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"How You Remind Me" is a hit song by Canadian rock band Nickelback, released in August 2001 as

the lead single from their album Silver Side Up. A "Gold Mix" was made for latter editions of the
single with the heavier guitars edited out of the chorus. This single would be the last rock single to
be No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 until 2008 when "Viva la Vida" by Coldplay did the same.
Lead vocalist and guitarist Chad Kroeger wrote the song about his old girlfriend Jodi, with whom he
had a dysfunctional relationship.
He refers to this song as the song that put Nickelback on the map
as referred to their concert in Sturgis. It is often considered to be their signature song.
"How You Remind Me" was named the No. 1 most played song on U.S. radio of the 2000s decade
by Nielsen Soundscan, being spun over 1.2 million times on U.S. airwaves since its release in 2001
to the end of 2009.
The song was named 4th on the Billboard Hot 100 Songs of the Decade and
75th in the UK decade Chart.
It was nominated for the Kerrang! Award for Best Single. "How You
Remind Me" was also rated the No. 1 rock song and No. 4 alternative song of the decade of the
2000s by Billboard. The song was featured in the music video game Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock.