St. Anger (song)

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"St. Anger"
Single by Metallica
from the album St. Anger
Released June 2003
Metallica singles chronology
"I Disappear"
(2000)
"St. Anger"
(2003)
"Frantic"
(2003)
Music video
"St. Anger" on YouTube

"St. Anger" is a song by American group Metallica. It was released in June 2003 as the lead single from their eighth studio album of the same name. It won Best Metal Performance at the 46th Grammy Awards and was also nominated for Best Rock Video at the 2003 MTV Video Music Awards, but lost to Somewhere I Belong by Linkin Park.[1][2]

Music video[edit]

The "St. Anger" video, directed by The Malloys, was shot in San Quentin State Prison, California. The band played at various locations in the area to hundreds of enthusiastic inmates.[3] It is also the first Metallica video to feature bassist Robert Trujillo who joined just prior to filming.[4]

It won a 2003 Metal Edge Readers' Choice Award for Video of the Year.[5][page needed]

Track list[edit]

International Single Part 1
No. Title Length
1. "St. Anger"   7:21
2. "Commando" (Ramones cover) 1:48
3. "Today Your Love, Tomorrow the World" (Ramones cover) 2:13
International Single Part 2
No. Title Length
1. "St. Anger"   7:21
2. "Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue" (Ramones cover) 1:40
3. "Cretin Hop" (Ramones cover) 1:56
International 7" Vinyl Single
No. Title Length
1. "St. Anger"   7:21
2. "We're a Happy Family" (Ramones cover) 2:20
Japanese EP
No. Title Length
1. "St. Anger"   7:21
2. "Commando" (Ramones cover) 1:48
3. "Today Your Love, Tomorrow the World" (Ramones cover) 2:13
4. "Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue" (Ramones cover) 1:40
5. "We're a Happy Family" (Ramones cover) 2:20

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2003) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[6] 15
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40)[7] 17
Belgium (Ultratop 50 Flanders)[8] 43
Canada (Nielsen SoundScan) 24
Denmark (Tracklisten)[9] 4
Finland (Suomen virallinen lista)[10] 5
Germany (Media Control Charts)[11] 15
Ireland (IRMA) 12
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40)[12] 22
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[13] 38
Norway (VG-lista)[14] 6
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[15] 4
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[16] 9
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[17] 28
UK Singles (The Official Charts Company) 9
U.S. Billboard Modern Rock Tracks 17
U.S. Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks 2

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