Label: Tribe Magazine - TRB0026/2000 • Format: CD Limited Edition, Promo • Country: Italy • Genre: Rock • Style: Punk
Written by bassist Mark Hoppusthe song concerns maturity and growing older. It was written about a fictional breakup and the difficulty of seeing a former partner with another. The song became the band's first hit single Dammit (section rom video) - Blink-182 - The Blink 182 Show , reaching number 11 on Billboard 's Hot Modern Rock Tracks chart, and receiving heavy airplay on several key US stations.
The song's music video was shot by directors Darren Doane and Ken Daurio, previous collaborators with the group, and depicts the trio attending a "sneak preview" at a cinema where Hoppus attempts to win his ex-girlfriend back. Blink bassist Mark Hoppus wrote the song in a short span of time concerning a fictional breakup with a girlfriend. These factors, combined with the stress of recording "Dammit", led Hoppus to strain his vocal cords significantly, forcing the band to cancel the final week of recording the album in December It sounds really raw and cool," said Hoppus in You know, smoking, yelling, all that.
It is composed in the key of C major with Hoppus's vocals spanning the tonal nodes of C 4 to G 4. Liza Bermingham, the band's assistant manager at the time . The song peaked at number 11 on Billboard 's Hot Modern Rock Tracks chart, spending 28 weeks on the chart. The song's success stunned the group. Guitarist Tom DeLongewho noted that many of the band's songs were based on real events, found it unusual that a song that was not directly autobiographical wound up connecting best with the wide audience.
We couldn't believe what was happening to us. Scott Heisel of Alternative Press called "Dammit" the "perfect punk song, everyone knows it, and it's probably being covered in someone's basement right now. The song was featured in the teen film Can't Hardly Waitduring a scene in which the police break up a house party.
This song is available as downloadable content in Rock Band 3. This song is also played 3 times in the film Bubble Boy. The music video for "Dammit" stars Hoppus attempting to take his ex-girlfriend away from her new lover at a cinema. Band manager Rick DeVoe has a cameo appearance in the clip as a snack bar attendant.
Hoppus and guitarist Tom DeLonge were so taken with the way DeVoe portrayed his character they requested Doane work his character into more screen time. Credits adapted from S Labe Isch So Schön - Various - Volksmusik Und Jodellieder Aus Dem Berner Mittelland liner notes of Dude Ranch.
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