|Single by Buckcherry|
|from the album Buckcherry|
|Released||February 27, 1999|
|Songwriter(s)||Josh Todd, Keith Nelson|
|Buckcherry singles chronology|
"Lit Up" is the debut single by American hard rock band Buckcherry, taken from their self-titled debut album. It was the band's first and only number one song on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks chart. Steve Jones from the Sex Pistols played guitar on the song. The riff was taken from the intro riff to the KISS song, "Shock Me".
Singer Josh Todd said, "'Lit Up' is about the first time I did cocaine. I knew a couple of dealers in high school and had a lot of fun with that until it wasn't fun anymore - haha!"
The song reached number one on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks chart for three weeks and number 33 on the Modern Rock Tracks in mid-1999. It was ranked number 98 on VH1's list of the 100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs in January 2009.
The music video for the song features the band playing in front of an audience. MTV censored the lines glorifying cocaine.
"Walk This Way" is a song by the American hard rock band Aerosmith. Written by Steven Tyler and Joe Perry, the song was originally released as the second single from the album Toys in the Attic (1975). It peaked at number 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 in early 1977, part of a string of successful hit singles for the band in the 1970s. In addition to being one of the songs that helped break Aerosmith into the mainstream in the 1970s, it also helped revitalize their career in the 1980s when it was covered by hip hop group Run-D.M.C. on their 1986 album Raising Hell. This cover was a touchstone for the new musical subgenre of rap rock, or the melding of rock and hip hop. It became an international hit and won both groups a Soul Train Music Award for Best Rap Single in 1987 Soul Train Music Awards.
Joshua Todd Gruber, known professionally as Josh Todd, is an American musician, singer, songwriter and actor, best known as the lead singer of the American rock band Buckcherry.
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