Sick Love
Red Hot Chili Peppers Lyrics


Say goodbye to Oz and everything you own
California dreamin' is a Pettibon
LA's screaming you're my home
Vanity is blasted but it's rarely fair
I could smell the Prozac in your pretty hair
Got a lot of friends, but is anyone there

I don't know but it's been said
Your heart is stronger than your head
And this location is my home

Stick 'n move you're living in a quick world
Got a heavy laugh for such a tiny girl
Born into it that's for sure

Rivers get connected so much stronger than expected, well
Sick love comes to wash us away
Prisons of perspective
How your vision gets corrected and
Sick love is my modern cliché

People talk and tell you what you want to hear
Do you really need another souvenir
Super heroes tend to disappear
Fame is just a trick you see an empty glass
Leave you feeling thirsty and so very fast
Chase your tail my baby it'll be your last

I don't know but it's been said
Your heart is stronger than your head
And this location is my home

Rivers get connected so much stronger than expected, well
Sick love comes to wash us away
Prisons of perspective
How your vision gets corrected and
Sick love is my modern cliché

Rivers get connected so much stronger than expected, well
Sick love comes to wash us away
Prisons of perspective
How your vision gets corrected and
Sick love is my modern cliché

Openly defective is the lover you elected and
A portrait she was bound to portray

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group
Written by: JOSH ADAM KLINGHOFFER, CHAD SMITH, MICHAEL PETER BALZARY, ELTON JOHN, BERNARD J.P. TAUPIN, ANTHONY KIEDIS

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Most interesting comments from YouTube:

Theresa L. Dowling

@Albany Bates He adopts a teasing, bitter English accent: “Y’know, steak ’n’ kidney pie is not really me favourite…

“I think that sooner or later, though, it’s inevitable that we will conquer England, as well as Scotland, Ireland and the rest of the world.”

This without a hint of an exclamation mark in his voice.

“It’s very much like the long-term process of making love to somebody: you start off with the foreplay, you kiss them and you suck their neck and you titillate their sensory areas with your fingertips, with the first couple of records.

“Maybe you start giving them head with the third record, then you finally slip it in for the fourth. That’s essentially what we’ve done with our career up to this point.

“ ‘Mother’s Milk’ was incredibly well received in America. Basically, we’re still involved in the foreplay section with the rest of the world, since they didn’t really get our first two records.”

SEX… IT ALL comes back to sex with this guy. Almost as soon as we met, Kiedis told me he was on a ‘sex diet’. And he has the love-bites – one either side of the jugular – to prove it.

“I’ve got a new girlfriend. She’s 18 years old and demands rigorous sexual activity several times a day.”

For those of us who need to know, Kiedis’ sex diet consists of “no fattening foods, lots of protein, and a lot of exercise before and after you eat. Basically, you just can’t afford to have an ounce of fat because a sexual diet is for performance.

“But it’s also for aesthetics: she’s a model and she’s quite perfect in her physical structure.”

So is this lurve, Anthony?

Love is a word taken much too seriously sometimes,” he says enigmatically. “People are afraid to say they love somebody, but the fact if I do love her. I’m not gonna marry her and I’m not gonna dedicate my whole life to her, because I need to devote time to myself and to my music.

“But she understands. I just broke up with the girl that I lived with for two years. To get out of the frying pan and to go straight into the fire would be stupid right now. We’ve decided we’re gonna be blatantly honest about our feelings, at risk of hurting each other.

“But I do love her and she loves me. She’s the biggest sexual genius I’ve encountered in the last 10 years…”

HE STRIKES a post-coital pose and lights a cigarette. Excluding sex, smoking is his one remaining vice. “My guitar player (John Frusciante) is such an avid smoker, and he really loves the quality it gives my voice, the raspiness.

“But he’s the kind of guy who was heartbroken to find out that John Waters, his favourite film-maker, had quit smoking at the age of 44.”

