'Sometime Around Midnight' was the third single from The Airborne Toxic Event. It gained much airplay on radio stations, particularly BBC Radio One in the United Kingdom where it reached position #33 in the singles chart. In America the song reached #4 in the Billboard Modern Rock Charts. It is track 7 from the band's debut album.
According to the Sometime Around Midnight Songfacts, this song describes a night out when Mikel Jollett ran into his ex-girlfriend. The rest of the band witnessed the event. . .