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"Woman"

The UK cover
Single by Wolfmother
from the album Wolfmother
Released 17 June 2006
Format 7" vinyl, CD, 12" picture disc
Recorded 2005 at The Sound Factory, Hollywood, California, USA
Genre Hard rock, neo-psychedelia, heavy metal
Length 2:56
Label Modular
Writer(s) Andrew Stockdale, Chris Ross, Myles Heskett
Producer Dave Sardy
Wolfmother singles chronology
"Dimension"
(2006)
"Woman"
(2006)
"Love Train"
(2006)
Wolfmother (Australian) track listing
"Colossal"
(1)
"Woman"
(2)
"White Unicorn"
(3)
Wolfmother (International) track listing
"White Unicorn"
(2)
"Woman"
(3)
"Where Eagles Have Been"
(4)
Wolfmother track listing
"Dimensions"
(1)
"Woman"
(2)
"Apple Tree"
(3)

"Woman" is a song by Australian hard 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] It became a massive hit at rock radio during the summer of 2006 in the United States, achieving peaks of #7 on the Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart and #10 on the Hot Modern Rock Tracks chart. "Woman" won the award for Best Hard Rock Performance at the 49th Grammy Awards in 2007.[2]

"Woman" was featured in the soundtracks of The Game Plan,[3] Major League Baseball 2K7,[4] MotorStorm,[5] Madden NFL 07,[6] Tony Hawk's Project 8[7] and Pure,[8] and is a playable song in Guitar Hero II and on Guitar Hero: Smash Hits.[9], and is available as downloadable content for the Rock Band series of video games as of October 27, 2009. 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 also 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. It is also featured in the video game Saints Row 2. The song was also used in a scene in the 2009 film Lesbian Vampire Killers.

In Australia, the song was ranked #45 on Triple J's Hottest 100 of 2004.

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

Chart Peak
ARIA Singles Chart 34
UK Singles Chart 31
Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 12
Billboard Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks 7
Billboard Hot Modern Rock Tracks 10

References

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