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Teen Angst (What the World Needs Now)

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Released  1992
Genre  Alternative rock
Label  Virgin Records
Format  12"
Length  4:11
Recorded  Summer 1991 at Hollywood

"Teen Angst (What the World Needs Now)" is a song and single by the rock band Cracker. Released in 1992, it appeared on their debut album Cracker. The song was also released as a successful single, and it charted at number 1 on the US Modern Rock Tracks, arguably breaking Cracker into the mainstream.


The song was later released on the compilation albums, Garage D'Or and Get On with It: The Best of Cracker. Re-recordings of the song appear on the album Greatest Hits Redux and — accompanied by bluegrass band Leftover Salmon — O' Cracker Where Art Thou?.

Track listings

  1. "Teen Angst (What the World Needs Now)" - 4:11
  2. "Can I Take My Gun to Heaven?" - 3:50
  3. "China" - 3:09

In popular culture

The song was made available for download on June 5, 2012 to play in Rock Band 3 Basic and PRO mode utilizing real guitar / bass guitar, and MIDI compatible electronic drum kits.


Teen Angst (What the World Needs Now) Wikipedia

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