Least despicable Sublime single

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yeah, i generally fall into the camp that thinks sublime is stupid, but that wouldn't stop me from singing the lyrics to pretty much all of these songs drunk at a party

Oh, so YOU'RE the guy at the bar yelling.

I'm crossing over into enterprise (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Tuesday, 5 May 2009 15:27 (5 years ago) Permalink

there's something a little rapey abt "wrong way" tbf

but but but he says it's the WRONG way!

nah i mean, part of their deal was they had a sort of scum-rock appeal -- the sleaziness is kind of by definition indefensible, it's not supposed to be defensible. a little of that thing goes a long way, imo, but joined up to catchy tunes and all it's more likely to make me laugh than freak me out. there are lots of good reasons to object to "santeria," but when it was on top 40 radio i thought it was funny.

would you ask tom petty that? (tipsy mothra), Tuesday, 5 May 2009 15:33 (5 years ago) Permalink

Love all the neologisms posted on this therad: "scum-rock," "rape-rock."

I'm crossing over into enterprise (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Tuesday, 5 May 2009 15:34 (5 years ago) Permalink

it reminds me of the "hoodlum rock" episode of wkrp

"Together we could rape the universe" (omar little), Tuesday, 5 May 2009 15:58 (5 years ago) Permalink

Those are neologisms? (Pretty sure I first heard both used twenty years back.)

Ned Raggett, Tuesday, 5 May 2009 16:06 (5 years ago) Permalink

oldlogisms

congratulations (n/a), Tuesday, 5 May 2009 16:06 (5 years ago) Permalink

The whole "scummy songs set to deceptively happy-sounding music sung by a band called Sublime" thing should work really, really well on paper; the problem is that the songs themselves aren't particularly well-written and come across as being oblivious to the dichotomy rather than playing it up.

the freakish wonder of nature that is "Beat Me" (HI DERE), Tuesday, 5 May 2009 16:13 (5 years ago) Permalink

Those are neologisms? (Pretty sure I first heard both used twenty years back.)

I was young and listening to Ned's Atomic Dustbin (snooze-rock).

I'm crossing over into enterprise (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Tuesday, 5 May 2009 16:17 (5 years ago) Permalink

there's certain bands i'm proud to have never have heard a song by. this is one of those bands

slow lorax (k3vin k.), Tuesday, 5 May 2009 16:36 (5 years ago) Permalink

sublimed

slow lorax (k3vin k.), Tuesday, 5 May 2009 16:46 (5 years ago) Permalink

suggest blimed

cumlord millionaire (some dude), Tuesday, 5 May 2009 16:58 (5 years ago) Permalink

subblest limes

I'm not some HOOS for someone's lust to snack on! (BIG HOOS aka the steendriver), Tuesday, 5 May 2009 17:00 (5 years ago) Permalink

"Together we could rape the universe" (omar little), Tuesday, 5 May 2009 17:39 (5 years ago) Permalink

love all these totally fucked up songs except "wrong way" (not sure why, just never really enjoyed it). if that makes me a rapist then i just raped you.

da croupier, Tuesday, 5 May 2009 17:50 (5 years ago) Permalink

never really cared for this one though

Mucho gusto me llamo bradley,
(glad to meet you my name is bradley)
Im hornier than ron jeremy,
And if you wanna get popped in your knee,
Just wipe that look off your bati face

You hate me cause I got what you need,
A pretty little daughter that we call mixie, and,
If you wanna get beat physically
It will be over in a minute if ya

So she told me to come over and I took that trip
And then then she pulled out my mushroom tip
And when it came out, it went drip drip drip
I didnt know she had the g.i. joe, kung foo grip

And it went - uhh
And the girl caress me down- uhh
And thats that lovin sound- it went uhh
And the girl caress me down- uhh
And thats that lovin sound

When I kiss mixie she makes me feel horny,
Cause Im the type of lover with the sensitivity,
When she kiss my neck and tickle me frenzy,
The right kind of lover on sunday morning.

