Just Because (Jane's Addiction song)

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"Just Because"
Jane's Addiction Just Because.jpg
Single by Jane's Addiction
from the album Strays
Released July 15, 2003
Format CD, vinyl
Recorded 2002-2003 at Henson Recording Studios
Genre Hard rock[1]
Length 3:51
Label Capitol
Songwriter(s) Perry Farrell, Dave Navarro, Stephen Perkins, Bob Ezrin, Chris Chaney
Producer(s) Bob Ezrin, Brian Virtue
Jane's Addiction singles chronology
"So What!"
"Just Because"
"True Nature"
"So What!"
"Just Because"
"True Nature"

"Just Because" is a song by the alternative rock band Jane's Addiction, which was released as the first single from their third album, Strays in 2003.

The song was one of the most successful in the band's history. It was the band's third #1 on the Modern Rock Tracks chart, it charted at #72 on the Billboard Hot 100 which is their only appearance on that chart to date. It is also their first top-ten entry on the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, where it reached #4. It also reached #14 on the UK Singles Chart where it is the band's highest charting single.

Music video[edit]

The music video features the band playing in a dome shaped room with lights flashing all around the walls and ceilings.

In pop culture[edit]

This song appeared in the film S.W.A.T., video game Forza Horizon 2 and documentary Warren Miller's Impact.


  1. ^ Dahlen, Chris (2003-07-22). "Jane's Addiction: Strays". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 2012-11-09. 
Preceded by
"Seven Nation Army" by The White Stripes
Billboard Modern Rock Tracks number-one single
August 2, 2003
Succeeded by
"Faint" by Linkin Park

Track listing[edit]

  1. Just because - 3:53
  2. Suffer some - live - 4:24
  3. the price I pay - live - 5:50

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