Tick Tick Boom (song)

Infobox Single
Name=Tick Tick Boom


Artist=The Hives
from Album=The Black and White Album
Released=8 October 2007
Format=CD, Vinyl
Recorded=2007
Genre=Garage Rock
Length=
Label=
Writer=
Producer=Jacknife Lee
Certification=
Last single="Throw It on Me"
(2007)
This single="Tick Tick Boom"
(2007)
Next single= "T.H.E.H.I.V.E.S."
(2008)

"Tick Tick Boom" is a single by Swedish rock band The Hives, released in 2007. It is the opening track to "The Black and White Album" and is the first single taken from that album. "Tick Tick Boom" was released on 8 October 2007.

Music video

Two music videos exist for this song. The video directed by Kalle Haglund stars the Hives as statues in Stockholm's Liljevalchs konsthall who eventually destroy the museum on the song's final "Boom". The second version is of a staged live performance of the song, part of which was displayed in the Nike / Finish Line commercial.

Track listing

CD

#"Tick Tick Boom"
#"Waits Too Long"

CD (European Version)

#"Tick Tick Boom"
#"Waits Too Long"
#"Fall is Just Something Grownups Invented"

7"

#"Tick Tick Boom"
#"Hell No"
#*Includes exclusive signed poster

Chart performance

Cultural references

*The track has been used in a Nike Shox Remix / Finish Line commercial directed by Swedish collective ACNE.
*The song, with an alternate chorus, also appears in Madden NFL 08 and was the official theme song for WWE Survivor Series 2007.
*The song was first played on Friday Night with Jonathan Ross to advertise their new album.
*The song is also the theme song for NFL Network's Thursday Night and Saturday Night Football games in 2007 as well as "NFL.com Live".
*The song features in a trailer for the second season of the TV series Jericho.
*Tick Tick Boom was also played by the band at the 2008 NHL All Star Game.
*The song also appear in a tv spot for .
*The song was used in the movie Jumper and the trailer for the upcoming film Get Smart.
*The song has also been used on Season 8, Episode 7, of and Season 6 Episode 19 on
*The song was also used in trailers for the new season of Burn Notice.
*The song was used heavily in promos for the movie Get Smart.


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