| Single by Harvey Danger|
from the album Where Have All The Merrymakers Gone?
|B-side|| "Wrecking Ball" |
"The Ballad Of The Tragic Hero (Pity And Fear)"
"Flagpole Sitta (Top 40's Mix)"
|Released|| April 21, 1998 (US) |
June 27, 1998 (UK)
|Format||Promo CD, Retail Single|
|Harvey Danger singles chronology|
A video was made for the song. It revolves around the band taking there equipment and going through a number of concerts, including a rave party and a mosh pit. By the end, the band plays the song on stage and ends with a monkey clapping for them.
UK Retail Single
- Flagpole Sitta
- Wrecking Ball
- The Ballad Of The Tragic Hero (Pity And Fear)
- Flagpole Sitta (Top 40's Mix)
- Flagpole Sitta (LP Version)
- Chiodos have covered the song in the album Punk Goes Pop 2
- Weird Al Yankovic have covered this song in his polka medley "Polka Power!"
Appearances In The MediaEdit
- The song was the theme song for British comedy show "Peep Show" scince the second season
- The Song was shown in a few scenes in the film "Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star"
- The song was featured in "American Pie"
- The trailer for "Disturbing Behavior" used it, as well as the movie
- College Humor has made a video were people lip sync to the song.
- The song was featured in episodes of "October Road", "Psych", and "The Office"
- Internet Reviewer "The Nostalgia Critic" Used the song in his reviews of "Tom And Jerry: The Movie" and "The Thief And The Cobbler", calling the song in the credits as "I'm Not Sick, But I'm Not Well".
- The song was featured in afew episodes of "Russell Howards Good News".
- The Song was referenced in a XKCD Comic titled "Click and Drag" which shows a person sitting on a flagpole quoting the chorus.