Amber (song)

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"Amber"
Single by 311
from the album From Chaos
Released July 23, 2002
Genre Reggae rock
Length 2:58 (radio edit)
3:29 (album version)
Label Volcano Records
Writer(s) Nick Hexum
Certification Gold (RIAA)

"Amber" is a 2001 single from the band 311 off their album From Chaos. Focusing more on their reggae roots, the song is about Nick Hexum's then fiance and then Eden's Crush member Nicole Scherzinger.[citation needed] Scherzinger appears briefly in the music video, playing in the ocean with Hexum. Although it is not one of the highest charting singles from 311 since it hit number 13 on the Modern Rock chart, it had more attention and popularity than any of their Top 10 singles on the chart, remains their longest lasting song on the Alternative Rock chart, and is their most popular single from the band due to its media usage and it is the only single by 311 to have a certification by the RIAA, achieving Gold status seeing this as the band's signature song.

The song's intro was remixed on Greatest Hits '93-'03.

In the Movies[edit]

A live performance video clip of "Amber" was featured on the DVD extras for the 2004 movie, 50 First Dates starring Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore. The CD version of "Amber" was featured in the movie itself.

The song was also played on the soundtrack for the movie Dear John.[1]

Forgetting Sarah Marshall - in the Tiki Bar

Charts[edit]

Chart (2002) Peak
position[2]
US Billboard Modern Rock Tracks 13
US Billboard Adult Top 40 27

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