Once upon a time, of course, smoking a cigarette was the least of Kiedis’ problems. Heroin abuse, alcoholism, both had threatened to take him over for much of the band’s seven-year career. Then his guitarist, friend and co-conspirator in the twilight world of drug addiction, Hillel Slovak, died.

“Like me, Hillel had the disease of drug addiction,” Kiedis says, not flinching. “He didn’t die of an overdose; he died from having a disease.

“No one wanted to accept that this young man with so much to offer was just gone, you know, wiped out in a second.

“But in a strange way, we found strength from that. It forced me to make a choice. I could either join Hillel or I could try and finish my life.

“I’ve been completely off all alcohol and drugs for 21 months now. I mean, completely. I don’t drink or use any more.

“But I don’t do it by myself. Hillel tried to do it by himself and he died. I do it with the help of other addicts that have cleaned up. That’s the only way I know how to deal with it.”

A NEW Red Hot Chili Peppers single, ‘Taste The Pain’, the third to be taken from the excellent ‘Mother’s Milk’ collection, is released by EMI to tie in with the UK shows.

A new video, directed by Alex Winter (the weedy blond guy in ‘Bill And Ted’s Excellent Adventure’), has already been shot, and features, says Kiedis with obvious satisfaction, “some very twisted images of pain and brutal reality. It’s impossible to describe. There’s a sense of surrealism to it all as well.”

When he’s not devouring his new girlfriend, Kiedis says he likes to spend his spare time reading (Bukowski is a big favourite, as is Capote, Hesse, Bach); listening to music (“Sex Packets’ by the Digital Underground is a current favourite, he tells me).

But mostly, he has sex, he insists. Well, it’s a hobby, I suppose…

While still discussing his sex diet and all the exercise involved, I enquire how often Kiedis lifts weights?

No, no weights,” he says.

I look surprised. Where did you get those big arms from then, I asked him?

“Sex,” he replied.

No way! What does he do, carry them around over his head before he gets them into bed?

At last, he allows himself a small chuckle, amused by my puffing and blowing, my envy and disbelief.

“The only exercise I ever get, unless I force myself to do push-ups, is sex and onstage. Stage is the cardio-vascular scenario, you know; an hour-and-a-half running around every night. That’s a perfect exercise.

“And sex. You’d be surprised. I mean, if you’re holding yourself up above a girl for any length of time… you know, utilizing your pelvis or whatever. Don’t you feel pumped up after you have sex?” he asks, face a perfect mask of sincerity.

Outside, it’s stopped raining…



Theresa L. Dowling

Did you know that three of the guys in RHCP have been arrested or convicted of sex crimes, and Anthony Keidis is a child rapist according to his autobiography but was never charged?  UPI ARCHIVES APRIL 3, 1990

Singer Anthony Kiedis convicted of sexual battery, indecent exposure



FAIRFAX, Va. -- The lead singer of the rock group Red Hot Chili Peppers was convicted Tuesday of sexual battery and indecent exposure after a concert in suburban Washington, D.C.

Anthony Kiedis, 27, of Los Angeles, was accused of touching a woman's face with his penis after a concert at George Mason University in Fairfax County on April 21, 1989.

The woman, a student at GMU who served on the university's program board, said the incident occurred outside the band's dressing room after the concert.

Circuit Court jurors recommended that Kiedis be fined $1,000 on each charge. He could have received up to 60 days in jail.

Judge Michael McWeeny set sentencing for Friday. Under Virginia law, McWeeny can impose the jury's recommendation or reduce it, but he cannot increase it.

The Circuit Court trial was an appeal of a ruling by a lower court judge, who found Kiedis guilty of both charges and sentenced him to 60 days in jail.

Kiedis denied ever touching the woman but others said they saw the incident and a band member admitted he made an encouraging statement.

Fans of the rock band, whose music is described as 'white funk,' packed the courtroom during the two days of testimony.

