No Leaf Clover

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"No Leaf Clover"
Metallica - No Leaf Clover cover.jpg
Single by Metallica and the San Francisco Symphony
from the album S&M
B-side "One" (S&M version)/"Enter Sandman" (S&M version)
Released March 13, 2000
Format CD single
Recorded April 21–22, 1999
Berkeley Community Theatre
Berkeley, California
Length 5:43
Label Elektra
Metallica singles chronology
"Nothing Else Matters '99"
"No Leaf Clover"
"I Disappear"

"Nothing Else Matters '99"
"No Leaf Clover"
"I Disappear"
San Francisco Symphony singles chronology
"Nothing Else Matters '99"
(1999) String Module Error: Match not found1999
No Leaf Clover
(2000) String Module Error: Match not found2000
Music video
"No Leaf Clover" on YouTube

"No Leaf Clover" is the eighth song on the live album S&M by Metallica and the San Francisco Symphony. The song (along with "− Human") was one of two new pieces completed for the band's collaboration with the San Francisco Symphony in 1999. It begins with an intro section played by the orchestra, before entering into a clean guitar part by James Hetfield. The rest of the piece alternates between clean verses and choruses backed by heavily distorted guitars. It was the band's fourth No. 1 hit on the Billboard Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart. It stayed at No. 1 for seven consecutive weeks. It was also featured in the trailer created by the distributor A.D. Vision for their DVD releases of the TV series Farscape.

The song "No Leaf Clover" featured as a playable track in the 2009 music game Guitar Hero: Metallica.

Single track listing[edit]

Australian version[edit]

  1. "No Leaf Clover" (Hetfield, Ulrich) – 5:43
  2. "One" (Hetfield, Ulrich) – 7:47
  3. "Enter Sandman" (Hammett, Hetfield, Ulrich) – 7:11
  4. "No Leaf Clover" (video enhanced) (Hetfield/Ulrich) – 5:46
  5. "S&M Documentary" (video enhanced) – 35:49

All tracks are from S&M album

UK version #1[edit]

  1. "No Leaf Clover" (Hetfield, Ulrich) – 5:43
    • "No Leaf Clover" (slice & dice video) – 5:37
    • S&M Documentary Part 1 – 11:24

UK version #2[edit]

  1. "No Leaf Clover" (Hetfield, Ulrich) – 5:43
    • Photo gallery/Album lyrics
    • S&M Documentary Part 2 – 17:13

UK version #3[edit]

  1. "No Leaf Clover" (Hetfield, Ulrich) – 5:43
    • Metallica Screensaver
    • S&M Documentary Part 3 – 16:43

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (2000) Peak
Australia (ARIA)[1] 41
Brazil (ABPD)[2] 73
Canada Rock/Alternative (RPM)[3] 3
Germany (Official German Charts)[4] 40
Ireland (IRMA) 36
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[5] 41
Norway (VG-lista)[6] 9
Spain (PROMUSICAE)[7] 14
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[8] 50
Switzerland (Schweizer Hitparade)[9] 99
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 74
U.S. Billboard Modern Rock Tracks 18
U.S. Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks 1

Release history[edit]

Region Date Format Label
Australia March 13, 2000 Vinyl, CD Elektra
Europe March 20, 2000 Vinyl, CD Elektra