Blue (The Verve song)

"Blue" is a song by the English rock band the Verve. It was released as the first single from their first album, A Storm in Heaven, which was released through Hut Records. The song peaked at number 69 on the UK charts.

Single by The Verve
from the album A Storm in Heaven
Released10 May 1993
FormatCD single, 12-inch, 10-inch
RecordedDecember 1992 – January 1993
StudioSawmills Studios
Songwriter(s)Nick McCabe, Richard Ashcroft, Simon Jones, Peter Salisbury
Producer(s)John Leckie
The Verve singles chronology
"Gravity Grave"
"Slide Away"

The video shows the band down a dark alleyway in Islington, London. There was a separate video for the US, which was filmed in Dublin.

"6 O'Clock" was recorded at Parr Street Studios in Liverpool.

Track listing

  • CD HUTCD 29
  1. "Blue"
  2. "Twilight"
  3. "Where the Geese Go"
  4. "No Come Down" (not on the 12-inch)

US version

In 1994 Blue was re-mixed and re-released for the American market - with a different track listing and an alternate video. The single was distributed by American label Vernon Yard Recordings.

  • CD promo DPRO-14193
  1. "Blue" (USA Mix)
  2. "6 O'Clock"
  3. "Make It till Monday" (Acoustic)
  4. "Virtual World" (Acoustic)
  • CD promo DPRO-14184
  1. "Blue" (USA Mix)
  2. "Where the Geese Go"

Except of song #4 the songs also appear on B-side compilation No Come Down.

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