Crawling in the Dark

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"Crawling in the Dark"
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Single by Hoobastank
from the album Hoobastank
Released April 2, 2002
Format CD
Recorded 2001
Length 2:55
Label Island
Songwriter(s) Dan Estrin, Chris Hesse, Markku Lappalainen, Doug Robb
Hoobastank singles chronology
"Crawling in the Dark"
"Remember Me"
Music video
"Crawling in the Dark" on YouTube

"Crawling in the Dark" is the first single by the American rock band Hoobastank. Also the first single released from their major-label debut, Hoobastank.

The song was released as a single on April 2, 2002. The song was their breakthrough hit and is their second most successful song from the album Hoobastank behind their second hit Running Away. It reached No. 3 on the Modern Rock Tracks chart and No. 7 on the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2002) Peak
US Billboard Hot 100[3] 68
U.S. Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks 7
U.S. Hot Modern Rock Tracks 3
Austrian Singles Chart 60
UK Singles Chart 47
UK Rock 26

Use in media[edit]

The song appears on the video games Karaoke Revolution, MLB Slugfest 2004 and Aggressive Inline.

The song appears on The Fast and the Furious soundtrack More Fast and Furious.

The song was also featured in a commercial advertising Mountain Dew soda.