Famous (Puddle of Mudd song)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Puddle of mudd famous.png
Single by Puddle of Mudd
from the album Famous
Released May 21, 2007
Format CD single
Genre Post-grunge, hard rock
Length 3:16
Label Interscope
Songwriter(s) Wes Scantlin
Puddle of Mudd singles chronology
"Heel Over Head"

"Heel Over Head"

"Famous" is the title track and first single on the fourth studio album by post-grunge band Puddle of Mudd. The song was sent out to rock radio on May 11, 2007 and was officially released on May 21.[1]

In the song, lead singer Wes Scantlin, sings about wanting to be famous, for the perks that come along with that life. It has drawn comparisons to Nickelback's "Rockstar" because "Rockstar" is also about wanting to achieve celebrity status. The song has also featured in the video games WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2008 and UFC Undisputed 2009.


Track listings[edit]

1."Radio edit" (Wesley Scantlin, Brian Howes, Doug Ardito)3:15
2."Album version"3:13
2."Merry Go Round" (Scantlin)2:42
3."Blurry (acoustic version)" (Scantlin)5:11


"Famous" did not do very well on the Billboard charts, but it had peaked at #2 on the Mainstream Rock Tracks. It also reached #18 on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 singles chart, which is equivalent to #118.

Chart (2007) Peak
Billboard Hot 100 118
Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks 2
Billboard Modern Rock Tracks 20
Billboard Canadian Hot 100 97



  1. ^ "Release date". Fmqb.com. Archived from the original on 2011-09-26. Retrieved 2012-09-04.