Fishies (song)

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Single by The Cat Empire
from the album So Many Nights
  • "How to Explain? - Live"
  • "The Sun"
ReleasedJanuary 28, 2008 (2008-01-28)
FormatDigital download
Songwriter(s)Felix Riebl, Harry James Angus
Producer(s)John Porter
The Cat Empire singles chronology
"So Many Nights"
"How to Explain? (Live at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl)"

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"Fishies" is a song from The Cat Empire's 2007 studio album So Many Nights. It was the third single released from the album and was released as an EP on the iTunes Store. It made its radio debut on 28th January 2008, and was made available digitally on 9th February 2008.[1] It peaked at #99 in the ARIA Singles Chart.[2] An official music video for the song was created by 8 fans via a competition. The video was filmed on 2nd February 2008.[3]

The song was used in the Australian family drama television program Packed to the Rafters, and was included in Volume I of the show's soundtrack.[4]

The B-side contains two tracks.[5] "How to Explain? - Live" is a live recording of the song first released in 2003 on the band's debut album. "The Sun" is from the 2002 album of the same name.

iTunes Store EP Track Listing[edit]

  1. "Fishies" - 3:10
  2. "How to Explain? - Live" - 7:12
  3. "The Sun" - 6:54

Promotional Releases[edit]

Only one promotional release of the single was produced. It is a 1 track disc containing the track Fishies and was given out to radio stations as a means of spreading airplay. The cover of the single uses the same image as the digital version, but instead as a sticker placed onto a blank cardboard sleeve. The sticker on the reverse side contains information on the single and the band's tour.

External Links[edit]


  1. "The Cat Empire - Fishies". Discogs. Retrieved 2020-02-03.
  2. Grant. "Every ARIA Top 100 Single in 2008". Retrieved 2020-05-28.
  3. "The Cat Empire - News from headquarters". 2008-02-23. Retrieved 2020-02-03.
  4. "Various - Packed To The Rafters (Music From The Hit Series)". Discogs. Retrieved 2020-02-17.
  5. Fishies, retrieved 2020-02-17

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