The single was first released in Australia in December 2009, where it peaked at #85, marking the single highest and currently only placement in the Charts. It was also voted in at #21 in the 2009 Triple J Hottest 100. The single was released digitally in the UK on 4 January 2010 where it peaked at number 76 on the UK Singles Chart later that week.
The song was featured in the 2010 Australian film Tomorrow, When the War Began and in the 2011 films The Roommate and Chalet Girl. The song was also featured in the hit US TV series The Vampire Diaries and in the video game MLB 11: The Show.