Just Because (Jane's Addiction song)

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"Just Because"
Single by Jane's Addiction
from the album Strays
Released July 15, 2003
Format CD, vinyl
Recorded 2002-2003 at Henson Recording Studios
Genre Alternative metal, alternative rock
Length 3:51
Label Capitol
Writer(s) Perry Farrell, Dave Navarro, Stephen Perkins, Bob Ezrin, Chris Chaney
Producer(s) Bob Ezrin, Brian Virtue
Jane's Addiction singles chronology
"So What!
"Just Because"
"True Nature"

"Just Because" is a song by the alternative rock band Jane's Addiction, which was released as the first single from their third album, Strays in 2003.

The song was one of the most successful in the band's history. It was the band's third #1 on the Modern Rock Tracks chart, it charted at #72 on the Billboard Hot 100 which is their only appearance on that chart to date. It is also their first top-ten entry on the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, where it reached #4. It also reached #14 on the UK Singles Chart where it is the band's highest charting single.

This song appeared in the 2003 film S.W.A.T., but isn't included on the soundtrack album.

The music video features the band playing in a dome shaped room with lights flashing all around the walls and ceilings.


Preceded by
"Seven Nation Army" by The White Stripes
Billboard Modern Rock Tracks number-one single
August 2, 2003
Succeeded by
"Faint" by Linkin Park


  1. Just because - 3:53
  2. Suffer some - live - 4:24
  3. the price I pay - live - 5:50

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