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I’m on the record here as hating most everything past Mothers Milk.....
By:  Paul (Moderators; 66864)
Posted on: 11-08-2019 14:00.
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And though this is far and away their biggest song, I have always hated it (and that album) deeply. If you change a couple of things, it’s functionally no different from a metal power ballad.

And I suppose you could say the same thing about Down in a Hole (Alice) or Black Hope Sun (Soundgarden), but this one is so cloying to me.

They had some hits beyond this though. I love Californication despite the stupid title, and My Friends is basically Under the Bridge part two but a much better song


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“Don’t overplay. Don’t overplay. Less is more. It will always be: less is more. Nobody is ever going to remember all those fancy solos - even the guys that play them, most of them won’t remember - so play some licks that people can walk away humming, that people can identify with." --Steve Cropper