|I Wish I Was a Punk Rocker (With Flowers in My Hair)|
Released 3 October 2005 (UK) - Format CD, maxi CD, 7", digital download.
"I Wish I Was a Punk Rocker (With Flowers in My Hair)" is the debut single by Sandi Thom. The song was written by Tom Gilbert and Thom herself.
EMI Music Publishing identifies Tom Gilbert as Ian Brown, Thom's manager.
The song was originally released in October 2005 by Viking Legacy Records, reaching number fifty-five in the UK Singles Chart.
It was re-released in May 2006 on Sony's RCA Records label, and went on to be the UK's fifth best selling single of the year.
Also successful in Australia, it was on the ARIA Charts for ten weeks at number-one, and finished the year as the country's highest selling single and accrediting double platinum. The music video was shot in Bethnal Green in London..