"Long Way Down
" is a single by the Goo Goo Dolls
The Goo Goo Dolls are a Grammy-nominated American rock band formed in 1986 in Buffalo, New York, by vocalist and guitarist John Rzeznik and vocalist and bass guitarist Robby Takac. Since the end of 1994, Mike Malinin has been the band's drummer, a position previously held by George Tutuska...
from their breakthrough album, 1995's A Boy Named Goo
A Boy Named Goo, sometimes referred to as ABNG, is the fifth studio album by the Goo Goo Dolls, released in 1995 on Warner Brothers.-History:...
. This song is often overshadowed by the low-key ballad "Name
"Name" is the title of a song recorded by the Goo Goo Dolls. It was released in September 1995 as the third single from the album, A Boy Named Goo. The song, the band's first hit, topped both the US Modern Rock chart and the US Album Rock chart, and reached as high as number 5 on the Billboard Hot...
", which launched the band to household names. Although it could not match the chart-topping success of "Name" on the rock and pop charts, "Long Way Down" reached #7 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, but only made it halfway up the Modern Rock Tracks chart (#25). It did not reach the pop charts. "Long Way Down" was also part of the soundtrack for the 1996 film Twister
- "Long Way Down (Tom Lord-Alge
Tom Lord-Alge is a four-time Grammy Award–winning record producer and mixer. He is the youngest of Vivian Lord's five children, Mark Lord-Alge, Lisa Lord-Alge, Chris Lord-Alge, Jeff Lord-Alge and Tom Lord-Alge...
remix)" - 3:31
- "Don't Change (Live)" - 3:48
- "Name (Live)" - 3:53
Use by other artists
"Long Way Down" was covered
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band Haste the Day
Haste the Day was an American Christian metalcore band signed with Solid State Records that was formed in Carmel, Indiana 2001. Their band is named after a lyric in the hymn "It Is Well With My Soul." The band released their debut release, an extended play titled That They May Know You, in 2002,...
as the final track on their album When Everything Falls
When Everything Falls is Haste the Day's second full length album. It was released on June 28th, 2005 through Solid State Records. This is the last record that the band's original vocalist Jimmy Ryan appeared on.-Track listing:#"Fallen" – 2:41...
, released in 2005 on Solid State Records
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In 2009, rapper Charles Hamilton
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sampled "Long Way Down" on a song titled "Something" for his mixtape
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|U.S. Billboard Modern Rock Tracks
Alternative Songs is a music chart in the United States that has appeared in Billboard magazine since September 10, 1988. It lists the 40 most-played songs on modern rock radio stations, most of which are alternative rock songs...
|U.S. Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks
Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks is a ranking in Billboard magazine of the most-played songs on mainstream rock radio stations, a category that includes stations that play primarily rock music. Modern rock tracks are counted in the Alternative Songs chart.This chart began with the March 21, 1981, issue...