Sorry

Album: 15 (2007)
Charted: 9
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Songfacts®:

  • Buckcherry lead singer Josh Todd wrote this song about his wife, and "the sacrifice that this business puts on a relationship."

    Listening to this love song, it's hard to believe it came from the same folks who brought us "Lit Up" and "Crazy Bitch." It demonstrated a more sensitive side of the band, and became by far their biggest hit.
  • In an interview with radio station KNAC, Josh Todd was asked what, or who, was the inspiration for this song. Todd replied: "My wife. Just spending a long time away from her and the struggles of maintaining a relationship and being a music man, and all of that is really what 'Sorry' is about."
  • The Darren Doane-directed music video follows a couple's breakup and includes shots of the boyfriend surfing while the girlfriend cries in their loft. The surfing scenes were actually shot in the middle of winter.
  • Songwriter Marti Frederiksen, who performed vocals for the fictional band Stillwater for Cameron Crowe's 2000 comedy-drama Almost Famous, wrote the song's bridge.

Comments: 11

  • Sir Gray from EarthI thought his partner got mad for that one song...
  • Steve from Trumbull, CtSame chord progression as "Don't Look Back In Anger" by Oasis. Plus the vocal has a "Lennonesque" quality circa the "Imagine" album - specifically "How Do You Sleep?".
  • Josh from Detroit, Mi"It's hard to believe this song is from the same band that does the song "Lit Up." I guess everyone must do the ballad at some point to stay on the record label. Sad how the music industry works sometimes."

    Get your facts straight, man. First of all, Buckcherry's first record had two ballads, so it's not like this is a new thing. Second, they broke up and left their first record label back in 2002. No record label would sign the band until they already started getting massive success from Crazy Bitch. Even then, Sorry was the FIFTH single to be released from this album, so I doubt it was written with a commercial agenda. It's success was a surprise to everyone, including the band.
  • Erik from Brownwood , Txhey whats up raii!!! this song is my 2nd fav BC song. its a great lyrical composure.
  • Valerie from None Of Ur Buisness, Bci have to say... i love this song!! the lead singer has a great voice in every song that he sings! :) ^_^ (+_+) *+* ~ O.o I LIKE DRAWINNG FACES
  • Ryan from Morrison, Il It's hard to believe this song is from the same band that does the song "Lit Up." I guess everyone must do the ballad at some point to stay on the record label. Sad how the music industry works sometimes.
  • George from Jackson, Nji haveto say, Terrible song, big let down for a great band. This song is going to ruin buckcherry and their whole image, TERRIBLE
  • Stephanie from Fredericton, NbMann..I can't choose which is a better song everything or sorry.. But i do love this song, the sad thing is, is that I just learned the right way to do the solo, and i only had to learn one more part of the song, then i fractured my wrist on ice and now i can't play the guitar for a couple weeks:(
  • Raii from May , Txi love this song so much. and one of my friends is going through something like this because of the war. yeah, its really hard her sometimes. and im glad that Josh Todd wrote this song.
  • Tyler from Athena, OrIt's actually about his wife and it's a love song about how you go through troubles when you are in a relationship for a long time. Look at: Buckcherry's Making of The Video for "Sorry" on YouTube.
  • Hunter from Greensburg, Laone of buckcherry's better songs.
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