A Certain Trigger is the debut album of Newcastle-based Post-punk revival band Maxïmo Park. It was released on 16 May 2005, on Warp Records. It was critically acclaimed and nominated for the 2005 Mercury Prize in August of that year.
The songs The Coast Is Always Changing, Apply Some Pressure, Graffiti, Going Missing and I Want You to Stay were released as singles. Apply Some Pressure was also featured on the soundtracks of the video games Burnout Revenge and SSX on Tour. The title for the album comes from the song Once, a Glimpse.
The song Going Missing was used during the end credits of the movie Stranger than Fiction.
The album has received Platinum status in the UK. When the album was originally released, a limited edition version was available with a bonus CD containing a live performance in Japan.
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