If I Were You (Hoobastank song)

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"If I Were You"
Single by Hoobastank
from the album Every Man for Himself
Released May 1, 2006
Format CD, airplay
Genre Post-grunge
Length 4:05
Label Island
Writer(s) Dan Estrin, Chris Hesse, Doug Robb
Hoobastank singles chronology
"If I Were You"
"Inside of You"

"If I Were You" is the first single released from Hoobastank's third studio album, Every Man for Himself. The song reached number 27 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock chart and 23 on the Modern Rock chart.

Music video[edit]

A music video was released for the song and is shot in black and white. It is the first music video not to feature Markku Lappalainen on bass guitar.

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2006) Peak
US Mainstream Rock Tracks 27
US Modern Rock Tracks 23
US Mainstream Top 40 (Billboard)[1] 40
US Adult Top 40 18
US Pop 100 94
Austrian Singles Chart 60
German Singles Chart 58
Italian Singles Chart 45
Swiss Singles Chart 100
US Pop Songs (Billboard)[2] 40