Salvation (Rancid song)
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|Single by Rancid|
|from the album Let's Go|
|Released||1995 (as a single)|
|Recorded||October 1993 – March 1994 at Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, California|
|Songwriter(s)||Tim Armstrong / Matt Freeman|
|Rancid singles chronology|
Along with "Time Bomb" and "Ruby Soho", "Salvation" is considered to be one of Rancid's breakthrough songs, as it received airplay from modern rock radio stations, it was also the band's first single to reach any Billboard singles charts.
In popular culture
- A cover version by Harmonix is featured in the Xbox 360 version of Guitar Hero II.
- Comedy punk band The Radioactive Chicken Heads recorded a cover of this song as "Just for the Taste of It", satirically re-working the lyrics into an advertisement for Diet Coke. The song appeared on their 2000 album Keep On Cluckin' and later their 2009 rarities album Poultry Uprising.
- It is featured in the pilot episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, though it was not used in the actual first episode.
|Billboard Modern Rock Tracks||21|
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