Down (Stone Temple Pilots song)
|Single by Stone Temple Pilots|
|from the album No. 4|
|Released||April 5, 1999|
Music: Robert DeLeo|
Lyrics: Scott Weiland
|Stone Temple Pilots singles chronology|
"Down" is a song by American rock band Stone Temple Pilots, released as the first single from their fourth album, No. 4. In the U.S., the song peaked at #5 on the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart and #9 on the Modern Rock Tracks chart.
Release and reception
|U.S. Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles||7|
|U.S. Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks||5|
|U.S. Billboard Modern Rock Tracks||9|
The song's music video features a dark room with two projection screens. A white light continuously flickers in the room as confetti is raining down. The screens alternate between images of the band performing this song at the House of Blues in Las Vegas, a woman in a room that either shows her underwater or surrounded by fire raining down on her, and shots of a coffee mug falling to the floor and shattering. On occasion, the song's lyrics will also flash on either screen.
This video was directed by Robert Hales and Mark Racco.
Covers and other appearances
- The song was covered by AJ Mclean of the Backstreet Boys during his first solo live show.
- The song is a playable track in the game Guitar Hero: On Tour Decades.
- "Down" was featured in advertisements promoting the release of No. 4
- The song was featured in The Sopranos episode "The Happy Wanderer".
- This song is featured in the film Middle Men.
- "Down" - 3:49
- "Down" (Live) - 3:59
- "MC5" - 2:42
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