Supernova (Liz Phair song)

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"Supernova"
Supernova, Liz Phair.jpg
Single by Liz Phair
from the album Whip-Smart
Released July 23, 1994
Format CD, 7"
Recorded August 1993
Idful Studios, Chicago
February 1994
Compass Point Studios, Nassau
Genre Indie rock, neo-psychedelia
Length 2:48
Label Matador Records
Songwriter(s) Liz Phair
Producer(s) Liz Phair, Brad Wood
Liz Phair singles chronology
"Stratford-On-Guy"
(1993)
"Supernova"
(1994)
"Whip-Smart"
(1994)
"Stratford-On-Guy"
(1993)
"Supernova"
(1994)
"Whip-Smart"
(1994)

"Supernova" is a song by American singer-songwriter Liz Phair from her second album Whip-Smart, released in 1994.

The song received heavy rotation on radio stations and its music video was frequently aired on MTV. The song went on to hit number 6 on the Modern Rock Tracks chart and number 78 on the Billboard Hot 100. In fact, "Supernova" introduced Phair to a new audience and still remains one of her most recognizable songs. In 1995, it was nominated for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance in the 37th Annual Grammy Awards.[1]

This song was used for the soundtrack of the film Love & Other Drugs.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Liz Phair.

Maxi CD
No. Title Length
1. "Supernova" (edit) 2:50
2. "Supernova" 2:48
3. "Combo Platter" 4:48
7"
No. Title Length
1. "Supernova" 2:48
2. "Combo Platter" 4:48

Charts[edit]

Chart (1994–95) Peak
position
Australia (ARIA)[3] 43
US Billboard Hot 100[4] 78
US Alternative Songs (Billboard)[5] 6

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