Freakalude
Basement Jaxx Lyrics


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Hehe hehe he...
What is freaky?
Freaky is a... a whole lot of magic bottled up,
In one little space.

It just needs to escape!
But you know what?
I don't call it freaky...
...I call it FUNKY...





Overall Meaning

The lyrics to Basement Jaxx's song Freakalude exude a certain understanding of what it means to be funky. The repeated 'hehe hehe' in the beginning of the song sets a playful tone that embodies the spirit of funk. The lyrics speak to the idea that being 'freaky' is really just a form of magic that resides within a person and needs to be given the freedom to escape.


The song is an ode to funk music and its infectious grooves that make one want to dance. It highlights the concept that the essence of funk is being able to embrace one's own 'freakiness' and showcase it proudly. While some may perceive this trait as unusual, there is something positively enchanting about it, as emphasized by the strong beat throughout the song.


Ultimately, Basement Jaxx's Freakalude is about how embracing one's unique qualities with confidence and enthusiasm can actually be a fun and funky experience. The track is an invitation to let go of inhibitions and embrace the magic of music.


Line by Line Meaning

Hehe hehe he...
The singer is chuckling to themselves.


What is freaky?
The singer is questioning the meaning of the word 'freaky.'


Freaky is a... a whole lot of magic bottled up,
The singer defines 'freaky' as an abundance of inexplicable inspiration that is cooped up in one little space.


In one little space.
The artist emphasizes that this magic is being confined in a small area.


It just needs to escape!
The artist believes that the magic needs to be freed from its confinement.


But you know what?
The singer poses a rhetorical question to the listener.


I don't call it freaky...
The singer doesn't agree with labeling this phenomenon as 'freaky.'


...I call it FUNKY...
The artist prefers to describe it as something groovy and uplifting, rather than strange or unusual.




Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group
Written by: DERRICK LA MONTE CARTER, FELIX MAJOR BUXTON, SIMON RATCLIFFE

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