"Sorry" is the fifth single taken by the hard rock band Buckcherry's third studio album, 15. It was not originally planned to be a single, but after increasing popularity on Mainstream radio, the band made a video and officially released the song.
It was written by lead singer Josh Todd
, who has said it is for his wife, and is about feeling sorry for the relationship problems they've had. It is also about the remorse he feels for leaving his wife so much to tour with the band.
The video debuted on MSN
Day 2007. The video shows a couple who are going through relationship problems, like the song's lyrics talk about. Scenes of the band playing in a warehouse are shown throughout the video. The video has been put into rotation on VH1
and can be voted for on their VSpot Top 20 Countdown
. The band has posted a "Making of the Video" on their website, which can be viewed here.
"Sorry" has been highly successful on mainstream radio and in digital sales, reaching the top ten on the Billboard Hot 100
at #9, becoming only the second song of the band's career to chart on the Hot 100, and besting the #59 peak of their first Hot 100 charter "Crazy Bitch
". It is also their first Hot 100 top ten hit. It is their first top ten hit on the Pop 100
as well, reaching #8. In addition it has reached #2 on the Adult Top 40
, becoming the first Buckcherry
single to register on that chart. It is also the second Buckcherry song to enter the Canadian Hot 100
chart, where it debuted at #97 and has climbed to #7, their first top twenty single there. It debuted on Mainstream Rock Tracks
at #39 and has climbed to #32, and on Modern Rock Tracks
at #37, were it has climbed to #31. It is their first charting single on the United World Chart, where it debuted at #38 and has since climbed to #22, and also in New Zealand, where it debuted at #31 and has sinced climbed to #15. It is also Buckcherry's first song to reach the adult contemporary
charts, so far reaching position #26.