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Ruby Soho

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"Ruby Soho"
Song by Rancid
from the album ...And Out Come the Wolves
ReleasedNovember 3, 1995
RecordedFebruary–May 1995
GenrePunk rock, pop-punk, ska punk
Songwriter(s)Tim Armstrong, Lars Frederiksen, Matt Freeman
Producer(s)Jerry Finn, Rancid

"Ruby Soho" is the third single off American punk rock band Rancid's third studio album ...And Out Come the Wolves. The song was released on November 3, 1995.

The song was able to make it to #9 on the Rock/Alternative RPM chart, #8 on the Modern Rock Track and #48 on the Radio Songs Billboard charts, and #76 on the ARIA Charts.[1][2][3] Spin ranked the song #14 on their list of The 95 Best Alternative Rock Songs of 1995.[4]

The song is about a couple. The man decides to head out on tour. She leaves him because she feels like the relationship is not working and that he would rather continue his music career than be with her.

A music video for the song was released. In the video, the band plays in a room. A man sits on a bed alone in a room. The band sits in a living room. The man leaves his apartment and the band walk down a sidewalk.

Professional wrestler Ruby Soho was given permission by Lars Frederiksen to use the name and the song as her entrance music in All Elite Wrestling (AEW). Rancid played a live version of the song during Ruby's entrance at Double or Nothing in 2022.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Rancid Rock/Alternative Chart History". RPM. Archived from the original on October 21, 2012. Retrieved September 14, 2023.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  2. "Rancid - Mainstream Rock Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved September 14, 2023.
  3. "Rancid - Mainstream Rock Chart History". Billboard. Retrieved September 14, 2023.
  4. "The 95 Best Alternative Rock Songs of 1995". Spin. Retrieved September 14, 2023.
  5. "Ruby Soho Talks Taz Singing Her Theme Song, Rancid Playing Her To The Ring". Fightful. Retrieved September 14, 2023.

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