"How You Remind Me" is a single from rock band Nickelback's 2001 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 #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 until Maroon 5's song "Makes Me Wonder" went to #1 six years later. 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 the band's signature song.
"How You Remind Me" was named the #1 most played song on U.S. radio of the decade by Nielsen Soundscan, being spun over 1.2 million times on U.S. airwaves since its release in 2001. The song was named 4th on the Billboard Hot 100 Songs of the Decade and 75th in the UK decade Chart.
The single was also released in that year, reaching the top of the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart for 4 weeks while it topped both the Mainstream and Modern Rock charts for 13 weeks. Outside the U.S., the song became a worldwide hit, it was #4 on the UK Singles Chart, and #1...