Supermassive Black Hole (single)
|Name||Supermassive Black Hole|
|Total length||6:08 (CD, vinyl), 3:29 (download, promos)|
|Art work||Jasper Goodall|
|Publisher||Warner, A&E Records, Helium 3|
|Album||Black Holes and Revelations|
Butterflies & Hurricanes|
Supermassive Black Hole
The song was released as the third single from Black Holes and Revelations in the US in April 2007.
Before the release of "Supermassive Black Hole", it was widely believed that "Crying Shame" was to be the first single released from Black Holes and Revelations. This rumour was soon dispelled by the band in one of their progress report messages.
Many different varieties of promo were created for this release:
- In the UK, four CD-Rs; a coloured one with a black and orange double sleeve and scratch away panel, another coloured one in a plastic sleeve with paper inserts, another individually numbered (1-200) and watermarked, and another made by Hit 40 UK.
- In the EU, a promo CD in an orange sleeve.
- In Australia, a CD-R with a coloured sleeve
- In Mexico, a CD with a coloured sleeve
- In Japan, two CD-Rs, one with a sleeve promoting the Summer Sonic Festival
- In Denmark and Sweden, a different promo CD-R each
- And in the US, another promo CD and promo CD-R.