En el otro lado es donde vivi,
(on the other side is where I lived (in the u.s.))
Con mi hijita, que se llama mixie,
(with my little daughter, whos name is mixie)
Y su hermana, si me quiere,
(and her sister, she really likes me)
Y ya horita, tenemos un bebe,
(and in a moment, well have a baby)

Sus padres sus tios me trataron matar
(your parents, your uncles tried to kill me)
But they did not get too far
Un poco despues tuve que regresar
(a little while later I had to come back)
Con un chingo de dinero
(with a shit load of money)
Cause you know Im a star

Me fui a costa rica
(I went to costa rica
)
Para tomar y sufear
(to drink and surf)
Placticaba con la rasa
(talking with the homies)
Cause they know who we are

Si no so dio cuenta
(if you didnt take notice)
Then I bet you never were
You must be a muneca
(you must be a sissy doll)
If your still standing still

And it went - uhh
And the girl caress me down- uhh
And thats that lovin sound- it went uhh
And the girl caress me down- uhh
And thats that lovin sound

Me gusta mi reggae,
(I like my reggae)
Me gusta punk rock,
(I like punk rock)
Pero la cosa que me gusta mas es panochita,
(but the thing I like most is pussy)

Ponga la nalga en la aire if you know who you are,
(put your ass in the air if you know who you are)
Ponga la nalga en la aire y empieza gritar,
(put your ass in the air and start to yell)

No tenga miedo, Im your papi,
(dont be scared, Im your dad..)
Take your chones, y les mandan a mi,
(take your panties and send them to me)
Levanta, levanta, tienes que gritar,
(get up, get up, you have to yell)
Levanta, levanta, tienes que bailar.
(get up, get up, you have to dance)

And it went - uhh
And the girl caress me down- uhh
And thats that lovin sound- it went uhh
And the girl caress me down- uhh
And thats that lovin sound

da croupier, Tuesday, 5 May 2009 17:52 (5 years ago) Permalink

I got in a fight once with a guy who insisted the song 'Summertime' from Porgy & Bess was a rip off of 'Doing Time.'

fillibustar superstar! (Abbott), Tuesday, 5 May 2009 17:52 (5 years ago) Permalink

oh no

Nasty British and Short (hmmmm), Tuesday, 5 May 2009 18:03 (5 years ago) Permalink

i hope you told him but good

I'm not some HOOS for someone's lust to snack on! (BIG HOOS aka the steendriver), Tuesday, 5 May 2009 18:03 (5 years ago) Permalink

Me gusta mi reggae,
(I like my reggae)
Me gusta punk rock,
(I like punk rock)
Pero la cosa que me gusta mas es panochita,
(but the thing I like most is pussy)

wau

the freakish wonder of nature that is "Beat Me" (HI DERE), Tuesday, 5 May 2009 18:09 (5 years ago) Permalink

it's like LFO booked a room at the Playboy Mansion.

I'm crossing over into enterprise (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Tuesday, 5 May 2009 18:10 (5 years ago) Permalink

and then were replaced by Insane Clown Posse

the freakish wonder of nature that is "Beat Me" (HI DERE), Tuesday, 5 May 2009 18:11 (5 years ago) Permalink

So she told me to come over and I took that trip
And then then she pulled out my mushroom tip
And when it came out, it went drip drip drip
I didnt know she had the g.i. joe, kung foo grip

my friend rico used to sing this over and over in high school

i like to fart and i am crazy (gbx), Tuesday, 5 May 2009 18:12 (5 years ago) Permalink

(he's white, btw, and not really named 'rico')

i like to fart and i am crazy (gbx), Tuesday, 5 May 2009 18:13 (5 years ago) Permalink

So she told me to come over and I took that trip
And then then she pulled out my mushroom tip
And when it came out, it went drip drip drip
I didnt know she had the g.i. joe, kung foo grip

is it just me or is this stanza screaming for a shot of penicillin

xp: lololol

the freakish wonder of nature that is "Beat Me" (HI DERE), Tuesday, 5 May 2009 18:13 (5 years ago) Permalink

The Wild Shirtless Lyrics of Mark Farner (C. Grisso/McCain), Tuesday, 5 May 2009 18:15 (5 years ago) Permalink

i still have no idea what the song "jailhouse" is about but i like it.