The band's latest album, 'Mother's Milk,' includes the hit songs 'Knock Me Down,' and a remake of the Stevie Wonder tune 'Higher Ground.'

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2 IN BAND ARRESTED AFTER ATTACKING FAN



March 17, 1990


Shirish Date Of The Sentinel Staff

THE ORLANDO SENTINEL




True to their name, the Red Hot Chili Peppers were hot - so hot that they trashed their stage, then jumped into the crowd to manhandle a bikini-clad woman during an MTV taping on the beach.

Police weren't amused.

Neither was MTV, which threw the band off the set. And neither was the 20-year-old Virginia woman, who filed charges against two band members.

Defenders of the Red Hot Chili Peppers say Wednesday afternoon's episode at an MTV taping was just part of its image, which sometimes includes taking the stage wearing nothing more than strategically placed socks or diapers.



Maybe. But early Friday morning, the Volusia County Beach Rangers decided that arresting bass guitarist Flea and drummer Chad Smith and charging them with lascivious behavior, battery and disorderly conduct were part of the rangers' image.

"I'm not going to put up with it," said Ranger Chief Jon Kirvan, hours after arresting half the band's members about 1 a.m. Friday after a concert at the Marriott Hotel. "That could be your daughter."

Wednesday's melee took place during MTV's taping for its Club MTV dance program. The band was lip-syncing the song "Knock Me Down" when Flea - whose real name is Michael Balzary - started banging his bass guitar against Chad Smith's drum kit, according to police, who seemed to have a tough time making sense of the punk band's show.

"At the end of a set, the band members started jumping around on stage, pushing microphones to the stage floor, swinging instruments around, knocking over the drums and making a comment about the police that was not fully heard by this writer," wrote Daytona police Sgt. Robert Grim.

"One of the band members with a shaved-type head with a multicolored bush of hair centered on top of his head picked up a white female victim, placing her over his shoulders," Grim wrote.

Smith joined Flea, and pulled the woman's bathing suit bottom partially off and started slapping her buttocks, according to Beach Ranger Guy Grasso's report.

At that point, the woman fell to the sand, only to have Flea kneel atop her, start grabbing at her, and demand that she perform oral sex on him, Grasso's report said.

MTV security pulled Flea off and escorted him and Smith off property of the Texan Motel, MTV's base during spring break.



Kirvan said his officers talked to the woman Thursday and got arrest warrants Thursday night from Circuit Judge Robert Miller.

"Last night after their performance - if you want to call it that - we served the warrants and arrested them," Kirvan said. "If somebody assaults somebody, we're going to do something."

Flea, 26, was charged with battery, disorderly conduct and solicitation to commit an unnatural and lascivious act and released on $2,000 bail. Smith, 28, was charged with battery and released on $1,000 bail. All the charges are misdemeanors.

Neither Flea nor Smith could be reached for comment Friday.

The woman declined comment.



This band had charges in 3 states in 1996 for sex crimes against women employed to work at their concerts ( It was on MTV America News)==



Vishal Kabdwal

Say goodbye to Oz and everything you own
California dreamin' is a Pettibon
LA's screaming you're my home
Vanity is blasted but it's rarely fair
I could smell the Prozac in your pretty hair
Got a lot of friends, but is anyone there

I don't know but it's been said
Your heart is stronger than your head
And this location is my home

Stick 'n move you're living in a quick world
Got a heavy laugh for such a tiny girl
Born into it that's for sure

Rivers get connected so much stronger than expected, well
Sick love comes to wash us away
Prisons of perspective
How your vision gets corrected and
Sick love is my modern cliché

People talk and tell you what you want to hear
Do you really need another souvenir
Super heroes tend to disappear
Fame is just a trick you see an empty glass
Leave you feeling thirsty and so very fast
Chase your tail my baby it'll be your last

I don't know but it's been said
Your heart is stronger than your head
And this location is my home

