Bathwater (4:01)

Cover of The Singles 1992-2003

From The Singles 1992-2003 and 16 other releases

“Bathwater” is a pop song written by Tom Dumont, Tony Kanal, and Gwen Stefani for No Doubt’s fourth studio album Return of Saturn. It was released as the album’s fourth and final single on November 14, 2000. The song was written in only ten minutes, opening with slow New Orleans funeral brass and Adrian Young as a human beat-box. The lyrics discuss overcoming insecurities about a relationship with adoration. The lyric “to wash in your old bathwater” means accepting a lover’s faults.

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  • Cure1980

    Grazy Dancemusic like Steam Punk with Ska influences..

    27 Mar 2:21am Reply
  • silversurfer250

    The song was written in only ten minutes, opening with slow New Orleans funeral brass and Adrian Young as a human beat-box. The lyrics discuss overcoming insecurities about a relationship with adoration. The lyric "to wash in your old bathwater" means accepting a lover's faults http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bathwater

    8 Mar 8:51pm Reply
  • Gahbs_

    This might me my favorite song from them, the lyrics are so true.

    25 Jan 1:56pm Reply
  • marcoant_w

    my jam

    29 Jun 2013 Reply
  • Gahbs_

    CAUSE I LOVE TO WASH IN YOUR OLD BATHWATER I LOVE TO THINK THAT YOU COULDN'T LOVE ANOTHER, I CAN'T HELP IT YOU'RE MY KIND OF MAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAN!!!!!!!!! <333333

    25 Jan 2013 Reply
  • begborrownsteal

    "Why do the good girls... always want the bad boys?" [4]

    25 Jul 2012 Reply
  • mh_raul

    @zmaster89 - I wouldn't call that No Doubt. I'd call that Gwen Stefani (featuring some other guys). [2]

    21 Jul 2012 Reply
  • pjperezvegas

    @zmaster89 - I wouldn't call that No Doubt. I'd call that Gwen Stefani (featuring some other guys).

    19 Jul 2012 Reply
  • boo5776

    Love the entire album!

    15 Jun 2012 Reply
  • bullwinkle54

    Love the one your with

    20 May 2012 Reply
  • ruancmc

    "Why do the good girls... always want the bad boys?" [3]

    5 May 2012 Reply
  • multimoulinette

    I can't help myself of loving this song! <3

    23 Apr 2012 Reply
  • 5TG

    Wooo-ooo-OOOOOOOOOO do do doooo

    11 Apr 2012 Reply
  • p-each

    "Why do the good girls... always want the bad boys?" [2]

    4 Mar 2012 Reply
  • maryann2version

    "Why do the good girls... always want the bad boys?"

    15 Dec 2011 Reply
  • coolhotrodder

    cool tune thanks kemp678

    13 Dec 2011 Reply
  • bizkitbella

    note to blair take that cork out of your asshole it dont really matter does it

    15 Sep 2011 Reply
  • blaircramer

    This isn't pop. This is ska punk and reggae fusion. Such a great song.

    1 Sep 2011 Reply
  • davidbowiegirl

    Great song <3

    28 Feb 2011 Reply
  • danilowho

    ..but I just keep trying.

    13 Feb 2011 Reply
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