Change (In the House of Flies)
|"Change (In the House of Flies)"|
|Single by Deftones|
|from the album White Pony|
"No Ordinary Love"
|Released||May 20, 2000|
|Format||CD single, maxi CD|
|Genre||Alternative rock, alternative metal, shoegaze|
|Length||5:05 (full version)
3:55 (radio edit/music video)
|Songwriter(s)||Stephen Carpenter, Chi Cheng, Abe Cunningham, Chino Moreno|
|Deftones singles chronology|
"Change (In the House of Flies)", often referred to as "Change", is a song by the American alternative 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 No. 3 in Billboard's Modern Rock Tracks chart, No. 9 in the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart and No. 53 in the UK Singles Chart. The song was featured on the Muchmusic compilation album Big Shiny Tunes 5. The song has been described as alternative rock.
The music video, directed by Liz Friedlander, features the band playing at a party. The people attending have apathetic looks and wear animal masks. The video was shot from May 30–31, 2000 at a Hollywood, California estate.
|1.||"Change (In the House of Flies)"||Deftones||4:58|
|3.||"No Ordinary Love" (Sade cover)||Sade Adu and Stuart Matthewman||5:32|
- An acoustic version appeared on the MTV The Return of the Rock, Vol. 2 compilation, and was also included on the band's B-Sides & Rarities album.
- The EBM/industrial group Ayria recorded a cover of the song for the special 2CD version of their 2008 Hearts for Bullets album.
- Alternative metal band Breaking Benjamin (along with Shaun Morgan of Seether and Barry Stock of Three Days Grace) performed a live cover of this song during the spring leg of their 2008 tour.
- The post-grunge/alternative metal band Seether performed an acoustic cover of this song for SiriusXM in 2014.
In other media
- The song appeared in several films and TV shows including Little Nicky, Dragon Ball Z: Cooler's Revenge, Queen of the Damned, Alias, Major Crimes, Wolf Lake, The Following and American Dad! in addition to the trailer for the seventh season of Dexter.
- "The Top 20 Deftones Songs". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 16 April 2016.
- "Billboard.com - Artist Chart History — Deftones: Singles". Billboard.com. Retrieved 2007-12-23.
- "UK Singles Top 75 - Music Charts". Navigate to appropriate week. acharts.us. Retrieved 2007-12-23.
- B-Sides & Rarities liner notes.
- Making the video "Change" - Behind the Scenes
- "Ayria — Hearts For Bullets official tracklist". www.ayria.com. Retrieved 2008-09-11.
- "Seether "Change (In The House of Flies)" Deftones Cover // Octane // SiriusXM". Retrieved 2016-12-21.