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Music video by Alice In Chains performing A Looking In View.

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"A Looking in View"
ALookinginView.jpg
Single by Alice in Chains
from the album Black Gives Way to Blue
ReleasedJune 30, 2009
FormatDigital download
RecordedOctober 23, 2008 (2008-10-23)[1]-March 18, 2009 (2009-03-18)[2] at Studio 606 in Northridge, California
GenreSludge metal, heavy metal,[3] hard rock[4]
Length7:06
LabelVirgin/EMI
Writer(s)Jerry Cantrell, William DuVall, Sean Kinney, Mike Inez
Producer(s)Nick Raskulinecz
Alice in Chains singles chronology

"A Looking in View" is a song by American metal band Alice in Chains, featured on their fourth studio album Black Gives Way to Blue (2009). It was released as the lead single from the album on June 30, 2009, marking it as the band's first single since the previous decade. The song was the band's first release with vocalist William DuVall, who replaced the band's original vocalist, Layne Staley. Clocking in at a length of seven minutes and six seconds, it is the longest song Alice in Chains has released as a single.

Contents

  • 1 Lyrics
  • 2 Release and reception
  • 3 Music video
  • 4 Personnel
  • 5 Chart positions
  • 6 References

Lyrics

Guitarist Jerry Cantrell on the song:

Release and reception

On June 30, 2009, "A Looking in View" was released as the first single from the album and as of mid-August it has peaked at number 12 on the Billboard Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, at number 38 on the Billboard Hot Alternative Rock Tracks chart, and at number 27 on the Billboard Rock Songs chart.[6][7][8] It was made available for a limited time as a free download through the official Alice in Chains website in early July. It is also available for purchase through the iTunes music store and Amazon.com.

The song was released as downloadable content for the Rock Band and Rock Band 2 music video games for the Xbox 360, Wii, and PlayStation 3 consoles, as part of Alice In Chains Pack 01, which also includes older hits "Rooster", "Would?", and "No Excuses", along with "Check My Brain", also from Black Gives Way to Blue. It was added to the Xbox Live Marketplace and in-game Music Store for the Wii on September 29 and it was added to the PlayStation Network on October 1. The song was nominated in the 53rd Grammy Awards Ceremony in the category of "Best Hard Rock Performance"

Music video

The music video for "A Looking in View" premiered on their official website on July 7, 2009 and was directed by Stephen Schuster.[9][10]

Personnel

  • Jerry Cantrell – co-lead vocals, lead guitar
  • William DuVall – lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Mike Inez – bass
  • Sean Kinney – drums

References

  1. ^ "Alice in Chains Working With Rush/Foo Fighters Producer". Blabbermouth.net. 2008-10-23. Archived from the original on 25 May 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-11. 
  2. ^ "Alice In Chains Set To Release First Album In 14 Years". Ultimate-Guitar.com. 2009-04-09. Archived from the original on 14 June 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-11. 
  3. ^ "Check Out: Alice in Chains offers "A Looking In View"". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2016-12-18. 
  4. ^ Top Jerry Cantrell "Alice in Chains" Riffs Loudwire. Retrieved 2016-02-22
  5. ^ "Alice in Chains Announces Tour Dates". Blabbermouth.net. 2009-06-30. Archived from the original on 2009-07-03. Retrieved 2009-06-30. 
  6. ^ "A Looking In View Chart Position". Billboard.com. 2009-07-11. Retrieved 2009-07-11. [dead link]
  7. ^ "A Looking In View Chart Position". Billboard.com. 2009-07-11. Retrieved 2009-07-11. [dead link]
  8. ^ "Alice in Chains US Rock Chart". Billboard charts. Retrieved 2009-08-01. [dead link]
  9. ^ Schuster, Stephen. "Alice in Chains 'A Looking in View'". element217.blogspot.com. July 6, 2009.
  10. ^ "Alice In Chains: 'A Looking In View' video available". idiomag. 2009-07-08. Retrieved 2009-07-27. 
  11. ^ "Alice in Chains – Chart history" Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs for Alice in Chains. Retrieved November 7, 2016.
  12. ^ "Alice in Chains – Chart history" Billboard Hot Rock Songs for Alice in Chains. Retrieved November 7, 2016.
  13. ^ "Alice in Chains – Chart history" Billboard Alternative Songs for Alice in Chains. Retrieved November 7, 2016.
   

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