One day John and flea were smoking pot in the studio, and he looked into john's eyes and he knew he had lost him as a friend.
On the bus back to his apartment, he began humming and wrote a few lyrics to suit his mood, "I don't ever want to feel/like I did that day" he shows the comfort his home city (la "the city of angels") gave him in the line, "at least I have her now/the city she loves me"the bridge in the title is the one anthony went to to shoot up with mexican dealers and gang members this is one of the most beautiful, melodic and tragic songs about addiction, and it is consumated beautifully by the church choir at the end (not John f's mother! But if your Really cool you call them "The Peps" Heard a D J say that years ago.
It offered a compilation of bits from the Cameron Diaz/Smashing Pumpkins September 1998 episode before that episode had even finished.
Disappointed with the results of the production, vocalist Anthony Kiedis and bassist Flea replaced guitarist Jack Sherman with founding member Hillel Slovak, who had quit his band, What Is This? is the only Red Hot Chili Peppers album the original members recorded together.
Mother's Milk is the fourth studio album by American funk rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers, released on August 16, 1989, by EMI Records.
After the death of founding guitarist Hillel Slovak and subsequent departure of drummer Jack Irons, vocalist Anthony Kiedis and bassist Flea regrouped with the addition of guitarist John Frusciante and drummer Chad Smith.
The director of this video is Gus Van Sant who directed the 1991 movie my Own Private Idaho in which Flea had a small role in. This song saved my life, no, I didn't have a drug problem, I related it to other problems in my life. It's got their classic funk/punk/rap sound with the crazy bass slapping, but also the more melodic numbers like this song and I could have lied.
Flea's best friend River Phoenix was the leading actor in the movie and the band's song Transcending is about River and his death. It's very special to me, every time I hear it's rhythm it reminds me not to give up and that everything is going to be ok. Now days they've matured beyond the punk/funk thing, even when they try to emulate it on songs like Hump de Bump.