"Together we could rape the universe" (omar little), Tuesday, 5 May 2009 18:19 (5 years ago) Permalink

would at least consider seeing a tribute band named Sublime Clown Posse

joygoat, Tuesday, 5 May 2009 18:20 (5 years ago) Permalink

Me gusta mi reggae,
(I like my reggae)
Me gusta punk rock,
(I like punk rock)
Pero la cosa que me gusta mas es panochita,
(but the thing I like most is pussy)

TRUTH BOMB

butt-rock miyagi (rogermexico.), Tuesday, 5 May 2009 18:21 (5 years ago) Permalink

The singular sound of Sublime, alternately polished and rough and ready, finds stoner rock, rap, punk, and hip-hop funk blended with doses of ska, rock steady, dancehall, and every other pungent flavor of reggae. The result was a beautiful, warts-and-all brand of poetry - a powerful new blend of street sounds and party music. In Nowell, Sublime had an astounding singer and lyricist who created his own edgy but expressive underground vernacular. And in Eric Wilson and Bud Gaugh, Sublime was fortunate to have an agile, rock-solid rhythm section that could cover the entire musical waterfront. They were musical counterparts that created their own signature rhythmic foundation, creating the ultimate canvas for Nowell to embellish.[9]

What funky dudes; I'm voting for them. (cankles), Tuesday, 5 May 2009 18:21 (5 years ago) Permalink

i lold @ "pungent flavor"

I'm not some HOOS for someone's lust to snack on! (BIG HOOS aka the steendriver), Tuesday, 5 May 2009 18:28 (5 years ago) Permalink

would at least consider seeing a tribute band named Sublime Clown Posse

― joygoat, Tuesday, May 5, 2009 1:20 PM (8 minutes ago) Bookmark

COSIGN

i like to fart and i am crazy (gbx), Tuesday, 5 May 2009 18:29 (5 years ago) Permalink

Reggae 2 Dope

da croupier, Tuesday, 5 May 2009 18:33 (5 years ago) Permalink

Sublime Clown PFosse

loaded forbear (gabbneb), Tuesday, 5 May 2009 18:43 (5 years ago) Permalink

Sublime Clown Poussey

loaded forbear (gabbneb), Tuesday, 5 May 2009 18:43 (5 years ago) Permalink

are we just free-associating now

the freakish wonder of nature that is "Beat Me" (HI DERE), Tuesday, 5 May 2009 18:43 (5 years ago) Permalink

In honor of Nowell's lyrical skills.

Ned Raggett, Tuesday, 5 May 2009 18:50 (5 years ago) Permalink

Automatic thread bump. This poll is closing tomorrow.

System, Friday, 8 May 2009 23:01 (5 years ago) Permalink

are we just free-associating now

― the freakish wonder of nature that is "Beat Me" (HI DERE)

In honor of Nowell's lyrical skills.

― Ned Raggett

I just loled 4 realz.

I just wish he hadn't adopted the "ilxor" moniker (ilxor), Saturday, 9 May 2009 04:09 (5 years ago) Permalink

Automatic thread bump. This poll's results are now in.

System, Saturday, 9 May 2009 23:01 (5 years ago) Permalink

2 years pass...

holy hell this band

I'M THAT POSTA, AAAAAAAAAH (DJP), Monday, 30 April 2012 18:23 (2 years ago) Permalink

That's the way it had to be.
They locked him up and threw away the key.
Well, I can't take pity on men of his kind,
even though he now takes it in the behind.

why the hell was Hoos defending this song

I'M THAT POSTA, AAAAAAAAAH (DJP), Monday, 30 April 2012 18:27 (2 years ago) Permalink

One of the worst songs of all time, perhaps?

Badmotorfinger Debate Club (MFB), Monday, 30 April 2012 18:28 (2 years ago) Permalink

love is
what he got

Exile in lolville (Alfred, Lord Sotosyn), Monday, 30 April 2012 18:29 (2 years ago) Permalink

i think Wrong Way is worse

suidavyvan eht nioj (Whiney G. Weingarten), Monday, 30 April 2012 18:30 (2 years ago) Permalink

I SAID REMEMBER THAT

markers, Monday, 30 April 2012 18:30 (2 years ago) Permalink

Fuckin and fighting it's all the same
Livin' with Louie dog's the only way to stay sane

basically I could just giggle at these guys for hours

I'M THAT POSTA, AAAAAAAAAH (DJP), Monday, 30 April 2012 18:31 (2 years ago) Permalink

I have a theory that after Nowell died, the rest of the band bumped into Colin Meloy and The Decemberists were born

I'M THAT POSTA, AAAAAAAAAH (DJP), Monday, 30 April 2012 18:33 (2 years ago) Permalink

i do not possibly see where such a connection would come from, but ok. i mean, Meloy is the most horrible thing about The Decemberists, his backing band is p talented. much more so than the Sublime jokers.

heated debate over derpy hooves (jon /via/ chi 2.0), Monday, 30 April 2012 18:49 (2 years ago) Permalink


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