Best RHCP Album?

Discussion in 'Arts & Entertainment' started by Huayna Capac357, Jan 11, 2011.

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Which is your favorite Red Hot Chili Peppers' album?

Poll closed Oct 7, 2013.
  1. The Red Hot Chili Peppers (1984)

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  2. Freaky Styley (1985)

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  3. The Uplift Mofo Party Plan (1987)

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  4. Mother's Milk (1989)

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  5. Blood Sugar Sex Magik (1991)

    50.0%
  6. One Hot Minute (1995)

    3.6%
  7. Californication (1999)

    21.4%
  8. By the Way (2002)

    14.3%
  9. Stadium Arcadium (2006)

    3.6%
  10. Other (compilations, etc.) (Explain below)

    7.1%
  1. Huayna Capac357

    Huayna Capac357 Deity

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    The popular band the Red Hot Chili Peppers has a number of albums, most good, quite a few very good. I would like to know which one is your favorite album and why. What do I mean? I mean overall best; whether by artistic merit, entertainment value, or simply you like the most.
     
  2. warpus

    warpus In pork I trust

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    I am going to have to vote for BSSM, for many reasons, including 'under the bridge'
     
  3. Camikaze

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    By the Way is my favourite. It has so many good songs on it. I guess I'm more into that style that the style of BSSM, which is one of my least favourites.
     
  4. Narz

    Narz keeping it real

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    BSSM in the only album in history where every single track is friggin' amazing.

    They've managed to stay awesome for two+ decades now which is pretty amazing though. BSSM is my favorite though (the first album I ever got [my freind's hot sister made me a tape :love: ).
     
  5. azzaman333

    azzaman333 meh

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    By the Way just edges out Californication.
     
  6. Ozbenno

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    Except "Under the Bridge" which I've never liked. Any album that starts with a track as awesome as "Power of Equality" gets my vote :goodjob:
     
  7. Huayna Capac357

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    I think Under the Bridge is one of its best tracks. I've always liked the lyrics, anyways.
     
  8. Ozbenno

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    It is most people's fave RHCP track but I never got into it, don't know why. IIRC it was the 2nd single after 'Give It Away' and remember thinking that it was a poor choice and wouldn't ever amount to much. I think it was #1 on the singles chart about 2 weeks later :lol:
     
  9. cardgame

    cardgame Obsessively Opposed to the Typical

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    I much prefer Stadium Arcadium and By The Way to BSSM, and By The Way a bit more than Stadium Arcadium.
     
  10. Camikaze

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    The reason I don't like BSSM and prefer the later albums is that RHCP is not good when Anthony Kiedis is rapping rather than singing.
     
  11. Yoda Power

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    I think the albums after Californication are pretty weak compared to their earlier work.

    My favourite is One Hot Minute. It's not that popular, probably because it's not much like their other albums, but it contains really awesome melodies and lyrics.
     
  12. shadowplay

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    I have all their main albums - Californication is their tops for me. I prefer the melodic riffs and singing to the party atmosphere and funk that dominates Blood Sugar Sex Magik.
     
  13. Fetus4188

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    I'm going with Californication slightly ahead of BSSM. As above, I don't like the rapping feel of their earlier vocals. Nostalgia probably plays a role as well.
     
  14. Winston Hughes

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    BSSM is the best by some distance, but I like everything up to Mother's Milk, after which they veered towards middle-of-the-road tedium. Their latest stuff is just plain awful.
     
  15. Annex

    Annex Tyranny and Mutation

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    1) BSSM
    2) By the Way
    3) Stadium Arcadium
    4) Californication
    5) One Hot Minute
     
  16. cubsfan6506

    cubsfan6506 Got u

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    BSSM
    by the way
    One hot minute
    Californication-Although it does have some damn awful tracks.
    Freaky Styley
    Stadium Arcadium, Mothers Milk tied
    Uplift Mofo Party plan
    Red hot chili pepers
     
  17. west india man

    west india man Immortal

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    Nostalgia makes Californication win, though the Zephyr Song (Single) comes a close second in regards to nostalgia.
     
  18. cardgame

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    Zephyr Song is also in By The Way.
     
  19. west india man

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    But I don't listen to By the Way in general, just the Zephyr Song.
     

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