Everything - Hooch vs. LFO - Summer Girls vs. Crazy Town - Butterfly

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jakey mo collier (voodoo chili), Sunday, 4 August 2019 14:16 (eleven months ago) link

If I’m not mistaken they were from Virginia. I could be wrong but I think this because a friend of mine from college was hometown friends with them and was their tour manager for a while after graduation. During this time I was at NYU and they opened for Hootie so he got us in for free. My dad’s best friends are really close with DR and all the BF because they went to college with them so after the show I would up hanging out a bit with some of the guys I knew and DR and I remember my very very stoned friends standing there looking at me like Dude, is she talking to Hootie? I hate all these songs but that was one of the weirdest nights of my life so everything have a special place in my heart.

Benson and the Jets (ENBB), Sunday, 4 August 2019 14:31 (eleven months ago) link

That should have said my dad’s best friends sons are close with HatBF not my dad’s best friend. That would be weird.

Benson and the Jets (ENBB), Sunday, 4 August 2019 14:33 (eleven months ago) link

Just remembered they also played a party my college friend threw at our small school Upstate and they were really nice guys.

Benson and the Jets (ENBB), Sunday, 4 August 2019 14:34 (eleven months ago) link

can i just:

The birds and bees will sing
The jams begin to ring
The good vibes flow from me to you

Vape Store (crüt), Sunday, 4 August 2019 18:45 (eleven months ago) link

i'd much rather listen to hootie than any of these songs btw

Vape Store (crüt), Sunday, 4 August 2019 18:45 (eleven months ago) link

Automatic thread bump. This poll is closing tomorrow.

System, Wednesday, 14 August 2019 00:01 (ten months ago) link

i laugh whenever i think of the name "lyte funkie ones" so i guess i'll vote that

Vape Store (crüt), Wednesday, 14 August 2019 01:28 (ten months ago) link

Everything are from VA. my station played "Hooch" a LOT and before I even knew they were local, I suspected they were, given the song was one of those bland, low-effort songs that only gets play cuz the band has local fans. This is the first time I realized the song was bigger than our area, which is baffling. I don't think I've heard it since the last century

Vinnie, Wednesday, 14 August 2019 03:34 (ten months ago) link

I have no recollection of ever hearing “hooch” in my life. The Sugar Ray comparison is otm. I don’t hate it but it’s sort of unremarkable. LFO also kind of reminds me of Sugar Ray. I feel like ‘crazy town’ is the odd one in here.

Come to think of it I don’t hate either of these three songs but I also have no desire to ever listen to them again.

✖✖✖ (Moka), Wednesday, 14 August 2019 04:17 (ten months ago) link

All three songs are dumb. "Hooch" is the dumbest.

"Summer Girls" is overrated, but it's good and dumb.

"Butterfly" wins my vote because I will never dislike the Flea sample.

billstevejim, Wednesday, 14 August 2019 05:42 (ten months ago) link

Hooch is dumb masquerading as merely mediocre. A true lowering of the bar.

Summer girls is dumb, but knows it's dumb, which is the next best thing to being stupid on purpose.

The Pretty Little Ditty sample in Butterfly always pisses me off, because that's probably the best RHCP song (both on its own as an objectively pretty little ditty, and by virtue of the Keidis Omission). Plus every time I hear it I can't help but imagine the thousands of seductions that have been set to this tune. It doesn't matter that it is totally bad; "Sexy, sexy pretty little thing/fierce nipple pierce/you got me sprung with your tongue ring" is enough to turn up the heat for some. At the meat market. At the frat party. On the way home from seeing American Pie in the back of a 1996 Chevy Cavalier. I want people to enjoy their sexuality. I want people to listen to stupid popular songs. But this combination just makes me squirm.

☮ (peace, man), Wednesday, 14 August 2019 08:42 (ten months ago) link

All this talk about "Butterfly" piqued my curiosity enough to finally listen to the song, and...
of right, I've heard this a million times, but for some reason I always assumed this was Limp Bizkit.

Now I guess I have to go listen to LFO for completeness...
and, wow, those lyrics are somethin else. This is the best of the batch by a country mile. It's basically a Kidz Bop re-write of LL Cool J's "I Need Love", with a whole slew of non-sequiters to pad out the rhyme scheme. Respect.

enochroot, Wednesday, 14 August 2019 18:45 (ten months ago) link

No, my friend, this is the Bizkit


Come and Rock Me, Hot Potatoes (Old Lunch), Wednesday, 14 August 2019 18:55 (ten months ago) link

Butterfly is clearly the best

ILX’s bad boy (D-40), Wednesday, 14 August 2019 19:50 (ten months ago) link

cant wait to find out which one of these three gems got the freshy freshy

“Hakuna Matata,” a nihilist philosophy (One Eye Open), Wednesday, 14 August 2019 19:51 (ten months ago) link

Please don't wait if you find yourself overcome with the urge to get real or heavy.

Come and Rock Me, Hot Potatoes (Old Lunch), Wednesday, 14 August 2019 19:55 (ten months ago) link

"Hooch" is on the soundtracks for both Scrubs and The Waterboy.

Pauline Male (Eric H.), Wednesday, 14 August 2019 20:01 (ten months ago) link

I wasn't going to vote but I suddenly got scared that "Butterfly" wouldn't win

brigadier pudding (DJP), Wednesday, 14 August 2019 20:06 (ten months ago) link

You would vote against fierce nipple pierce you got me sprung with your tongue ring?

Vape Store (crüt), Wednesday, 14 August 2019 20:26 (ten months ago) link

thinking about all three of these songs in succession has activated some kind of ptsd

untuned mass damper (mh), Wednesday, 14 August 2019 20:52 (ten months ago) link

Poll at last fulfills its intended purpose.

Come and Rock Me, Hot Potatoes (Old Lunch), Wednesday, 14 August 2019 21:13 (ten months ago) link

"Butterfly" def my 'favourite' of these. Had no memory of "Hooch" even though I know I've seen that season of Scrubs more than once.

All along there is the sound of feedback (Sund4r), Wednesday, 14 August 2019 21:28 (ten months ago) link

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

System, Thursday, 15 August 2019 00:01 (ten months ago) link

lol hooch

El Tomboto, Thursday, 15 August 2019 00:49 (ten months ago) link

The hooch brings you back
I ain't tellin' you no lie

☮ (peace, man), Thursday, 15 August 2019 01:25 (ten months ago) link

nine months pass...

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