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➤ Give It Away: While several radio stations initially refused to air the song because they felt it lacked melody, “Give It Away” went on to achieve international fame. It peaked at number one on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks in late 1991, giving the band their first ever number one single. In 1992 the single charted inside the top 75 of the U.S. Hot 100 in the wake of the huge success of the record’s second single “Under the Bridge”. “Give It Away” also became the band’s first top ten hit in the United Kingdom, where it peaked at number nine on the UK Singles Chart.
➤ Under The Bridge: The song became a critical and commercial success, peaking at number two on the Billboard Hot 100 and later certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America. The single’s success was widened with the release of its accompanying video, which was frequently played on music television channels. It won the “Viewer’s Choice Award” and “Breakthrough Video” at the 1992 MTV Video Music Awards.