25 October, 2014

Bloc Party's "Helicopter" is 10 years old today!

Bloc Party's biggest song, "Helicopter", is TEN years today! With over 17,000,000 views on YouTube and over 5,800,000 listens on Last.FM too! The song has been a massive part of the bands rise to where they are now, a band that dominated the mid-00's to the early 10's, and a band that's world renowned for their tight live performances and their great back catalouge and b-sides.

It has also been featured on the video games Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock, Guitar Hero: On Tour, FIFA 06, Project Gotham Racing 3, Burnout Revenge, Colin McRae Dirt 2, and Marc EckĊ's Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure. The song was also featured in the film "Yes Man". You can also listen to a selection of remixes by (in order) Whitey, Weird Science (Feat: Peach), Diplo and RAC.