|Single by Limp Bizkit|
|from the album Significant Other|
|Released||May 2, 2000|
|Writer(s)||Fred Durst, Wes Borland, John Otto and Sam Rivers|
|Limp Bizkit singles chronology|
"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.
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, and comedian Richard Lewis.
The video for the song won the MTV Video Music Award for The Best Rock Video in 2000.
- Richard Cheese and Lounge Against the Machine covered this as a lounge version on his 2000 album, Lounge Against the Machine.
- Three Days Grace has covered the song in 2011 during live shows.
- Australian metal band Confession did a cover of this song.
- In 2012, pop-punk band Patent Pending recorded a tongue-in-cheek piano ballad version for their EP 'Spring Break 99'
- Baltimore pop-punk band All Time Low covered this song during their World Triptacular tour.
|Germany (Official German Charts)||42|
|Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)||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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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."
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- "Three Days Grace Cover Break Stuff Live". YouTube. Retrieved December 26, 2011.
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- "Swisscharts.com – Limp Bizkit – Break Stuff". Swiss Singles Chart.