MTV2 Europe) and Kerrang!. The cover of the single features artwork by Buzz Parker, creator of Emily Strange.


Track listing

CD Single 1

  1. Psychosis Safari
  2. Turkish Delights of the Devil
  3. Horse of the Dog
  4. Chicken (Video)

CD Single 2

  1. Chicken
  2. Palomino's Dream (by The Boogs)
  3. Sacred Metal
  4. Palomino's Dream (by The Boogs) (Video)

6 Track Promo

  1. Chicken
  2. Palomino's Dream (by The Boogs)
  3. Turkish Delights of the Devil
  4. Sacred Metal
  5. Horse of the Dog
  6. Lazy Bones (Giant bones demo)


The video comprises the band being unpacked from boxes and fridges by two crazed men in a dark room. The bodies are then attached to meat hooks and taped to their instruments. The two men look on excitedly as the band play. Chickens are seen walking around the floor of the room.

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