Song Video Duration: 5 minutes - "Teardrop" by Massive Attack appeared on their 1998 album Mezzanine. It was released as a single on 27 April 1998. The song became another UK hit for the group, peaking at number 10 on the UK Singles Chart. The song features vocals by Elizabeth Fraser of the Cocteau Twins.
In the United States, the song is best known for its use as the theme song of the medical television series House. The instrumental portions of the song at the beginning and the end which feature a bass drum beat reminiscent of a heartbeat are used in the opening theme.
The song's music video featured a plastic foetus in the womb, lip-synching the song. It was directed by Walter Stern. The single peaked at #16 in Australia. It placed number 22 in the Triple J Hottest 100 of All Time in 2009, and number 23 in the Triple J Hottest 100 of 1998, the year of its release.
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