|"Flavor of the Weak"|
|Single by American Hi-Fi|
|from the album American Hi-Fi|
|Released||January 29, 2001|
|American Hi-Fi singles chronology|
"Flavor of the Weak" is a song by American rock band American Hi-Fi. The song was released as the first single from their self-titled debut album. To date, this song is their best ranking song. It has also been used in various movie soundtracks.
The music video for the song, directed by Chris Applebaum is a parody of the heavy metal documentary Heavy Metal Parking Lot. It begins with a teenage boy and his friends cussing about how the heavy metal genre and its artists should be praised. The video then begins, flashforwarding between a storyline about a girl who acts subservient to her boyfriend, not knowing about his cheating escapades, and the band performing.
|Chart (2001)||Peak |
|New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)||46|
|Netherlands (Single Top 100)||93|
|UK Singles (The Official Charts Company)||31|
|US Billboard Hot 100||41|
|US Billboard Pop Songs||15|
|US Billboard Modern Rock Tracks||5|
|US Billboard Adult Pop Songs||35|