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The alt-rock legends shatter all preconceptions with the idiosyncratic, unabashedly pretty By the Way. A lot of the credit goes to John Frusciante, whose puzzle-like fretwork, soulful eccentricity, and doo-wop backing vocals are all over this dazzler. “Universally Speaking” is psych-infused power pop laced with Beatles-esque harmonies; “Dosed,” meanwhile, is a delicate ballad featuring Anthony Kiedis’ honeyed falsetto. Perhaps the single most delightful moment arrives with “Tear,” a rippling meditation on life replete with warm electric piano.

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Pure Silver & Gold

I want to say it's my favorite album of all time, but who knows what they'll do next. This album is just pure silver and gold. I would recommend this to people who loved Californication and Stadium Arcadium. Trust me every track is amazing. 10/10

BTW... It's their best

I had the privilege to spend my adolescence listening to the one of the greatest periods of music. This album is one my favorites of all time. Sure, I could have just copied this album, but it's worth buying again years later just to relive some of the best times in my life.

Simply beautiful!

This to me, is one of the most beautiful songs ever written. The amazing music is simplistic, yet powerful; the warm ,touching lyrics of love and loss. Everything about this song is amazing! RCHP: the greatest band of all time!

Biography

Formed: 1983 in Los Angeles, CA

Genre: Alternative

Years Active: '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

Few rock groups of the '80s broke down as many musical barriers and were as original as the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Creating an intoxicating new musical style by combining funk and punk rock together (with an explosive stage show to boot), the Chili Peppers spawned a slew of imitators in their wake, but still managed to be the leaders of the pack by the dawn of the 21st century. The roots of the band lay in a friendship forged by three school chums, Anthony Kiedis, Michael Balzary, and Hillel Slovak,...
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