Change (In the House of Flies)

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"Change (In the House of Flies)"
Single by Deftones
from the album White Pony
B-side "Crenshaw"
"No Ordinary Love"
Released June 27, 2000
Format CD single,
Maxi CD
Recorded 1999
Genre Alternative metal, experimental rock
Length 4:59
Label Maverick
Writer(s) Deftones
Producer(s) Terry Date
Deftones singles chronology
"Be Quiet and Drive (Far Away)
(1998)
"Change (In the House of Flies)"
(2000)
"Back to School (Mini Maggit)"
(2001)

"Change (In the House of Flies)", often referred to as "Change", is a song by the American alternative metal/nu metal band Deftones, released as the first single from their third album White Pony in June 2000. It remains their most commercially successful single to date, peaking at number three in Billboard's Modern Rock Tracks chart, number nine in the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart,[1] and at 53 in the UK Singles Chart.[2] The song is featured on the Muchmusic compilation album Big Shiny Tunes 5.

Music video[edit]

Lead singer Chino Moreno on camera before a sea of wasted bodies.

The music video, directed by Liz Friedlander,[3] features the band playing at a party. The people attending have apathetic looks and wear animal masks.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Change (In the House of Flies)"   Deftones 4:58
2. "Crenshaw"   Deftones 4:49
3. "No Ordinary Love"   Sade Adu and Stuart Matthewman 5:32

Other versions[edit]

  • An acoustic version appears on the MTV The Return of the Rock, Vol. 2 compilation and was also included in the band's B-Sides & Rarities album.

Covers[edit]

Cultural references[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Billboard.com - Artist Chart History — Deftones: Singles". Billboard.com. Retrieved 2007-12-23. 
  2. ^ "UK Singles Top 75 - Music Charts". Navigate to appropriate week. acharts.us. Retrieved 2007-12-23. 
  3. ^ B-Sides & Rarities liner notes.
  4. ^ "Ayria — Hearts For Bullets official tracklist". www.ayria.com. Retrieved 2008-09-11. 

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