Break Stuff

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"Break Stuff"
Single by Limp Bizkit
from the album Significant Other
Released May 2, 2000
Format CD
Recorded 1999
Length 2:46
Label Interscope
Writer(s) Fred Durst, Wes Borland, John Otto and Sam Rivers
Producer(s) Limp Bizkit
Limp Bizkit singles chronology
"N 2 Gether Now"
"Break Stuff"
"Take a Look Around"

"Break Stuff" is a song by Limp Bizkit. "Break Stuff" is the band's fourth and final single that resulted from their studio album Significant Other. The single was released alongside "N 2 Gether Now".

The song has remained a staple of Limp Bizkit's live shows.

Music video[edit]

The music video was shot at Skatelab. The band members are seen in some scenes not playing any instruments and some scenes they are playing each other's instruments. Cameos include Snoop Dogg, Jonathan Davis of Korn, Dr. Dre, Eminem, Eminem's daughter Hailie, Pauly Shore, Seth Green, Stryker, Riley Hawk and Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, model Lily Aldridge and comedian Richard Lewis.[4][5]


The video for the song won the MTV Video Music Award for The Best Rock Video in 2000.[6]


Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2000) Peak
Australia (ARIA)[8] 41
Germany (Official German Charts)[9] 42
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[10] 95
U.S. Billboard Alternative Songs 14
U.S. Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 23
U.S. Billboard Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks 19


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  2. ^ Young, Chris (May 27, 2013). "Faithful Limp Bizkit fans pack the Observatory". Orange County Register. Retrieved November 19, 2014. Released the summer before Y2K, that band's sophomore album Significant Other dominated modern-rock airwaves with instant nu-metal anthems like "Nookie" and "Break Stuff." 
  3. ^ "They Did It All for the Nookie: Decibel Explores the Rise and Fall of Nu-Metal". Decibel.  (August 13th, 2005). Retrieved on September 15th, 2015
  4. ^ "'Hey, isn't that...' | Our favourite rock video cameos of all time. - Hit The Floor". Hit The Floor (in en-GB). Retrieved 2015-11-19. 
  5. ^ "Lily Aldridge: 5 Things You Didn't Know About The Model & Actress". Footwear News (in en-US). Retrieved 2015-11-19. 
  6. ^ "2000 MTV Video Music Awards | Highlights, Winners, Performers and Photos from the 2000 MTV VMAs". Retrieved 2015-11-19. 
  7. ^ "Three Days Grace Cover Break Stuff Live". YouTube. Retrieved December 26, 2011.
  8. ^ " – Limp Bizkit – Break Stuff". ARIA Top 50 Singles.
  9. ^ " – Limp Bizkit Single-Chartverfolgung" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH.
  10. ^ " – Limp Bizkit – Break Stuff". Swiss Singles Chart.

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