Mouth (Bush song)

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Single by Bush
from the album Razorblade Suitcase (original version) and Deconstructed (The Stingray Mix)
Released 7 October 1997 (1997-10-07)
Format CD single
Recorded 1996, Sarm Hook End, Berks, England and Abbey Road Studios, London, England (original version)
Platinum Island Studios, NYC and Bush 8-Track, London England (remixed version)
Genre Post-grunge (Razorblade Suitcase version)
Alternative dance (Deconstructed version)
Length 05:46 (original version)
04:32 (remixed/single version)
05:59 (Deconstructed version)
Label Trauma/Interscope
Writer(s) Gavin Rossdale
Producer(s) Steve Albini (original version)
Stingray (remixed version)
Bush chronology
"Cold Contagious"
"Mouth (The Stingray Mix)"
"The Chemicals Between Us"

"Mouth" is a 1996 song by British post-grunge band Bush from their second album Razorblade Suitcase. Though not released as a single, it was remixed by Bush under the pseudonym Stingray for the 1997 remix album Deconstructed and was released as a single on 7 October 1997, due largely in part to it being featured prominently in both the trailer and the 1997 film An American Werewolf in Paris. The Stingray remix was the version that made the song popular and received airplay on radio peaking number 5 on the Modern Rock Tracks chart. The original version was never a single or been recognized nor it was popular but few radio stations managed to play the original version despite not entering any U.S. or international charts unlike the remix that made the song successful.

Track Listing[edit]

EU Import :

  1. "Mouth" (The Stingray Remix Edit)
  2. "Mouth" (The Stingray Remix)
  3. "Everything Zen" (Republic Remix)
  4. "Personal Holloway" (Republic Remix)
  5. "Personal Holloway" (Enhanced video)

12" Vinyl :

  1. "Mouth" (The Stingray Remix)
  2. "Synapse" (Philip Steir/ My Ghost in the Bush of Life Mix)
  3. "Everything Zen" (Greg Brimson/ The Lhasa Fever Mix)
  4. "Insect Kin" (Jack Dangers/ Drum and Bees Mix)

Music video[edit]

The music video for the single was directed by John Hillcoat, who also directed the music video for the song "Personal Holloway".[1]

Chart positions[edit]

Chart Peak position
Canadian RPM Alternative 30 6
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 Airplay 63
U.S. Billboard Modern Rock Tracks 5
U.S. Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks 28


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