Rivers get connected so much stronger than expected, well
Sick love comes to wash us away
Prisons of perspective
How your vision gets corrected and
Sick love is my modern cliché

Rivers get connected so much stronger than expected, well
Sick love comes to wash us away
Prisons of perspective
How your vision gets corrected and
Sick love is my modern cliché

Openly defective is the lover you elected and
A portrait she was bound to portray



Luca Camargo

El amor enfermizo en mi cliché moderno.
Un día te miras al espejo y pensás ¿quien soy? ¿que quiero ser? ¿porque haces lo que haces? Y de tanto pensar, te das cuenta que quizás eso no es lo que importa, sino que te movés, de acuerdo a lo que te dicta el corazón.
ves a todas las personas LOCAS por tener una vida de película, vivir en california y tener una vida fácil, y al final están "persiguiendo su propia cola"
Miras la televisión y en todos los canales escupen mierda y publicidad, te venden el mejor shampoo, el mejor dentífrico, un estereotipo de como deberías ser y lo que deberías usar. Ves como tus amigos y hablan de ello y de los productos que vieron en la TV te los recomiendan y entre ellos compiten por ser el mas lindo, el que mejor se viste o se cuida o al que mejor le va en la vida, o el que tiene la novia mas "Linda".
Y al final caminas por las por la calle solo, pensando, ¿porque todo es así? ¿porque a todos les importa lo mismo? ¿ o porque soy tan diferente solamente por no dejarme llevar por la televisión o los modelos de estereotipos que te venden? si yo soy feliz así y de nuevo te preguntas ¿debería ser parte de todo este circo?
Pero un día encontrás a una persona que se siente un extraterrestre como vos y te aferras, te enfermas. Porque a esa persona no le importa lo feo que te reís o hablas, si tenes el físico ideal o la sonrisa perfecta ni los defectos que tenes desde que naciste, los que vienen con vos.
Y ahí nace el amor enfermizo, donde te encerrás, desapareces, donde no importan los amigos, si el mundo se cae o lo que pase alrededor, solamente haces lo que te gusta y te hace sentir bien con vos mismo.
y ahí cuando estas des-actualizado y desconectado de todo es cuando te das cuenta que el "amor enfermizo vino para arrastrarnos", muchos dicen que el amor enfermizo es malo, pero al final es cuestión de perspectivas.
Ya no importa ser alguien, ya no importa lo que la gente hable de vos, tampoco viajar a los mejores lugares porque los monumentos del mundo son solo eso, monumentos, los superheroes desaparecen, las superestrellas no existen, son solo personas. ya te da igual tener la sonrisa perfecta, ni el mejor pelo del mundo.
Porque con esa persona sabes que te podes comer al mundo y ya no importa lo que los demás piensen porque la persona que elegiste amar te voló la cabeza y ahora solamente pensás con el corazón, y ahí, cuando tu cabeza exploto te olvidas del mundo y de las personas. Sos feliz de a dos, uno no funciona sin el otro porque así es el amor enfermizo, necesitas al otro para estar contento, feliz, o reírte de algo por que el mundo exterior te aburre.
y cuando ves a la persona que elegiste amar, tan descerebrada como vos, tan loca, tan "abiertamente defectuosa" es un retrato que ella estaba destinada a representar.



