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“Crash into Me” is the third song from American rock group Dave Matthews Band and their second album “Crash”. “Crash into Me” is the groups most well known song to date. It was written by Dave Matthews himself,

“Crash into Me” is a track about worshipping women, and Matthews explained in a VH1 television interview in 1999, that the song is actually about a peeping tom or stalker, watching a girl at night through a bedroom window. Famous musician Stevie Nicks has also covered the track, using it as the first single from her first solo album – “The Soundstage Sessions”, released in March 2009.

The music video was released in 1996 but was uploaded to the Dave Matthews’ Band YouTube channel in October 2009. The video was directed by Dean Karr, showing Matthews and women outside, dancing and holding musical instruments. As of May 2020, the video has 20.2 million views and 85 thousand likes.

Release Date: 30th April 1996

Songwriter: Dave J. Matthews

Producer: Steve Lillywhite

Label: RCA

Music Video Release Date: 12th November 1996

Music Video Director: Dean Karr

Chart Rankings: “Crash into Me” only ever reached Canadian and US charts in its year of release, ranking at #52 on the Canada Adult Contemporary Tracks chart; #30 on the Canada Top Singles chart; #19 on the US Billboard Hot 100, #18 on the US Billboard Hot 100 Airplay chart and the US Billboard Pop Songs chart; #7 on the US Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart and lastly, #9 on the US Billboard Adult Pop Songs.

The lyrics to “Crash into Me” can be accessed here: LINK

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