Red Hot Chili Peppers - Freaky Styley
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Based on 79 ratings
1985 Ratings: #39
August 16, 1985 / Release Date
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EMI / Label
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Space Vacation
Thirty Dirty Birds
Sittin on the curb--
Chirpin' and Burpin'
and eatin' dirty Earth worms...
When along came Herbie; from 33rd and 3rd--
Saw the Thirty Dirty Birds,
sittin' on the curb--
Chirpin' and Burpin'
and eatin' dirty Earth worms...
Boy... was he disturbed.

Very sentimental to me. Had a best friend who loved this album in Grade 9. Good times.
The 80s wasn't an easy time for the Peppers. Their first few albums are dominated by a sound that could only be described as trippy, early rap-rock with funky elements thrown in there for good measure. Their debut album wasn't a particularly successful effort and while this second LP mostly continues on the same track, there are some great diamonds I will find myself returning to in the future. The early Peppers are at their peak in their more playful songs, with strong melodies and hooky ... read more
Who gives a fuck about this
Jungle Man - 5/10
Hollywood (Africa) - 7/10
American Ghost Dance - 7/10
If You Want Me to Stay - 8/10
Nevermind - 5/10
Freaky Styley - 5/10
Blackeyed Blonde - 8/10
The Brothers Cup - 7/10
Battleship - 6/10
Lovin' and Touchin' - NOT RATED INTERLUDE
Catholic School Girls Rule - 6/10
Sex Rap - 4/10
Thirty Dirty Birds - NOT RATED INTERLUDE
Yertle the Turtle - 7/10

Overall Rating: 75 out of 120 = 63%
With George Clinton on the wheel, they embrace funk as an experience but they still are miles from their hearts.
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Track List

  1. Jungle Man
  2. Hollywood (Africa)
  3. American Ghost Dance
  4. If You Want Me to Stay
  5. Nevermind
  6. Freaky Styley
  7. Blackeyed Blonde
  8. The Brothers Cup
  9. Battleship
  10. Lovin' and Touchin'
  11. Catholic School Girls Rule
  12. Sex Rap
  13. Thirty Dirty Birds
  14. Yertle the Turtle  
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