Fiamma Villegas

Say goodbye to Oz and everything you own
California dreamin' is a Pettibon
LA's screaming you're my home
Vanity is blasted but it's rarely fair
I could smell the Prozac in your pretty hair
Got a lot of friends, but is anyone there

I don't know but it's been said
Your heart is stronger than your head
And this location is my home

Stick n move you're living in a quick world
Got a heavy laugh for such a tiny girl
Born into it that's for sure

Rivers get connected, so much stronger than expected well
Sick love comes to wash us away
Prisons of perspective, how your vision gets corrected and
Sick love is my modern cliche

People talk and tell you what you want to hear
Do you really need another souvenir
Super heroes tend to disappear
Fame is just a trick you see an empty glass
Leave you feeling thirsty and so very fast
Chase your tail my baby it'll be your last

I don't know but it's been said
Your heart is stronger than your head
And this location is my home

Rivers get connected so much stronger than expected well
Sick love comes to wash us away
Prisons of perspective, how your vision gets corrected and
Sick love is my modern cliche

Rivers get connected so much stronger than expected well
Sick love comes to wash us away
Prisons of perspective, how your vision gets corrected and
Sick love is my modern cliche

Openly defective is the lover you elected and
A portrait she was bound to portray



Celia Martínez

THE LYRICS YOU WERE SEARCHING FOR:
Say goodbye to Oz and everything you own
California dreamin' is a Pettibon
LA's screaming you're my home
Vanity is blasted but it's rarely fair
I could smell the Prozac in your pretty hair
Got a lot of friends, but is anyone there
I don't know but it's been said
Your heart is stronger than your head
And this location is my home
Stick 'n move you're living in a quick world
Got a heavy laugh for such a tiny girl
Born into it that's for sure
Rivers get connected so much stronger than expected, well
Sick love comes to wash us away
Prisons of perspective
How your vision gets corrected and
Sick love is my modern cliché
People talk and tell you what you want to hear
Do you really need another souvenir
Super heroes tend to disappear
Fame is just a trick you see an empty glass
Leave you feeling thirsty and so very fast
Chase your tail my baby it'll be your last
I don't know but it's been said
Your heart is stronger than your head
And this location is my home
Rivers get connected so much stronger than expected, well
Sick love comes to wash us away
Prisons of perspective
How your vision gets corrected and
Sick love is my modern cliché
Rivers get connected so much stronger than expected, well
Sick love comes to wash us away
Prisons of perspective
How your vision gets corrected and
Sick love is my modern cliché
Openly defective is the lover you elected and
A portrait she was bound to portray



Hara R

0:13 - Elton John, as pianist for this song
0:19 - Taxi, maybe "By the way"
0:25 - Aeroplane
0:32 - Dosed
0:35 - My friends ("my friends are so depressed..")
0:51 - Purple stain (purple letters on holywood) ('Cause we all live in Hollywood...")
0:57 - Soul to squeeze (circus, clowns)
1:01 - Annie wants a baby (annie finally got her baby)
1:07 - Under the bridge
1:54 - Sir psycho sexy (" Deep inside, the garden of eden")
2:37 - Dani california (on wallpaper girl on horse)

These are mine suggestions for this "puzzle video", anyone more suggestions?



All comments from YouTube:

Wa sser

My favorite song from the album. Josh couldn´t replace John and John can´t replace Josh. Both are very talented and unique human beings

Nansy Pansy

Agreed!

Ohad Aharoni

!

FuєGO dIeĞo

Yep

Mr. FunnyMan

I'm glad Frusciante is back he's probably my favorite guitarist but this song is also one of my faves and im gonna miss josh... Also John better play the josh songs or I'll be muy disappointed

Dean the bean

For real man, I kinda have mixed feelings about John being back, I of course love the songs he's in and wrote but Josh really seemed to fit in with their newer style in my opinion, he really started to grow on me

JosemA Vivas

As john played Hillel's songs at first he wil play te more popular Josh's songs in my opinion. they're all RHCP songs!

tuhu andrey

John is John..he play with his heart. He play what he wants to play,not what he have to,thats just the way he is..
But if John really willing to play some of the getaway song,that would be awesome and make me love him more.

Matt Jones

Not a chance John will play anything written by Klinghoffer, baring in mind they'll be playing tracks mostly from the new album, there's actually alot of tracks they've never played live still from when John was in the back the first and second time around, would be cool to see them play some of them!

justsome guy

@Kate G WINNING

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