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Take a Walk, Oktober (Love Song) - Various - Exclusive Alternatives (The Best Of Funky Alternatives) (CD). Urge Overkill. Mark Eitzel. The self-titled first album was a success and included three top 10 charting alternative hits. The second album The Colour and the Shape did even better breaking into the album chart top 10 and including the top 3 alternative hit "Everlong.
The song was written in the wake of Dave Grohl's breakup with Oktober (Love Song) - Various - Exclusive Alternatives (The Best Of Funky Alternatives) (CD) girlfriend Jennifer Youngblood.
He was falling for Louise Post of the band Veruca Salt when he wrote the lyrics. It also broke into the top 20 on the UK pop singles chart. Foo Fighters have become one of the most consistently successful bands on the alternative chart. It didn't win, but the band later won the award four times. It is an alternative school attended by the group's founder John Wozniak.
The group's self-titled debut album included one of the biggest pop one-hit wonders of all time. The lead single "Sex and Candy" quickly caught the attention of alternative rock audiences.
It was celebrated for revealing a softer, more gentle side of alternative rock. It also reached the top 10 on the pop chart. The group's self-titled debut album broke into the top 25 of the album chart and earned a platinum certification for sales. The group were originally known simply as Blink, but when an Irish band of the same name threatened to take them to court, they added the Oktober (Love Song) - Various - Exclusive Alternatives (The Best Of Funky Alternatives) (CD) no particular meaning.
The group's first two albums had limited success, but the song "All the Small Things" helped turn their third Enema Of the State into a hit. The production was put together by Jerry Finn in a deliberate effort to come up with a catchy single. The effort worked. Enema of the State also broke into the top Red Hot Chili Peppers are one of the most successful alternative rock groups of all time.
They have sold more than eighty million albums worldwide. The album Californication was the group's third consecutive top 10 charting release. It featured the return of guitarist John Frusciante replacing Dave Navarro. It also marked a shift in the band's sound to a more melodic rock sound and lyrical concerns beyond the highly sexual material of the past.
The song spent a then-record of sixteen consecutive weeks at the top of the alternative chart. The slide guitar solos in the song were celebrated by critics. Californication reached 3 on the album chart and was certified multi-platinum for sales. The duo White Stripes were critically acclaimed from the release of their first studio album, and that reputation only grew with each successive release.
The duo said the guitar riff used in "Seven Nation Army" was being saved in case White Stripes were ever asked to do a James Bond theme song. It soared to 1 on the alternative chart and became the first White Stripes song to reach the Billboard Hot peaking at Alternative rock band Linkin Park soared into the charts with their debut album Hybrid Theory released in It peaked at 2 on the album chart and became one of the top 10 selling albums in the US of the decade.
After it generated three top 5 charting alternative hit singles, expectations were high for the follow up studio album Meteora in Linkin Park did not disappoint. It also reached the top 5 at mainstream pop radio and the album Meteora topped the album chart. English rock band Muse have become one of the world's most commercially successful rock bands.
They did not have any major hit singles in the US until their fifth studio album The Resistance in The previous album, 's Black Holes and Revelationswas a Oktober (Love Song) - Various - Exclusive Alternatives (The Best Of Funky Alternatives) (CD) 10 hit on the album chart.
Muse led off The Resistance with the towering, martial single "Uprising. Bad Brains invented a fearsome combination of reggae, funk, punk and metal, knocking out a blistering attack that seemed to cover all bases with no apparent effort.
Although the band were fuelled by inner tensions singer HR experienced drug problems later in his careerthey managed to have a relatively long career before imploding in the 90s, and this album was their finest hour. While Sacred Love was a red-herring step into soulful tenderness, dub-laced freakouts such as I Against I and House Of Suffering were both crushingly heavy and ferociously funky.
Few bands could equal Bad Brains when they were on form. Led by guitarist Vernon Reid, a jazz player, funk giant and shredder, and fronted by Corey Glover, Living Colour made an immediate splash with their debut album Vivid. Part of this was due to their fluorescent trousers, but the rest was down to massive songs such as Cult Of Personality and the pop anthem Glamour Boys.
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