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|Single by Bush|
|from the album Sixteen Stone|
|Released||9 April 1996|
|Bush singles chronology|
The music video was directed by Shawn Mortensen on 21 November 1995 in London and Portsmouth. If you watch closely you can see sections of Shepherd's Bush, where the band members used to live. Gavin Rossdale's dog Winston is also in the video.
The song reached the Top 5 of the Modern Rock Tracks as well as the Mainstream Rock Tracks, lifting the band to stardom in the 1990s. The song reached #43 on the Billboard Hot 100 on 4 May 1996 and #24 on the Hot 100 Airplay on 18 May 1996. The song was nominated for Best Video from a Film at the 1996 MTV Music Video Awards but lost; however, it did win the MTV Movie Award for Best Song from a Movie at the 1996 MTV Movie Awards.
- US CD Single IND95505
- "Machinehead" - 4:20
- "Comedown [Acoustic]" - 4:24
- "X-Girlfriend" - 0:44
- UK CD Limited Edition Single (Numbered Metal Insert - 7500 Made) INDX95505
- "Solomon's Bones"
- UK 10" Vinyl (Numbered) INV95505
- "Comedown [Acoustic]"
- "Solomon's Bones"
Appearances in the media
- It is played at the beginning of every Columbus Blue Jackets hockey game before the opening faceoff.
- Wrestler Jim Steele used this song as an entrance theme in All Japan Pro Wrestling.
- The song is featured in the video games Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock, Madden NFL 11, Saints Row: The Third. and Rocksmith 2014
- The song was featured on Cold Case in the episode "The Plan".
- The song was used as the theme song to Paul Finebaum's radio show.
- The song is one of two Bush songs that were featured in the film Fear, the other being "Comedown".
- The song was made available to download on 7 February 2012 for play in Rock Band 3 Basic and PRO mode utilizing real guitar / bass guitar, and MIDI compatible electronic drum kits / keyboards plus vocal harmonies.
- A production version of the song created by Metro Music and titled "Burning Tree", is featured as the theme for various WWE Superstars, PPV's and DVD menu screens.
|Canadian RPM Singles Chart||40|
|Canadian RPM Alternative 30||1|
|UK Singles Chart||48|
|US Alternative Songs (Billboard)||4|
|US Billboard Hot 100||43|
|US Mainstream Rock (Billboard)||4|
|US Radio Songs (Billboard)||24|
"Champagne Supernova" by Oasis
|Canadian RPM Alternative 30 number-one single
13 May 1996
"Ahead by a Century" by The Tragically Hip
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- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 20 February 2012. Retrieved 2011-11-01.
- List of songs in Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock
- Madden NFL 11
- Saints Row: The Third soundtrack
- Rocksmith 2014#Track List
- Rock Band DLC Update: 2/7/12 Archived 11 July 2012 at the Wayback Machine.
- "Bush Chart History (Alternative Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved March 11, 2017.
- "Bush Chart History (Hot 100)". Billboard. Retrieved March 11, 2017.
- "Bush Chart History (Mainstream Rock)". Billboard. Retrieved March 11, 2017.
- "Bush Chart History (Radio Songs)". Billboard. Retrieved March 11, 2017.
- on YouTube
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