Lit Up

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"Lit Up"
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Single by Buckcherry
from the album Buckcherry
Released February 27, 1999
Format CD
Recorded 1997-1998
Genre Hard rock
Length 3:34
Label DreamWorks
Songwriter(s) Josh Todd, Keith Nelson
Buckcherry singles chronology
"Lit Up"
"For the Movies"
"Lit Up"
"For the Movies"

"Lit Up" is the debut single by American hard rock band Buckcherry, taken from their self-titled debut album. It was the band's first and only number one song on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks chart.


The song reached number one on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks chart for three weeks and number 33 on the Modern Rock Tracks in mid-1999. It was ranked number 98 on VH1's list of the 100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs in January 2009.[1]

Music video[edit]

The music video for the song features the band playing in front of an audience. MTV censored the lines glorifying cocaine.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "". Archived from the original on February 12, 2009. Retrieved February 4, 2009. 

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