Low (Cracker song)

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"Low"
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Single by Cracker
from the album Kerosene Hat
B-side "Nostalgia"
Released 1993
Genre Alternative rock[1]
Length 4:35
Label Virgin
Writer(s)
Producer(s)
Cracker singles chronology
"Happy Birthday to Me"
(1992)
"Low"
(1993)
"Get Off This"
(1994)

"Low" is a song by American rock band Cracker. It appears on their 1993 album Kerosene Hat.[2]

A number 64 hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart in May 1994, the song's biggest success was on the rock charts, where it reached number three on the Modern Rock Tracks chart in November 1993 and number five on the Album Rock Tracks chart in March 1994. The music video portrayed lead singer David Lowery badly losing a boxing match with actress/comedian Sandra Bernhard.

The song was featured in the film The Perks of Being a Wallflower and its accompanying soundtrack[3] in addition to The Wolverine and an episode of Hindsight and Rectify. B-side track "Whole Lotta Trouble" was featured on the soundtrack of the 1995 film Empire Records.

Track listing[edit]

UK CD single
  1. "Low" – 4:36
  2. "I Ride My Bike" – 6:32
  3. "Sunday Train" – 3:42
  4. "Whole Lotta Trouble" – 2:26
US CD single
  1. "Low" – 4:35
  2. "Sunday Train" – 3:42
  3. "Whole Lotta Trouble" – 2:26
  4. "I See The Light" – 5:13
  5. "Steve's Hornpipe" – 2:13

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1993–94) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[4] 63
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[5] 40
US Billboard Album Rock Tracks[6] 5
US Billboard Hot 100[6] 64
US Billboard Modern Rock Tracks[6] 3

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vivinetto, Gina (August 30, 2001). "Cracker stands alone". St. Petersburg Times. Retrieved May 22, 2013. 
  2. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Cracker – Kerosene Hat". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved May 25, 2013. 
  3. ^ Phares, Heather. "Original Soundtrack – The Perks of Being a Wallflower [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved May 25, 2013. 
  4. ^ "The ARIA Australian Top 100 Singles Chart – Week Ending 30 Oct 1994". Imgur. Retrieved April 29, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Archive Chart: 1994-06-05" UK Singles Chart. Retrieved April 29, 2016.
  6. ^ a b c "Cracker – Awards". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved May 25, 2013. 

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