The 10 Best Candlebox Songs of All-Time

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Candlebox is an alternative rock band originating from Seattle, Washington. They formed in 1990 and released their first album, “Humans Lib” in 1993. That album was the 7th highest-selling debut album of all time for a band on an independent label, according to Billboard Magazine. They are known to have pioneered the sub-genre of grunge/alternative called “post-grunge.” Their most popular songs include: Far Behind, You, and Cover Me. They are still performing and have released several albums since the success of “Humans Lib.” They continue to tour throughout the United States. Today, we’ll discuss which Candlebox songs you should randomly play at a party. It might randomly get people started on their sing-alongs and karaoke nights.

10. Rain (1993)

 

The 10th best Candlebox song is “Rain” from their debut album. “Rain” was released in 1993 and became an instant hit for Candlebox. It peaked at #1 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, #2 on the Hot Modern Rock Tracks chart, #4 on the Hot 100 Singles Sales chart, and #6 on the Hot 100 Airplay chart. “Rain” was also #1 in New Zealand and Australia. The song was written by Peter Klett and Kevin Martin, the lead singer of Candlebox.

9. Change (1993)

 

The ninth-best Candlebox song is “Change” from their debut album. “Change” was released in 1993 and became an instant hit for Candlebox. It peaked at #1 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, #3 on the Hot Modern Rock Tracks chart, #5 on the Hot 100 Singles Sales chart, and #6 on the Hot 100 Airplay chart. “Change” was also #1 in New Zealand and Australia. The song was written by Peter Klett, Scott Mercado, Kevin Martin, and Bardi Martin.

8. Don’t You (1993)

 

The eighth best Candlebox song is “Don’t You” from their debut album. “Don’t You” was released in 1993 and became an instant hit for Candlebox. It peaked at #1 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, #5 on the Hot Modern Rock Tracks chart, #14 on the Hot 100 Singles Sales chart, and #16 on the Hot 100 Airplay chart. The song was written by Peter Klett, Scott Mercado, Kevin Martin, Bardi Martin, and Dave Krusen.

7. Best Friend (Lucy, 1995)

 

The seventh-best Candlebox song is “Best Friend” from their second album, “Lucy.” “Best Friend” was released in 1995 and became an instant hit for Candlebox. It peaked at #1 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, #2 on the Hot Modern Rock Tracks chart, #5 on the Hot 100 Singles Sales chart, and #7 on the Hot 100 Airplay chart. The song was written by Peter Klett, Scott Mercado, Kevin Martin, Bardi Martin, and Dave Krusen.

6. Stand (Into the Sun, 2008)

 

The sixth best Candlebox song is “Stand” from their third album, “Into the Sun.” “Stand” was released in 2008 and became an instant hit for Candlebox. It peaked at #4 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, #3 on the Hot Modern Rock Tracks chart, #9 on the Hot 100 Singles Sales chart, and #23 on the Hot 100 Airplay chart. “Stand” was written by Peter Klett, Scott Mercado, Dave Krusen, and Kevin Martin.

5. A Kiss Before Dying (Into the Sun, 2008)

 

The fifth best Candlebox song is “A Kiss Before Dying” from their third album, “Into the Sun.” “A Kiss Before Dying” was released in 2008 and became an instant hit for Candlebox. It peaked at #2 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, #5 on the Hot Modern Rock Tracks chart, #7 on the Hot 100 Singles Sales chart, and #37 on the Hot 100 Airplay charts. The song was written by Peter Klett, Scott Mercado, Dave Krusen, and Kevin Martin.

4. Cover Me (1993)

 

The fourth best Candlebox song is “Cover Me” from their debut album. “Cover Me” was released in 1993 and became an instant hit for Candlebox. It peaked at #1 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, #3 on the Hot Modern Rock Tracks chart, #8 on the Hot 100 Singles Sales chart, and #9 on the Hot 100 Airplay chart. The song was written by Peter Klett, Scott Mercado, Kevin Martin, and Bardi Martin.

3. Arrow (1993)

 

The third best Candlebox song is “Arrow” from their debut album. “Arrow” was released in 1993 and became an instant hit for Candlebox. It peaked at #1 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, #2 on the Hot Modern Rock Tracks chart, #8 on the Hot 100 Singles Sales chart, and #9 on the Hot 100 Airplay chart. The song was written by Peter Klett, Scott Mercado, Kevin Martin, and Bardi Martin.

2. You (1993)

 

The second-best Candlebox song is “You” from their debut album. “You” was released in 1993 and became an instant hit for Candlebox. It peaked at #1 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, #3 on the Hot Modern Rock Tracks chart, #8 on the Hot 100 Singles Sales chart, and #16 on the Hot 100 Airplay chart. The song was written by Peter Klett, Scott Mercado, Kevin Martin, and Bardi Martin.

1. Far Behind (1993)

 

The best Candlebox song is “Far Behind” from their debut album. “Far Behind” was released in 1993 and became an instant hit for Candlebox. It peaked at #5 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, #10 on the Hot Modern Rock Tracks chart, #20 on the Hot 100 Singles Sales chart, and #31 on the Hot 100 Airplay chart. The song was written by Peter Klett, Scott Mercado, Kevin Martin, and Bardi Martin.

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